CITY LANDING: About Jersey City

Learn more about the city of Jersey City by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Jersey City will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Jersey City. You can also view apartments for rent in Jersey City, NJ by clicking the link and search box below.

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Jersey City Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 13.92%
    10-17: 10.73%
    18-29: 20.06%
    30-39: 17.94%
    40-49: 14.14%
    50-64: 13.47%
    65 & Over: 9.74%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 14.92 sq mi
    Total Population: 248,423
    Population Density Ranking (National): 94th percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 85th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 21st percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 8th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $39,861
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $48,813
    Median Income Ranking (National): 47th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 20th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 42nd percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 20th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 37th percentile
    Single: 63rd percentile
    Married With Children: 18th percentile
    Married With No Children: 19th percentile
    Single With Children: 14th percentile
    Single With No Children: 49th percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: JERSEY CITY
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 10.53 : 1

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