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Jersey Population

Jersey is the City in the New Jersey State of the United States, located on a peninsula between the Hudson and Hackensack rivers, opposite Manhattan Island, New York City, with which it is connected by the Holland Tunnel. Jersey population in 2021 is estimated to be 297,560, covers city area of 21.13 sq mi (54.74 sq km), second populous city of New Jersey after Newark, ranks third highest density of any US city. Jersey City's emergence as a major transportation hub, sharing a communications complex with New York City.

Below is the Jersey, New Jersey population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010248,363
2011252,9101.83
2012256,1481.28
2013257,2430.43
2014258,7940.60
2015260,3320.59
2016260,6260.11
2017263,4011.06
2018265,5490.82
2019262,075-1.31
2020292,44911.59
2021 *297,5601.95
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Jersey is in the northeastern region of New Jersey and the city is divided into six wards which includes Bergen-Lafayette, Downtown Jersey City, The Heights, Journal Square, Greenville and West Side.


Jersey Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Jersey population is 262,075, out of these 131,435 are male, 130,640 are female, The sex ratio of Jersey is 101. The median age of the Jersey population is 34.1, Jersey population by age are, under 18 years is 49,060, 16 years and over is 216,757, 18 years and over is 213,015, 21 years and over is 206,336, 65 years and over is 36,180. 50.2% are male, 49.8% are female, Population of Jersey by age percentwise is, 18.7% are under 18 years old, 82.7% are 16 years and over, 81.3% are 18 years and over, 78.7% are 21 years and over, 11.4% are 65 years and over. There are total 116,602 housing units, The voting population of Jersey are 155,099, out of these 75,691 are male voters, 79,408 are female voters, 48.8% are male, 51.2% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -517,6526.7%
5 - 914,5185.5%
10 - 1410,4494.0%
15 - 1911,4354.4%
20 - 2414,5775.6%
25 - 3468,09326.0%
35 - 4441,27815.8%
45 - 5429,21611.1%
55 - 5912,9985.0%
60 - 6412,0704.6%
65 - 7418,6917.1%
75 - 847,3422.8%
85 and over3,7561.4%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Jersey Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Jersey by race are:

White Population

White population in Jersey, New Jersey are 103,825, percentage wise 39.6 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Jersey, New Jersey are 60,542, percentage wise 23.1 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Jersey, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Jersey are 65,273, percentage wise 24.9 percent are asians, out of these 31,858 are Asian Indians, 9,858 are Chinese, 10,872 are Filipinos, 1,411 are Japanese, 1,802 are Korean, 3,104 are Vietnamese and 6,368 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Jersey, New Jersey are 66,158. Percentage wise 25.2 percent are hispanics, out of these 3,167 are Mexican people, 18,105 are Puerto Ricans, 1,997 are Cubans, and 42,889 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race262,075Percent
White103,82539.6%
Black or African American60,54223.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2310.5%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population65,27324.9%
Asian Indian31,85812.2%
Chinese9,8583.8%
Filipino10,8724.1%
Japanese1,4110.5%
Korean1,8020.7%
Vietnamese3,1041.2%
Other Asian Population6,368
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander00.0%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino66,15825.2%
Mexican3,1671.2%
Puerto Rican18,1056.9%
Cuban1,9970.8%
Other Hispanic or Latino42,889
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Jersey native population is 145,727, out of these 80,484 born in the New Jersey state and 55,914 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 116,348, out of these 52,314 are Naturalised US citizen, 3,241 are in Europe, 20,048 in Asia, 6,180 in Africa, 22,310 in Latin America and 535 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Jersey are 64,034, out of these 4,361 are from Europe, 33,001 are from Asia, 7,114 from Africa, 18,597 are from Latin America and 681 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native145,727
Born in state of residence80,484
Born in other state in the United States55,914
Northeast40,249
Midwest0
South8,236
West3,964
Born outside the United States9,329
Puerto Rico6,265
U.S. Island Areas31
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,033
Foreign born
Born outside of United States116,348
Naturalized U.S. citizen52,314
Europe3,241
Asia20,048
Africa6,180
Oceania0
Latin America22,310
Northern America535
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen64,034
Europe4,361
Asia33,001
Africa7,114
Oceania280
Latin America18,597
Northern America681
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Jersey Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Jersey, New Jersey are 116,602, Occupied housing units are 108,939, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 28.74% of houses are owner occupied and 64.69% of houses are renter occupied in Jersey. There are 7.09 percent of one-unit detached, 6.92 percent of one-units attached, 21.60 percent of two-unit houses, 11.88 percent of three or four unit homes. 0.05 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 40.41 percent are available with one vehicle, 13.68 percent are available with two vehicles, 3.61 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 35.72 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units116,602
Occupied housing units108,939
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached8,263
1-unit attached8,074
2 units25,181
3 or 4 units13,857
Mobile home59
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied33,514
Renter-occupied75,425
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Jersey Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Jersey, New Jersey is $424,900, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.94 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.18 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.91 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.91 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 4.65 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 9.59 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 9.17 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 2.39 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0001,092
$50,000 to $99,999215
$100,000 to $149,9991,061
$150,000 to $199,9991,062
$200,000 to $299,9995,425
$300,000 to $499,99911,180
$500,000 to $999,99910,696
$1,000,000 or more2,783
Median (dollars)424,900
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Jersey Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,536, 0.19 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.75 percent pay between $500 to $999, 1.99 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 4.22 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 3.04 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 3.38 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 7.28 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $1,005, 0.37 percent of homes pay less than $250, 0.44 percent pays between $250 to $399, 0.56 percent pay between $400 to $599, 1.14 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.43 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.97 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500219
$500 to $999877
$1,000 to $1,4992,325
$1,500 to $1,9994,916
$2,000 to $2,4993,550
$2,500 to $2,9993,939
$3,000 or more8,492
Median (dollars)2,536
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250428
$250 to $399518
$400 to $599653
$600 to $7991,324
$800 to $9991,664
$1,000 or more4,627
Median (dollars)1,005
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Jersey Rental

Total number of Jersey rental homes or apartments are 75,425, occupied by Renter, The median value of Jersey average rental rate is $1,541. 10.16 percent of homes are under $500, 14.49 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 38.83 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 19.78 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 14.26 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5007,666
$500 to $99910,929
$1,000 to $1,49917,199
$1,500 to $1,99912,090
$2,000 to $2,4997,667
$2,500 to $2,9997,252
$3,000 or more10,756
Median (dollars)1,541
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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