Downtown demographics profile

StatisticDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)14,53217,6861
Median age35.133.739.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Speak Englishn/a47%69%
Speak Spanishn/a23%16%

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  • The population density in Downtown is 18% lower than Jersey City.
  • The median age in Downtown is 4% higher than Jersey City.
  • In Downtown 55.57% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Downtown 8.84% of the population is African American.
  • In Downtown 27.70% of the population is Asian.

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Downtown population breakdown by race

RaceDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
African American8.84%24.84%13.54%
American Indian0.17%0.34%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.16%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race4.07%3.13%2.53%
Other race3.47%11.37%6.35%
In Downtown, 28.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Downtown age breakdown

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Source: The Downtown, Jersey City, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).