West New York demographics profile

StatisticWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)51,1311,19691
Median age34.739.337.4
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Speak English17%70%79%
Speak Spanish75%16%13%
West New York, NJ has a population of 51,511 and is the 772nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 51,131 per sq mi which is 4177% higher than the New Jersey average and 56336% higher than the national average. The median age in West New York is 35 which is approximately 12% lower than the New Jersey average of 39. In West New York, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 17% speak English and 75% speak Spanish. 27% of West New York residents were born in New Jersey, 12% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 58% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in West New York is 4177% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in West New York is 12% lower than New Jersey.
  • In West New York 60.31% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West New York 3.45% of the population is African American.
  • In West New York 5.10% of the population is Asian.

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West New York population breakdown by race

RaceWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
African American3.45%13.54%12.60%
American Indian0.87%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.19%0.03%0.17%
Mixed race3.92%2.48%2.91%
Other race26.16%6.28%4.70%
In West New York, 78.5% 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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Source: The West New York, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.