Hawthorne demographics profile

StatisticHawthorneNew JerseyNational
Population18,9508,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,711191
Median age39.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%45%43%
Speak English71%69%79%
Speak Spanish17%16%13%
Hawthorne, NJ has a population of 18,950 and is the 2,305th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,711 per sq mi which is 570961% higher than the New Jersey average and 6203% higher than the national average. The median age in Hawthorne is 39 which is approximately 1% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Hawthorne, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 71% speak English and 17% speak Spanish. 66% of Hawthorne residents were born in New Jersey, 16% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hawthorne is 570961% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Hawthorne is 1% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Hawthorne 91.66% of the population is White.
  • In Hawthorne 1.58% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hawthorne 1.14% of the population is Asian.

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Hawthorne population breakdown by race

RaceHawthorneNew JerseyNational
White91.66%68.15%73.35%
Black or African American1.58%13.54%12.63%
Asian1.14%9.19%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.92%2.53%3.06%
Other race3.70%6.35%4.75%
In Hawthorne, 20.4% 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 Hawthorne, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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