StatisticDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
Population31,125261,6668,882,190
Population density (sq mi)14,53217,6861,215
Median age35.133.739.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1842%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a47%69%
Speak Spanishn/a23%16%

Key findings

  • 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 White
  • In Downtown 8.84% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 27.70% of the population is Asian

Compare Jersey City, NJ Demographics

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      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
      White55.57%35.27%68.15%
      Black8.84%24.84%13.54%
      Asian27.70%25.01%9.19%
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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