Journal Square demographics profile

StatisticJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
Population27,965261,6668,915,456
Population density (sq mi)9,49917,6861
Median age34.233.739.5
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a47%69%
Speak Spanishn/a23%16%
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  • The population density in Journal Square is 46% lower than Jersey City.
  • The median age in Journal Square is 1% higher than Jersey City.
  • In Journal Square 42.78% of the population is White.
  • In Journal Square 10.52% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Journal Square 41.27% of the population is Asian.

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Journal Square population breakdown by race

RaceJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
White42.78%35.27%68.15%
Black or African American10.52%24.84%13.54%
Asian41.27%25.01%9.19%
American Indian0.13%0.34%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race2.55%3.13%2.53%
Other race2.73%11.37%6.35%
In Journal Square, 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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Source: The Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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