StatisticJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
Population27,965261,6668,882,190
Population density (sq mi)9,49917,6861,215
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%

Key findings

  • 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
  • In Journal Square 41.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Jersey City, NJ Demographics

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      Journal Square population breakdown by race

      RaceJournal SquareJersey CityNew Jersey
      White42.78%35.27%68.15%
      Black10.52%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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Journal Square age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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