The Heights demographics profile

StatisticThe HeightsJersey CityNew Jersey
Population56,548261,6668,915,456
Population density (sq mi)33,81317,6861
Median age34.633.739.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a47%69%
Speak Spanishn/a23%16%
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  • The population density in The Heights is 91% higher than Jersey City.
  • The median age in The Heights is 3% higher than Jersey City.
  • In The Heights 39.48% of the population is White.
  • In The Heights 6.83% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In The Heights 24.09% of the population is Asian.

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The Heights population breakdown by race

RaceThe HeightsJersey CityNew Jersey
White39.48%35.27%68.15%
Black or African American6.83%24.84%13.54%
Asian24.09%25.01%9.19%
American Indian0.66%0.34%0.21%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.03%
Mixed race3.53%3.13%2.53%
Other race25.38%11.37%6.35%
In The Heights, 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 The Heights, Jersey City, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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