StatisticThe WaterfrontJersey CityNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)12,61717,6861,215
Median age34.033.739.5
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
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 The Waterfront is 29% lower than Jersey City
  • The median age in The Waterfront is 1% higher than Jersey City
  • In The Waterfront 39.55% of the population is White
  • In The Waterfront 5.79% of the population is Black
  • In The Waterfront 49.53% of the population is Asian

Compare Jersey City, NJ Demographics


      The Waterfront population breakdown by race

      RaceThe WaterfrontJersey CityNew Jersey
      American Indian0.04%0.34%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race3.79%3.13%2.53%
      Other race1.26%11.37%6.35%
      In The Waterfront, 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

      The Waterfront age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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