StatisticWest SideJersey CityNew Jersey
Population density (sq mi)11,07017,6861,215
Median age36.233.739.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a47%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%47%45%
Speak Englishn/a47%69%
Speak Spanishn/a23%16%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Side is 37% lower than Jersey City
  • The median age in West Side is 7% higher than Jersey City
  • In West Side 30.17% of the population is White
  • In West Side 30.69% of the population is Black
  • In West Side 26.63% of the population is Asian

Compare Jersey City, NJ Demographics


      West Side population breakdown by race

      RaceWest SideJersey CityNew Jersey
      American Indian0.49%0.34%0.21%
      Native Hawaiian0.11%0.05%0.03%
      Mixed race2.52%3.13%2.53%
      Other race9.38%11.37%6.35%
      In West Side, 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

      West Side age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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