West Side demographics profile

StatisticWest SideJersey CityNew Jersey
Population22,917261,6668,915,456
Population density (sq mi)11,07017,6861
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%
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  • 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 or African American.
  • In West Side 26.63% of the population is Asian.

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West Side population breakdown by race

RaceWest SideJersey CityNew Jersey
White30.17%35.27%68.15%
Black or African American30.69%24.84%13.54%
Asian26.63%25.01%9.19%
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.

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