Linden demographics profile

StatisticLindenNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)3,892191
Median age37.139.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%45%43%
Speak English52%69%79%
Speak Spanish26%16%13%
Linden, NJ has a population of 41,595 and is the 983rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,892 per sq mi which is 389089% higher than the New Jersey average and 4196% higher than the national average. The median age in Linden is 37 which is approximately 6% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In Linden, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 52% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 50% of Linden residents were born in New Jersey, 14% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 33% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Linden is 389089% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Linden is 6% lower than New Jersey.
  • In Linden 55.09% of the population is White.
  • In Linden 29.82% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Linden 3.33% of the population is Asian.

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Linden population breakdown by race

RaceLindenNew JerseyNational
Black or African American29.82%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.23%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.16%2.53%3.06%
Other race8.36%6.35%4.75%
In Linden, 30.7% 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 Linden, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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