Ramsey demographics profile

StatisticRamseyNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)2,7261,21591
Median age43.939.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%45%43%
Speak English86%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%
Ramsey, NJ has a population of 15,000 and is the 2,835th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,726 per sq mi which is 124% higher than the New Jersey average and 2909% higher than the national average. The median age in Ramsey is 44 which is approximately 11% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Ramsey, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 51% of Ramsey residents were born in New Jersey, 37% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Ramsey is 124% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Ramsey is 11% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Ramsey 90.14% of the population is White.
  • In Ramsey 0.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ramsey 9.21% of the population is Asian.

Compare Ramsey, NJ Demographics To Other Cities


      Ramsey population breakdown by race

      RaceRamseyNew JerseyNational
      Black or African American0.11%13.54%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.42%2.53%3.06%
      Other race0.11%6.35%4.75%
      In Ramsey, 3.9% 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 Ramsey, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).