West New York demographics profile

StatisticWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)52,709191
Median age35.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%56%55%
Speak English16%69%79%
Speak Spanish75%16%13%
West New York, NJ has a population of 52,407 and is the 767th largest city in the United States. The population density is 52,709 per sq mi which is 5270800% higher than the New Jersey average and 58078% higher than the national average. The median age in West New York is 35 which is approximately 11% lower than the New Jersey average of 40. In West New York, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 16% speak English and 75% speak Spanish. 26% of West New York residents were born in New Jersey, 11% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 59% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in West New York is 5270800% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in West New York is 11% lower than New Jersey.
  • In West New York 61.54% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West New York 3.32% of the population is African American.
  • In West New York 6.22% of the population is Asian.

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West New York population breakdown by race

RaceWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
African American3.32%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.57%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.18%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.80%2.53%3.06%
Other race24.37%6.35%4.75%
In West New York, 78.0% 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 New York, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).