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American Community Survey Data Products for: Jersey City city, Hudson County, N

Data Profiles
merican Community Survey Data Products for: Jersey City city, Hudson County, New Jersey

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Selected Social Characteristics
Selected Economic Characteristics
Selected Housing Characteristics
ACS Demographic And Housing Estimates
Estimate Margin of Error
Selected Social Characteristics in the United States

Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2006
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households 90,020 +/-3,630
Family households (families) 54,313 +/-3,423
With own children under 18 years 26,508 +/-2,939
Married-couple families 30,235 +/-2,471
With own children under 18 years 13,182 +/-1,783
Male householder, no wife present 6,075 +/-1,254
With own children under 18 years 3,350 +/-1,205
Female householder, no husband present 18,003 +/-2,011
With own children under 18 years 9,976 +/-1,758
Nonfamily households 35,707 +/-2,611
Householder living alone 28,228 +/-2,543
65 years and over 7699 +/-1,189

Households with one or more people under 18 years 29,522 +/-3,007
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 17271 +/-1,387

Average household size 2.67 +/-0.07
Average family size 3.43 +/-0.12

RELATIONSHIP
Household population 240,454 +/-9,420
Householder 90,020 +/-3,630
Spouse 29,918 +/-2,372
Child 75,175 +/-4,859
Other relatives 26,884 +/-3,572
Nonrelatives 18,457 +/-2,787
Unmarried partner 6109 +/-1,407

MARITAL STATUS
Males 15 years and over 93,991 +/-4,577
Never married 44,345 +/-3,493
Now married, except separated 38,019 +/-2,887
Separated 2,732 +/-997
Widowed 2,255 +/-732
Divorced 6640 +/-1,272

Females 15 years and over 98,877 +/-3,579
Never married 39,641 +/-2,497
Now married, except separated 35,771 +/-2,726
Separated 4,889 +/-1,012
Widowed 9,309 +/-1,606
Divorced 9267 +/-1,466

FERTILITY
Number of women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the
past 12 months 2,646 +/-1,068
Unmarried women (widowed, divorced, and never married) 814 +/-570
Per 1,000 unmarried women 20 +/-14
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old 40 +/-16
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old 5 +/-9
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old 68 +/-29
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old 24 +/-16

GRANDPARENTS
Number of grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18
years in households 6,063 +/-1,461
Responsible for grandchildren 1808 +/-774
Years responsible for grandchildren
Less than 1 year 379 +/-297
1 or 2 years 502 +/-462
3 or 4 years 238 +/-274
5 or more years 689 +/-413

Characteristics of grandparents responsible for own
grandchildren under 18 years
Who are female 76.9 +/-13.6
Who are married 48.4 +/-21.7

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 64,712 +/-4,362
Nursery school, preschool 5,941 +/-1,082
Kindergarten 3,678 +/-1,222
Elementary school (grades 1-8) 24,392 +/-2,402
High school (grades 9-12) 13,573 +/-1,748
College or graduate school 17128 +/-2,275

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over 162,142 +/-6,097
Less than 9th grade 14,528 +/-1,860
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 17,055 +/-2,819
High school graduate (includes equivalency) 46,052 +/-3,452
Some college, no degree 24,175 +/-3,177
Associate's degree 6,804 +/-1,348
Bachelor's degree 35,270 +/-2,829
Graduate or professional degree 18258 +/-2,239

Percent high school graduate or higher 80.5 +/-1.7
Percent bachelor's degree or higher 33 +/-2.2

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over 183,730 +/-6,724
Civilian veterans N N
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN
NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 years and over 223,802 +/-8,620
With a disability 33775 +/-3,155

Population 5 to 15 years 34,955 +/-2,912
With a disability 2966 +/-933

Population 16 to 64 years 166,584 +/-6,754
With a disability 19660 +/-2,297

Population 65 years and over 22,263 +/-1,630
With a disability 11149 +/-1,608

RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO
Population 1 year and over 239,545 +/-9,134
Same house 205,090 +/-9,257
Different house in the U.S. 31,479 +/-4,544
Same county 19,506 +/-3,385
Different county 11,973 +/-2,746
Same state 3,200 +/-1,158
Different state 8,773 +/-2,515
Abroad 2976 +/-978

PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population 242,845 +/-9,401
Native 154,148 +/-7,361
Born in United States 145,612 +/-6,845
State of residence 98,961 +/-6,018
Different state 46,651 +/-4,269
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to
American parent(s) 8,536 +/-1,660
Foreign born 88697 +/-6,033

U.S. CITIZENSHIP STATUS
Foreign-born population 88,697 +/-6,033
Naturalized U.S. citizen 37,961 +/-3,493
Not a U.S. citizen 50736 +/-5,027

YEAR OF ENTRY
Population born outside the United States 97233 +/-6,231

Native 8,536 +/-1,660
Entered 2000 or later 958 +/-585
Entered before 2000 7578 +/-1,706

Foreign born 88,697 +/-6,033
Entered 2000 or later 28,064 +/-4,144
Entered before 2000 60633 +/-4,661
WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea 88,697 +/-6,033
Europe 5,783 +/-1,287
Asia 36,155 +/-3,718
Africa 7,542 +/-2,040
Oceania 266 +/-359
Latin America 38,764 +/-4,455
Northern America 187 +/-162

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over 224,364 +/-8,619
English only 115,094 +/-5,820
Language other than English 109,270 +/-7,700
Speak English less than "very well" 48,367 +/-4,786
Spanish 56,012 +/-5,791
Speak English less than "very well" 25,683 +/-3,244
Other Indo-European languages 25,365 +/-3,183
Speak English less than "very well" 11,985 +/-2,664
Asian and Pacific Islander languages 19,111 +/-2,970
Speak English less than "very well" 6,949 +/-1,557
Other languages 8,782 +/-2,497
Speak English less than "very well" 3750 +/-1,281

ANCESTRY
Total population 242,845 +/-9,401
American 3,019 +/-1,527
Arab 7,766 +/-2,438
Czech 112 +/-143
Danish 54 +/-65
Dutch 340 +/-350
English 2,983 +/-1,006
French (except Basque) 1,308 +/-506
French Canadian 146 +/-150
German 7,775 +/-1,657
Greek 869 +/-711
Hungarian 1,028 +/-576
Irish 12,897 +/-2,125
Italian 12,941 +/-2,263
Lithuanian 267 +/-182
Norwegian 589 +/-349
Polish 7,278 +/-1,732
Portuguese 343 +/-303
Russian 1,473 +/-597
Scotch-Irish 472 +/-328
Scottish 476 +/-304
Slovak 315 +/-265
Subsaharan African 4,260 +/-1,838
Swedish 271 +/-265
Swiss 58 +/-94
Ukrainian 733 +/-426
Welsh 132 +/-129
West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 5928 +/-2,106
Selected Economic Characteristics
Selected Economic Characteristics: 2006
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over 189,409 +/-6,895
In labor force 127,708 +/-5,922
Civilian labor force 127,708 +/-5,922
Employed 115,733 +/-5,673
Unemployed 11,975 +/-1,716
Armed Forces 0 +/-273
Not in labor force 61701 +/-3,526

Civilian labor force 127708 +/-5,922
Unemployed 9.4 +/-1.3

Females 16 years and over 97,021 +/-3,490
In labor force 58,414 +/-2,885
Civilian labor force 58,414 +/-2,885
Employed 53428 +/-2,870

Own children under 6 years 20,711 +/-2,399
All parents in family in labor force 13390 +/-2,252

Own children 6 to 17 years 33,925 +/-2,757
All parents in family in labor force 22410 +/-2,373

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over 113,070 +/-5,695
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone 39,204 +/-3,237
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled 7,466 +/-1,585
Public transportation (excluding taxicab) 52,714 +/-4,531
Walked 8,855 +/-1,295
Other means 1,960 +/-833
Worked at home 2871 +/-1,200

Mean travel time to work (minutes) 33.1 +/-1.1

Civilian employed population 16 years and over 115733 +/-5,673
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations 40,404 +/-3,348
Service occupations 24,599 +/-2,614
Sales and office occupations 29,381 +/-3,237
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations 0 +/-273
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations 5,917 +/-1,236
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 15432 +/-2,345

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0 +/-273
Construction 4,445 +/-1,145
Manufacturing 8,256 +/-1,644
Wholesale trade 4,431 +/-1,354
Retail trade 9,763 +/-1,650
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 11,577 +/-1,887
Information 3,213 +/-915

Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 14,649 +/-2,208
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative
and waste management services 15,693 +/-1,873
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance 24,072 +/-2,606
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and
food services 9,405 +/-1,783
Other services, except public administration 4,481 +/-1,156
Public administration 5748 +/-1,444

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers 92,457 +/-5,450
Government workers 17,409 +/-1,896
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 5,793 +/-1,301
Unpaid family workers 74 +/-123

INCOME AND BENEFITS (IN 2006 INFLATION-ADJUSTED
DOLLARS)
Total households 90,020 +/-3,630
Less than $10,000 11,114 +/-1,825
$10,000 to $14,999 7,220 +/-1,488
$15,000 to $24,999 10,148 +/-1,544
$25,000 to $34,999 8,916 +/-1,635
$35,000 to $49,999 12,077 +/-1,605
$50,000 to $74,999 13,773 +/-1,750
$75,000 to $99,999 10,536 +/-1,730
$100,000 to $149,999 8,796 +/-1,410
$150,000 to $199,999 4,251 +/-1,002
$200,000 or more 3,189 +/-727
Median household income (dollars) 43,426 +/-3,059
Mean household income (dollars) 62846 +/-3,981

With earnings 74,041 +/-3,348
Mean earnings (dollars) 68,499 +/-4,566
With Social Security 17,622 +/-1,565
Mean Social Security income (dollars) 12,040 +/-716
With retirement income 8,184 +/-1,067
Mean retirement income (dollars) 14237 +/-2,303

With Supplemental Security Income 4,222 +/-1,098
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 7,084 +/-784
With cash public assistance income 4,408 +/-1,159
Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 2,995 +/-486
With Food Stamp benefits in the past 12 months 8764 +/-1,842
Families 54,313 +/-3,423
Less than $10,000 5,069 +/-1,330
$10,000 to $14,999 3,575 +/-942
$15,000 to $24,999 7,057 +/-1,323
$25,000 to $34,999 6,248 +/-1,334
$35,000 to $49,999 7,604 +/-1,240
$50,000 to $74,999 7,967 +/-1,320
$75,000 to $99,999 6,057 +/-1,323
$100,000 to $149,999 5,808 +/-1,217
$150,000 to $199,999 2,899 +/-764
$200,000 or more 2,029 +/-548
Median family income (dollars) 43,372 +/-3,851
Mean family income (dollars) 65126 +/-4,841

Per capita income (dollars) 24989 +/-1,597

Nonfamily households 35,707 +/-2,611
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 40,505 +/-5,290
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 56264 +/-6,157

Median earnings for workers (dollars) 30,194 +/-1,323

Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 41,488 +/-2,615
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers
(dollars) 39849 +/-3,059

PERCENTAGE OF FAMILIES AND PEOPLE WHOSE INCOME
IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS IS BELOW THE POVERTY LEVEL
All families 18.4 +/-3.0
With related children under 18 years 27.1 +/-4.6
With related children under 5 years only 14.9 +/-6.8
Married couple families 9.6 +/-3.0
With related children under 18 years 11.6 +/-4.9
With related children under 5 years only 5.3 +/-4.3
Families with female householder, no husband present 34.3 +/-6.4
With related children under 18 years 46.9 +/-7.8
With related children under 5 years only 34.1 +/-19.0

All people 20 +/-2.6
Under 18 years 34.3 +/-5.5
Related children under 18 years 34 +/-5.6
Related children under 5 years 32.1 +/-8.9
Related children 5 to 17 years 34.9 +/-6.1
18 years and over 15.4 +/-2.0
18 to 64 years 15.4 +/-2.3
65 years and over 15.5 +/-4.1
People in families 19.6 +/-3.2
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over 21.5 +/-3.2
Selected Housing Characteristics
Selected Housing Characteristics: 2006
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units 102,579 +/-3,443
Occupied housing units 90,020 +/-3,630
Vacant housing units 12559 +/-1,981

Homeowner vacancy rate 5 +/-2.0
Rental vacancy rate 5.4 +/-1.3

UNITS IN STRUCTURE
1-unit, detached 7,683 +/-1,348
1-unit, attached 7,003 +/-1,223
2 units 23,961 +/-2,127
3 or 4 units 13,214 +/-2,004
5 to 9 units 14,603 +/-2,068
10 to 19 units 7,246 +/-1,361
20 or more units 28,782 +/-2,237
Mobile home 87 +/-98
Boat, RV, van, etc. 0 +/-273

YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT
Built 2005 or later 992 +/-440
Built 2000 to 2004 7,451 +/-1,277
Built 1990 to 1999 6,524 +/-1,046
Built 1980 to 1989 8,107 +/-1,410
Built 1970 to 1979 5,703 +/-1,337
Built 1960 to 1969 8,452 +/-1,622
Built 1950 to 1959 10,933 +/-1,816
Built 1940 to 1949 10,224 +/-1,591
Built 1939 or earlier 44193 +/-2,726

ROOMS
1 room 3,686 +/-933
2 rooms 11,364 +/-1,404
3 rooms 24,010 +/-2,581
4 rooms 25,437 +/-2,557
5 rooms 19,083 +/-2,099
6 rooms 9,862 +/-1,481
7 rooms 2,569 +/-704
8 rooms 1,731 +/-501
9 rooms or more 4837 +/-849
Median (rooms) 4 +/-0.1

BEDROOMS
No bedroom 4,378 +/-1,019
1 bedroom 31,887 +/-2,514
2 bedrooms 37,837 +/-2,773
3 bedrooms 20,505 +/-1,811
4 bedrooms 4,351 +/-981
5 or more bedrooms 3621 +/-900
Occupied housing units 90020 +/-3,630
HOUSING TENURE
Owner-occupied 29,533 +/-1,901
Renter-occupied 60487 +/-3,785

Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.96 +/-0.18
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.53 +/-0.10

YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT
Moved in 2005 or later 22,372 +/-2,429
Moved in 2000 to 2004 29,689 +/-2,609
Moved in 1990 to 1999 19,704 +/-2,119
Moved in 1980 to 1989 8,779 +/-1,370
Moved in 1970 to 1979 5,499 +/-1,102
Moved in 1969 or earlier 3977 +/-899

VEHICLES AVAILABLE
No vehicles available 35,576 +/-2,675
1 vehicle available 37,600 +/-2,671
2 vehicles available 12,506 +/-1,553
3 or more vehicles available 4338 +/-1,115

HOUSE HEATING FUEL
Utility gas 59,166 +/-3,250
Bottled, tank, or LP gas 1,634 +/-522
Electricity 15,091 +/-1,745
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 13,384 +/-1,482
Coal or coke 0 +/-273
Wood 0 +/-273
Solar energy 59 +/-97
Other fuel 301 +/-221
No fuel used 385 +/-247

SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS
Lacking complete plumbing facilities 962 +/-527
Lacking complete kitchen facilities 1,079 +/-560
No telephone service available 8928 +/-1,419

OCCUPANTS PER ROOM
1.00 or less 82,156 +/-3,354
1.01 to 1.50 5,880 +/-1,374
1.51 or more 1984 +/-819

Owner-occupied units 29533 +/-1,901
VALUE
Less than $50,000 249 +/-208
$50,000 to $99,999 728 +/-357
$100,000 to $149,999 630 +/-275
$150,000 to $199,999 1,918 +/-581
$200,000 to $299,999 6,634 +/-1,078
$300,000 to $499,999 13,566 +/-1,628
$500,000 to $999,999 4,960 +/-1,073
$1,000,000 or more 848 +/-435
Median (dollars) 359100 +/-13,827

MORTGAGE STATUS AND SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER
COSTS
Housing units with a mortgage N N
Less than $300 N N
$300 to $499 N N
$500 to $699 N N
$700 to $999 N N
$1,000 to $1,499 N N
$1,500 to $1,999 N N
$2,000 or more N N
Median (dollars) 2,156 +/-113
Housing units without a mortgage N N
Less than $100 N N
$100 to $199 N N
$200 to $299 N N
$300 to $399 N N
$400 or more N N
Median (dollars) 844 +/-51

SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS AS A PERCENTAGE
OF HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Housing unit with a mortgage 22,988 +/-1,748
Less than 20.0 percent 4,909 +/-982
20.0 to 24.9 percent 2,383 +/-709
25.0 to 29.9 percent 1,944 +/-669
30.0 to 34.9 percent 2,640 +/-799
35.0 percent or more 10,921 +/-1,267
Not computed 191 +/-182
Housing unit without a mortgage 6,545 +/-1,031
Less than 10.0 percent 1,203 +/-405
10.0 to 14.9 percent 1,123 +/-381
15.0 to 19.9 percent 826 +/-420
20.0 to 24.9 percent 839 +/-337
25.0 to 29.9 percent 411 +/-249
30.0 to 34.9 percent 336 +/-255
35.0 percent or more 1,672 +/-606
Not computed 135 +/-168

Renter-occupied units 60487 +/-3,785
GROSS RENT
Less than $200 2,277 +/-823
$200 to $299 1,766 +/-657
$300 to $499 3,097 +/-901
$500 to $749 10,753 +/-1,720
$750 to $999 15,473 +/-1,848
$1,000 to $1,499 14,731 +/-2,172
$1,500 or more 11,284 +/-1,483
No cash rent 1106 +/-505
Median (dollars) 933 +/-31

GROSS RENT AS A PERCENTAGE OF HOUSEHOLD
INCOME
Less than 15.0 percent 6,986 +/-1,370
15.0 to 19.9 percent 6,480 +/-1,229
20.0 to 24.9 percent 7,791 +/-1,681
25.0 to 29.9 percent 6,583 +/-1,138
30.0 to 34.9 percent 5,247 +/-1,425
35.0 percent or more 25,002 +/-2,866
Not computed 2398 +/-821
ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates
ACS Demographic and Housing Estimates: 2006
Total population 242845 +/-9,401
SEX AND AGE
Male 118,693 +/-5,639
Female 124152 +/-4,937

Under 5 years 18,481 +/-1,915
5 to 9 years 14,658 +/-1,954
10 to 14 years 16,838 +/-1,901
15 to 19 years 15,286 +/-1,554
20 to 24 years 15,440 +/-1,445
25 to 34 years 41,383 +/-3,368
35 to 44 years 44,910 +/-3,213
45 to 54 years 29,561 +/-2,532
55 to 59 years 13,906 +/-1,770
60 to 64 years 9,594 +/-1,330
65 to 74 years 12,067 +/-1,280
75 to 84 years 7,939 +/-990
85 years and over 2782 +/-631

Median age (years) 34.8 +/-0.8

18 years and over 183,730 +/-6,724
21 years and over 174,162 +/-6,362
62 years and over 28,753 +/-2,070
65 years and over 22788 +/-1,626

18 years and over 183,730 +/-6,724
Male 89,181 +/-4,443
Female 94549 +/-3,424

65 years and over 22,788 +/-1,626
Male 8,753 +/-972
Female 14035 +/-1,223
RACE
One race 239,840 +/-9,414
Two or more races 3005 +/-1,322

Total population 242,845 +/-9,401
One race 239,840 +/-9,414
White 82,789 +/-6,687
Black or African American 71,221 +/-3,090
American Indian and Alaska Native 500 +/-482
Cherokee tribal grouping N N
Chippewa tribal grouping N N
Navajo tribal grouping N N
Sioux tribal grouping N N
Asian 45,827 +/-3,783
Asian Indian 20,053 +/-3,328
Chinese 4,997 +/-1,958
Filipino 15,481 +/-3,208
Japanese 625 +/-335
Korean 1,673 +/-965
Vietnamese 944 +/-1,036
Other Asian 2,054 +/-1,135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 151 +/-249
Native Hawaiian N N
Guamanian or Chamorro N N
Samoan N N
Other Pacific Islander N N
Some other race 39,352 +/-5,243
Two or more races 3,005 +/-1,322
White and Black or African American 770 +/-646
White and American Indian and Alaska Native 175 +/-219
White and Asian 232 +/-363
Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska
Native 147 +/-179

Race alone or in combination with one or more other
races
Total population 242,845 +/-9,401
White 84,700 +/-6,819
Black or African American 72,355 +/-3,075
American Indian and Alaska Native 822 +/-506
Asian 46,837 +/-3,806
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander N N
Some other race 40928 +/-5,443

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population 242,845 +/-9,401
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 64,509 +/-6,498
Mexican 4,717 +/-2,077
Puerto Rican 23,495 +/-4,683
Cuban 1,095 +/-674
Other Hispanic or Latino 35,202 +/-5,153
Not Hispanic or Latino 178,336 +/-6,250
White alone 59,710 +/-4,597
Black or African American alone 66,891 +/-2,416
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 107 +/-125
Asian alone 45,579 +/-3,776
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 151 +/-249
Some other race alone 4,176 +/-2,025
Two or more races 1,722 +/-877
Two races including Some other race 610 +/-587

Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races 1112 +/-733

Total housing units 102,579 +/-3,443