The total population of the City of Jersey City is 266,716. The median age is 33.47
The majority of the population in Jersey City has completed at least a bachelor degree, and 47.61% has a College Degree.
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Jersey City has a labor force of 148,306 people, with an unemployment rate of 3.8%.
Unemployment Rate Change (1 year)
Where are the top jobs by occupation?
Office and Administrative support
Executive, Managers, and Administrators
Business and Financial Operations
The work distribution of total employees in Jersey City is:
Jersey City has a total of 9,597 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Jersey City were Health Care and Social Services, Retail, Banking, Finance and Insurance, and Education.
What are the top industries by jobs?
Health Care and Social Services
Banking, Finance and Insurance
How many employees do businesses in Jersey City have?
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Households in Jersey City earn a median yearly income of 62,677. 51.55% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 64,883 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.
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There are 143% more households who rent their homes than there are homeowners.
Owners vs. Renters
Residents spend an average of 34 minutes commuting to work. Jersey City is served by 24 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.
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