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Where is Jersey City, NJ?

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Jersey City is a city found in New Jersey, The United States Of America. It is located 40.73 latitude and -74.08 longitude and it is situated at elevation 11 meters above sea level.

Jersey City has a population of 247,597 making it the 2nd biggest city in New Jersey. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Newark.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State New Jersey
Population 247,597
Elevation 11 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -74.077640
Latitude 40.728160

Jersey-city has a population of around 259651, of which 128139 (49%) are male and 131512 (50%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Jersey-city is 35.16, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.03 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Jersey-city's 259651 residents, around 252331 (97.20%) identify as having a single race. Of the population, 91808 are white (35.40%), 65140 are black/African Americans (25.10%), 992 are native Americans (0.40%), 65116 are asians (25.00%), 111 are pacific islanders (0.00%), 29164 are other (11.00%).

The median income of households in Jersey-city is $59537.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 9.20% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Jersey City, NJ Zipcodes

The city of Jersey City has 9 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 7002, 7087, 7302, 7304, 7305, 7306, 7307, 7310, 7311.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.