Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ

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Population

116,274

2.55% growth

Poverty Rate

22.4%


Median Age

34.4


Median Household Income

$46,415

4.49% growth

Number of Employees

50,912

4.42% growth

Median Property Value

$280,900

1.55% growth

About

In 2017, Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 116k people with a median age of 34.4 and a median household income of $46,415. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew from 113,386 to 116,274, a 2.55% increase and its median household income grew from $44,419 to $46,415, a 4.49% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), White (Hispanic) (12%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (11.9%). 45.6% of the people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language, and 83.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are New Jersey City University (1,739 degrees awarded in 2017), Saint Peter's University (882 degrees), and Starting Points Inc (26 degrees).

The median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is $280,900, and the homeownership rate is 31.1%. Most people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ commute by Public Transit, and the average commute time is 35.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is 1 car per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ employs 50.9k people. The largest industries in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (3,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,104 people), and Hospitals (2,480 people), and the highest paying industries are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($112,694), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($104,500), and Insurance carriers & related activities ($101,084).

Median household income in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is $46,415. Males in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.2 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,194. The income inequality in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,415

2017 value

± $1,921

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 6.4%

Households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $46,415, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,419 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,135

Average Male Salary

± $8,968

$45,194

Average Female Salary

± $6,616

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.2 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $68,361 ± $44,832

  2. Asian

    $54,314 ± $12,757

  3. White

    $50,389 ± $12,807

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.26 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.465

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.09% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ (25.8k out of 115k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    12,869 ± 867

  2. Hispanic

    7,819 ± 731

  3. White

    6,558 ± 649

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.9k

2017 Value

4.42%

1 Year growth

± 4.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 4.42%, from 48.8k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, are Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (2,179 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,994 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,817 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (2,179 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,994 people), and Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,817 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Postal service clerks (7.48 times higher than expected), Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (6.08 times), and Postal service mail sorters, processors, & processing machine operators (5.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($192,910), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($183,212), and Physicians & surgeons ($162,396).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.9k

2017 Value

4.42%

1 Year growth

± 4.42%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 4.42%, from 48.8k employees to 50.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,104 people), and Hospitals (2,480 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,175 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,104 people), and Hospitals (2,480 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Apparel, piece goods, & notions merchant wholesalers (7.65 times higher than expected), Investigation & security services (5.22 times), and Warehousing & storage (5.07 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($112,694), Pharmaceutical & medicine manufacturing ($104,500), and Insurance carriers & related activities ($101,084).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $55.9B

  2. $42.1B

  3. $38.2B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $55.9B, followed by Electronics ($42.1B) and Mixed freight ($38.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$517B

2020 Value

$734B

Projected 2045 Value

42% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $517B. This is expected to increase 42% to $734B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $79.3B

  2. $54.2B

  3. $17.9B

In 2015, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $79.3B, followed by Pennsylvania with $54.2B and California and $17.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

82.2% of the population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 29% on Medicaid, 7.92% on Medicare, 6.29% on non-group plans, and 0.484% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1187 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 534 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.1%). Additionally, Cumberland County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (34.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 1.11% increase from the previous year (1,171 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,081

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,049

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,614

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.8%

Uninsured

38.5%

Employer Coverage

29%

Medicaid

7.92%

Medicare

6.29%

Non-Group

0.484%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 17.8%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.1% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 12.1%.

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Diversity

Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 116k people, from which 83.8% are citizens. As of 2016, 33.1% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (37.6k people).

In 2017, there were 2.47 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.4k people) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.2k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Spanish (25,464 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (7,282 speakers), and Arabic (3,733 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

29

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 34.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

33.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

37.6k people

32.5%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

36.9k people

As of 2016, 33.1% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents (37.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 32.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    6,861 ± 1,973 people

  2. Dominican Republic

    5,018 ± 1,701 people

  3. Egypt

    2,520 ± 1,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Philippines, the natal country of 6,861 Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 5,018 and Egypt with 2,520.

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Citizenship

83.8%

2017 Citizenship

84%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 83.8% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 84%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ

  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    45.4k ± 1.5k

  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    18.4k ± 1.23k

  3. White (Non-Hispanic)

    16.2k ± 1.03k

In 2017, there were 2.47 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (45.4k people) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.2k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    25,464 speakers (23.8%)

  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    7,282 speakers (6.81%)

  3. Arabic

    3,733 speakers (3.49%)

45.6% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 23.8% of the overall population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 6.81% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 3.49% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    637 ± 138

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    359 ± 143

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    288 ± 149

Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ awarded 2,647 degrees. The student population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 4,391 male students and 7,423 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (808 and 31.9%), followed by White (736 and 29%), Black or African American (480 and 18.9%), and Unknown (275 and 10.8%).

The largest universities in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are New Jersey City University (1,739 and 65.7%), Saint Peter's University (882 and 33.3%), and Starting Points Inc (26 and 0.982%).

The most popular majors in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (221 and 8.35%), General Psychology (196 and 7.4%), and Registered Nursing (185 and 6.99%).

The median tuition costs in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are $35,326 for private four year colleges, and $8,438 and $17,640 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 180 degrees awarded

  2. 196 degrees awarded

  3. 185 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was General Business Administration & Management with 180 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,739 degrees awarded

  2. 882 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

$8,438

Median In-State Public

$35,326

Median Private

In 2017, the Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Jersey City University with 1,739 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

872

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,775

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 872 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.491 times less than the 1,775 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    808 degrees awarded

  2. White

    736 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    480 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 808 degrees mean that there were 1.1 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 736 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was $280,900 in 2017, which is 1.22 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $276,600 to $280,900, a 1.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is 31.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.1 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$280,900

2017 Median

± $6,316

$276,600

2016 Median

± $6,916

In 2017, the median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $280,900 from the previous year's value of $276,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$46,415

Median Household Income

± $1,921

40.2k

Number of Households

± 1,428

In 2017, the median household income of the 40.2k households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $46,415 from the previous year's value of $44,419.

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

31.1%

2017 Homeownership

30.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 31.1% of the housing units in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 30.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

35.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.93% of the workforce in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Public Transit

    39.3%

  2. Drove Alone

    38.7%

  3. Carpooled

    10.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Public Transit (39.3%), followed by those who Drove Alone (38.7%) and those who Carpooled (10.3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have 1 car, followed by 0 cars.

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