Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
113,771
1.02% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
35.4
1.43% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
21.2%
1.21% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$51,055
4.04% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$299,600
2.57% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
51,297
0.651% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ had a population of 114k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $51,055. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ declined from 114,943 to 113,771, a −1.02% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,071 to $51,055, a 4.04% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (37.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (15.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (14.3%), Other (Hispanic) (14.1%), and White (Hispanic) (10.9%). 46.3% of the households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

84.4% of the residents in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are New Jersey City University (1,751 degrees awarded in 2019) and Saint Peter's University (868 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was $299,600, and the homeownership rate was 33%. Most people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ used public transit to get to work, and the average commute time was 35.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 1 car per household.

Diversity

Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 114k people, from which 84.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 82.8% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (94.2k people).

In 2019, there were 2.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.4k people) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k 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 (26,084 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (6,574 speakers), and Arabic (3,535 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    42.4k ± 1.7k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    17.5k ± 1.46k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    16.3k ± 1.05k
29.3%
Hispanic Population
33.3k people

In 2019, there were 2.42 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (42.4k people) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 16.3k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.3% of the people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are hispanic (33.3k people).

The following 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
    26,084 speakers (24.8%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    6,574 speakers (6.25%)
  3. Arabic
    3,535 speakers (3.36%)

46.3% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 24.8% of the overall population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 6.25% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 3.36% speak Arabic, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

82.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
94.2k people
34%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
39.1k people

As of 2019, 82.8% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents (94.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 34%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

29
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    5,866 ± 1,831 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    5,426 ± 1,765 people
  3. India
    2,798 ± 1,283 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Philippines, the natal country of 5,866 Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 5,426 and India with 2,798.

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Citizenship

84.4%
2019 Citizenship
84.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 84.4% of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 84.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    684 ± 198
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    316 ± 163
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    283 ± 102

Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Community Mobility

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Economy

Median household income in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is $51,055. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

Males in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,677. The income inequality in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.451, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ employs 51.3k people. The largest industries in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Elementary & secondary schools (3,292 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,258 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,154 people), and the highest paying industries are Broadcasting (except internet) ($124,112), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($110,317), and Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($107,872).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,055
2019 value
± $2,571
4.04%
1 Year Growth
± 6.32%

Households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $51,055, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,071 in 2018, which represents a 4.04% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$57,479
Average Male Salary in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ
± $9,276
$50,677
Average Female Salary in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ
± $8,401

In 2019, full-time male employees in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ made 1.13 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ
  1. Two or More Races
    $62,804 ± $33,718
  2. Asian
    $61,963 ± $12,835
  3. White
    $55,323 ± $12,915

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.451
2019 Wage GINI in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ
0.45
2018 Wage GINI in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ

In 2019, the income inequality in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was 0.451 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.291% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $167,933, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $155,878 and $150,024.

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

21.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ (23.8k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    11,118 ± 896
  2. Hispanic
    7,827 ± 755
  3. White
    6,311 ± 584

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

51.3k
2019 Value
0.651%
1 Year growth
± 0.651%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.651%, from 51k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,170 people), Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (1,909 people), and Cashiers (1,374 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 Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,170 people), Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (1,909 people), and Cashiers (1,374 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 (6.1 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous health technologists & technicians (5.99 times), and Security guards & gaming surveillance officers (5.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($153,310), Computer programmers ($129,326), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing ($114,316).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

51.3k
2019 Value
0.651%
1 Year growth
± 0.651%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 0.651%, from 51k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,292 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,258 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,154 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 Elementary & secondary schools (3,292 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,258 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,154 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 (6.49 times higher than expected), Investigation & security services (4.53 times), and Warehousing & storage (4.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Broadcasting (except internet) ($124,112), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($110,317), and Agencies, brokerages, and other insurance related activities ($107,872).

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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. $57.4B
  2. $52.6B
  3. $51.9B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57.4B, followed by Electronics ($52.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($51.9B).

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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$660B
2018 Value in New Jersey
$1.36T
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
105% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Jersey trade was $660B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.36T 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. $115B
  2. $64.9B
  3. $23.7B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $115B, followed by Pennsylvania with $64.9B and California and $23.7B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ awarded 2,619 degrees. The student population of Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 4,206 male students and 6,976 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (829 and 32.4%), followed by White (752 and 29.4%), Black or African American (486 and 19%), and Unknown (235 and 9.17%).

The largest universities in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are New Jersey City University (1,751 and 66.9%) and Saint Peter's University (868 and 33.1%).

The most popular majors in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (200 and 7.64%), General Psychology (195 and 7.45%), and Registered Nursing (188 and 7.18%).

The median tuition costs in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ are $37,660 for private four year colleges, and $12,248 and $22,054 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 179 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 147 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 195 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Registered Nursing with 179 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,751 degrees awarded
  2. 868 degrees awarded
$12,248
Median In-State Public
$37,660
Median Private

In 2019, the Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was New Jersey City University with 1,751 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

876
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,743
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 876 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ, which is 0.503 times less than the 1,743 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    829 degrees awarded
  2. White
    752 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    486 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Hudson County (Central)--Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was Hispanic or Latino students. These 829 degrees mean that there were 1.1 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 752 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ was $299,600 in 2019, which is 1.25 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $292,100 to $299,600, a 2.57% increase. The homeownership rate in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ is 33%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.7 minutes, and they used public transit to get to work. 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

$299,600
2019 Median
± $9,063
$292,100
2018 Median
± $9,358

In 2019, the median property value in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew to to $299,600 from the previous year's value of $292,100.

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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$51,055
Median Household Income
± $2,571
40.9k
Number of Households
± 1,484

In 2019, the median household income of the 40.9k households in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ grew to $51,055 from the previous year's value of $49,071.

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

33%
2019 Homeownership
32%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 33% 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 32%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. 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

35.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 6.21% 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 Commute in 2019
  1. Public Transit (39.5%)
  2. Drove Alone (38.1%)
  3. Carpooled (10.6%)

In 2019, 39.5% of workers in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ used public transit to get to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (38.1%) and those who carpooled to work (10.6%).

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 false.

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Health

86.3% of the population of Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 30.5% on Medicaid, 8.8% on Medicare, 7.49% on non-group plans, and 0.472% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Salem County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$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

13.7%
Uninsured
39.1%
Employer Coverage
30.5%
Medicaid
8.8%
Medicare
7.49%
Non-Group
0.472%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ declined by 10.8% from 15.4% to 13.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jersey City (South) PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 13.4% prevalence
  3. 13.2% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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