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Bayonne, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Bayonne had a population of 68,060 as of July 1, 2017. Bayonne ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bayonne is located at latitude 40.6625 and longitude -74.1102 in Hudson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bayonne (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.81 sq. miles and a water area of 5.27 sq. miles. Hudson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The City of Bayonne (GNIS ID: 885151) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bayonne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bayonne: Bergen Neck, Constabals Hoek, Pamlicae Farme, Pamrepau.

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Bayonne, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 68,060
Daytime Population: Workers 23,636
Daytime Population: Residents 37,214
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 60,850
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 67,782
Population in Familes 54,742
Population in Group Qrtrs 278
Population Density2 11,708
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $58,939
Average Household Income $78,489
Per Capita Income $31,370


Total Housing Units 30,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,558 (31.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,511 (58.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,066 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $344,669
Average Home Value $370,606


Total Households 27,069
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 17,189
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.07% 1.08%
Households 0.97% 1.01%
Families 0.95% 1.0%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

Bayonne, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bayonne to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 11 98th
Population Density # 23 96th
Diversity Index # 75 86th
Median Household Income # 413 24th
Per Capita Income # 385 30th

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