Jersey City, NJ 07304 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07304: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jersey City, NJ 07304

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,050
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,926
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 8,350
  • County: Hudson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.718, Longitude -74.075
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jersey City, NJ 07304 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,676
Population in Households 43,431
Population in Familes 34,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 245
Population Density1 20,514
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 16,187
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 10,319
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,422 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,177 (22.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,010 (65.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,235 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $281,103
Average Home Value $313,179


Median Household Income $43,004
Average Household Income $60,179
Per Capita Income $22,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 1.19%
Households 0.94% 1.2%
Families 0.91% 1.19%
Median Household Income   -0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jersey City, NJ 07304 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07304 to the other 580 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 37 94th
Population Density1 # 14 98th
Diversity Index2 # 22 96th
Median Household Income # 532 8th
Per Capita Income # 522 10th

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