Jersey City, NJ 07306 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07306: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jersey City, NJ 07306

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,866
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,350
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,293
  • County: Hudson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.734, Longitude -74.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Jersey City, NJ 07306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 55,541
Population in Households 54,267
Population in Familes 40,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,274
Population Density1 19,757
Diversity Index2 86
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21,147
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 12,276
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,494 (18.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,653 (69.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,682 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $295,046
Average Home Value $326,213
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,434
Average Household Income $64,906
Per Capita Income $25,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 1.23%
Households 0.9% 1.2%
Families 0.92% 1.22%
Median Household Income   -1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
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 07306 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07306 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 # 14 98th
Population Density1 # 15 98th
Diversity Index2 # 24 96th
Median Household Income # 518 11th
Per Capita Income # 498 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.