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
  • County: Hudson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.734, Longitude -74.066
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,891
  • PO Box Addresses: 310
  • Residential Addresses: 19,917
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 13,504
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,413

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Jersey City, NJ 07306 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 56,703
Daytime Population: Workers 22,932
Daytime Population: Residents 29,664
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 52,596
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 55,428
Population in Familes 41,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,275
Population Density2 21,332
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $49,532
Average Household Income $66,420
Per Capita Income $25,979


Total Housing Units 24,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,541 (18.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,930 (70.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,671 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $308,541
Average Home Value $335,218


Total Households 21,471
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 12,486
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 1.08% 1.17%
Households 0.95% 1.09%
Families 0.99% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Jersey City, NJ 07306 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07306 to the other 579 ZIP Codes 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 # 13 98th
Population Density # 14 98th
Diversity Index # 27 96th
Median Household Income # 508 12th
Per Capita Income # 493 15th

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