Learn more by clicking the Google or Facebook button below


Population Demographics for New Jersey 2017, 2018

List of Counties and Cities in New Jersey

Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population8,791,894100
Hispanic or Latino1,555,14417
Black or African American1,204,82613
Some Other Race559,7226
Two or More Races240,3032
American Indian29,026Below 1%
Three or more races16,542Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander3,043Below 1%
Native Hawaiian674Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population4,279,6004,512,2948,791,894
Hispanic or Latino783,418771,7261,555,144
Black or African American565,706639,1201,204,826
Some Other Race286,295273,427559,722
Two or More Races119,194121,109240,303
American Indian15,02014,00629,026
Three or more races7,6468,89616,542
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander1,5541,4893,043
Native Hawaiian325349674

Relevant Related Information

Demographic population totals

Total population in New Jersey

Total Population:8,791,894
Male Population:4,279,600
Female Population:4,512,294

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in New Jersey

Both sexes39

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in New Jersey

Total Population:8,605,018
Male Population:4,169,151
Under 5 years:275,715
5 to 9 years:288,298
10 to 14 years:299,812
15 to 17 years:189,652
18 and 19 years:104,841
20 years:49,433
21 years:48,919
22 to 24 years:157,171
25 to 29 years:267,929
30 to 34 years:266,795
35 to 39 years:281,676
40 to 44 years:309,682
45 to 49 years:336,658
50 to 54 years:321,739
55 to 59 years:267,722
60 and 61 years:93,835
62 to 64 years:129,690
65 and 66 years:68,556
67 to 69 years:90,618
70 to 74 years:113,690
75 to 79 years:88,047
80 to 84 years:66,849
85 years and over:51,824
Female Population:4,435,867
Under 5 years:264,281
5 to 9 years:275,814
10 to 14 years:286,677
15 to 17 years:180,179
18 and 19 years:94,596
20 years:45,637
21 years:45,718
22 to 24 years:154,135
25 to 29 years:273,397
30 to 34 years:279,877
35 to 39 years:297,560
40 to 44 years:330,378
45 to 49 years:357,801
50 to 54 years:344,487
55 to 59 years:291,575
60 and 61 years:104,948
62 to 64 years:146,692
65 and 66 years:78,755
67 to 69 years:108,639
70 to 74 years:142,522
75 to 79 years:121,811
80 to 84 years:103,963
85 years and over:106,425

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in New Jersey

Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in New Jersey

Family led homes:2,226,606
Husband-wife family:1,643,377
Other family:583,229
Population of male led with no wife present:154,134
Population female led with no husband present:429,095
Population of Nonfamily homes:987,754
Population living alone:811,221
Population not living alone:176,533

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in New Jersey with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:1,126,325
Population of family homes:1,119,595
Husband-wife family:788,305
Under 6 years only:186,936
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:159,929
6 to 17 years only:441,440
Other family:331,290
Male householder, no wife present:76,930
Under 6 years only:20,234
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:13,511
6 to 17 years only:43,185
Female led with no husband present:254,360
Under 6 years only:49,022
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:48,149
6 to 17 years only:157,189
Nonfamily households:6,730
Male led households:4,874
Under 6 years only:1,074
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:395
6 to 17 years only:3,405
Female led householder:1,856
Under 6 years only:514
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:142
6 to 17 years only:1,200
Households with no people under 18 years:2,088,035
Family households:1,107,011
Husband-wife family:855,072
Other family:251,939
Male led with no wife present:77,204
Female led with no husband present:174,735
Nonfamily households:981,024
Male led householder:430,184
Female led householder:550,840

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in New Jersey, by type

Total Home Population:3,214,360
Population of Family homes:2,226,606
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:38,557
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:286,845
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:502,223
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:580,909
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:229,951
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:190,371
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:230,900
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:128,588
Population of 85 year olds and over:38,262
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:987,754
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:34,534
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:140,559
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:119,835
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:168,794
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:90,634
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:89,006
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:140,047
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:127,429
Population of 85 year olds and over:76,916

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in New Jersey containing people over 60

Total Population:3,214,360
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:1,167,413
1-person household:403,224
2-or-more-person household:764,189
Family households:727,002
Nonfamily households:37,187
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:2,046,947
1-person household:407,997
2-or-more-person household:1,638,950
Family homes:1,499,604
Nonfamily homes:139,346

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in New Jersey with multiple generations.

Total Population:3,214,360
Home has three or more generations:159,323
Home does not have three or more generations:3,055,037

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in New Jersey under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:2,059,567
Unmarried partner of home lead present:139,251
In family homes:135,054
Population of male led and male partner homes:4,671
Population of male led and female partner households:56,261
Population of female led and female partner households:7,795
Population of female led and male partner households:66,327
In nonfamily homes:4,197
Population of male led and male partner homes:46
Population of male led and female partner homes:3,525
Population of female led and female partner homes:173
Population of female led and male partner homes:453
No unmarried partner of home lead present:1,920,316
In family homes:1,915,382
Population of husband-wife family homes:1,480,559
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:68,083
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:366,740
In nonfamily homes:4,934

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in New Jersey

Total Population:7,178,038
Population Under 18 years:2,035,514
Population 18 years and over:5,142,524

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in New Jersey have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:2,102,465
Family home:1,608,331
Nonfamily homess:494,134
Male led home:196,744
Living alone:155,652
Not living alone:41,092
Female led home:297,390
Living alone:262,375
Not living alone:35,015
Population of Renter occupied homes:1,111,895
Family run homes:618,275
Husband-wife family:319,741
Other family:298,534
Male led with no wife present:74,686
Female led with no husband present:223,848
Nonfamily Homes:493,620
Male led homes:238,314
Male living alone:178,958
Male not living alone:59,356
Female led homes:255,306
Females living alone:214,236
Females not living alone:41,070

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Stop Spam Harvesters, Join Project Honey Pot