West New York, New Jersey Population 2019

West New York, New Jersey's estimated population is 52,990 according to the most recent United States census estimates. West New York, New Jersey is the 15th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 53295.60 people/mi² (20577.45 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34.9 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 20,705 households in the city, with an average size of 2.8 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.9%, with a median rent of $1217/month. The median house has 3.8 rooms, and has a value of $316,200.

The median income for households in West New York, New Jersey is $50,477, while the mean household income is $70,728.

How Many People Live in West New York, New Jersey?

52,990
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201852,9902570.49%
201752,7331180.22%
201652,615630.12%
201552,5521,0121.96%
201451,5402840.55%
201351,2564040.79%
201250,8523510.70%
201150,5016671.34%
201049,8344,0660.85%
200045,7687,6431.84%
199038,125-1,069-0.28%
198039,194-1,433-0.36%
197040,6275,0801.34%
196035,547-2,136-0.58%
195037,683-1,756-0.45%
194039,4392,3320.61%
193037,1077,1812.17%
192029,92616,3668.24%
191013,5608,2939.92%
19005,2670.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White31,757
Some Other Race14,342
Asian3,310
Two or More Races1,910
Black or African American1,807
American Indian and Alaska Native116
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander103

West New York Nj Population Pyramid 2019

West New York Nj Median Age

34.9


Total

33.7


Male

36.6


Female

West New York Nj Adults

There are 42,198 adults, (6,736 of whom are seniors) in West New York Nj.

West New York Nj Age Dependency

50.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

West New York Nj Sex Ratio

Female

26,766

50.18%

Male

26,579

49.82%

West New York Nj Households and Families

West New York Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West New York Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married25.9%74.1%
Non Family22.7%77.3%
All20.8%79.2%
Female13.5%86.5%
Male7.5%92.5%

20.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,0522.820.8
Married7,3343.5125.9
Non Family6,5291.3822.7
Female3,2833.4613.5
Male1,9063.787.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West New York Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,60017.42%
9th to 12th Grade3,4239.04%
High School Graduate10,49527.71%
Some College5,71615.09%
Associates Degree1,5944.21%
Bachelors Degree6,52517.23%
Graduate Degree3,5269.31%

West New York Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic27,97518,6193,983
Other Race9,5476,2981,048
White5,6275,1533,194
Asian2,8842,7332,122
Black1,5631,441666
Multiple Races1,204712271
Native American1097613
Islander754422

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,330$33,164$23,493
Less Than High School$20,522$25,281$15,730
High School Grad$24,044$30,190$16,650
Some College$28,832$31,927$23,078
Bachelors Degree$51,680$55,476$48,556
Graduate Degree$80,880$97,546$67,161

$30,330

Average Earnings

$33,164

Average Male

$23,493

Average Female

West New York Nj Language

West New York Nj Language by Age

West New York Nj Language

17.00% of West New York Nj residents speak only English, while 83.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 73.93% of the population.

West New York Nj Poverty

West New York Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic40,88110,40325.45%
Other14,3423,62525.28%
White7,3055958.15%
Multiple1,91053628.06%
Black1,80737320.64%
Asian3,3102607.85%
Islander1037067.96%

21.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West New York Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in West New York Nj is Islander, with 67.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West New York Nj is Asian, with 7.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.33%
High School21.03%
Some College13.28%
Bachelors or Greater7.58%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.90%
Male Unemployed35.86%
Male Employed10.34%
Female Employed10.19%

West New York Nj Income

West New York Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,477$70,728
Families$50,780$71,445
Married Families$61,614-
Non Families$37,905$61,557

West New York Nj Marital Status

West New York Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

West New York Nj Married by Age and Sex

West New York Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West New York Nj Marital Status by Race

West New York Nj Veterans

647

Number of Veterans

563

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
Second Gulf War148
First Gulf War133
World War II85
Korea40

West New York Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4301.73%
Hispanic2930.92%
Other1040.93%
2 or More684.85%
Black281.70%
Asian170.57%

West New York Nj Veterans by Education

3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

West New York Nj Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

West New York Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

25.98%

Born in New Jersey

40.01%

Native Born

59.99%

Foreign Born

34.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

40.01% of West New York Nj residents were born in the United States, with 25.98% having been born in New Jersey. 34.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.