Bayonne, New Jersey Population 2020

65,075

Bayonne is a city located in New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 65,075, it is the 10th largest city in New Jersey and the 590th largest city in the United States. Bayonne is currently declining at a rate of -0.01% annually but its population has increased by 3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 63,024 in 2010. Bayonne reached it's highest population of 88,979 in 1930. Spanning over 11 miles, Bayonne has a population density of 11,178 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bayonne is $80,094 with a poverty rate of 13.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,221 per month, and the median house value is $320,300. The median age in Bayonne is 38 years, 36.2 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Bayonne Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bayonne was:

  • White: 63.35%
  • Black or African American: 11.50%
  • Other race: 11.22%
  • Asian: 9.85%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.10%
The current population of Bayonne, New Jersey is 65,075, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,083.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 63,024.

Bayonne, New Jersey Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,36863.35%
Black or African American7,51011.50%
Some Other Race7,32511.22%
Asian6,4359.85%
Two or More Races2,3923.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2060.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native640.10%

Bayonne Population Pyramid 2020

Bayonne Median Age

38


Total

36.2


Male

39.6


Female

Bayonne Adults

There are 49,947 adults, (9,238 of whom are seniors) in Bayonne.

Bayonne Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bayonne Sex Ratio

Female

32,780

50.20%

Male

32,520

49.80%

Bayonne Households and Families

Bayonne Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bayonne Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married49.6%50.4%
All38%62%
Male32.8%67.2%
Non Family30.5%69.5%
Female24.2%75.8%

38.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,9752.638
Married10,8373.4849.6
Non Family8,6711.1630.5
Female3,7833.0924.2
Male1,6843.2932.8

3.27

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bayonne Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6545.86%
9th to 12th Grade2,8286.24%
High School Graduate14,83932.75%
Some College6,83915.09%
Associates Degree2,0944.62%
Bachelors Degree11,01524.31%
Graduate Degree5,04711.14%

Bayonne Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,42122,4799,363
Hispanic11,4618,8412,299
Black4,7894,2731,552
Asian4,5934,1582,768
Other Race4,4473,529846
Multiple Races791641244
Native American6452
Islander612815

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,357$49,591$36,162
Less Than High School$23,648$27,155$20,277
High School Grad$36,433$44,026$27,432
Some College$36,967$42,004$33,741
Bachelors Degree$51,544$52,461$50,512
Graduate Degree$73,670$85,642$56,905

$42,357

Average Earnings

$49,591

Average Male

$36,162

Average Female

Bayonne Language

Bayonne Language by Age

Bayonne Language

53.06% of Bayonne residents speak only English, while 46.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.69% of the population.

Bayonne Poverty

Bayonne Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,5073,81818.62%
White30,3893,38611.14%
Asian6,4311,05316.37%
Other7,32591212.45%
Black7,4797439.93%
Multiple2,39261025.50%
Native645281.25%
Islander206157.28%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bayonne

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bayonne is Native, with 81.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bayonne is Islander, with 7.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.76%
High School13.05%
Some College9.05%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.20%
Female Unemployed12.64%
Male Employed6.91%
Female Employed6.72%

Bayonne Income

Bayonne Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,924$80,094
Families$70,786$91,410
Married Families$83,318$104,058
Non Families$40,672$52,388

Bayonne Marital Status

Bayonne Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Bayonne Married by Age and Sex

Bayonne Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Bayonne Marital Status by Race

Bayonne Veterans

2,047

Number of Veterans

1,939

Male Veterans

108

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam877
Korea242
First Gulf War207
Second Gulf War206
World War II58
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74747
75+612
35 to 54336
55 to 64220
18 to 34132
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7725.31%
Hispanic2722.02%
Black1522.87%
Other591.15%
Asian270.54%
2 or More222.45%
Hawaiian1511.72%

$Bayonne Veterans by Education

4.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bayonne Employment Status

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Bayonne 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

53.30%

Born in New Jersey

69.62%

Native Born

30.38%

Foreign Born

14.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.62% of Bayonne residents were born in the United States, with 53.30% having been born in New Jersey. 14.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065,075-4-0.01%
201965,079-4-0.01%
201865,083-264-0.40%
201765,347-4-0.01%
201665,351340.05%
201565,317-80-0.12%
201465,3976430.99%
201364,7544910.76%
201264,2633170.50%
201163,9468941.42%
201063,0521,2100.19%
200061,8423980.06%
199061,444-3,603-0.57%
198065,047-7,696-1.11%
197072,743-1,472-0.20%
196074,215-2,988-0.39%
195077,203-1,995-0.25%
194079,198-9,781-1.16%
193088,97912,2251.49%
192076,75421,2093.29%
191055,54522,8235.43%
190032,72213,6895.57%
189019,0339,6617.34%
18809,3725,5389.35%
18703,8340.00%