West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ

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2020 Population
145,910
0.128% 1-year growth
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
37.9
1.07% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
14.1%
3.97% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$70,185
8.72% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$386,100
4.52% 1-year growth

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In 2020, West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ had a population of 146k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $70,185. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ grew from 145,723 to 145,910, a 0.128% increase and its median household income grew from $64,555 to $70,185, a 8.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are White (Hispanic) (36.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (22.3%), Other (Hispanic) (18.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.6%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.46%).

73.7% of the households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

74.5% of the residents in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York (187 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was $386,100, and the homeownership rate was 36.3%.

Most people in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.5 minutes. The average car ownership in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was 1 car per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 146k people, from which 74.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 52.6% of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (76.7k people).

In 2020, there were 1.62 times more White (Hispanic) residents (52.8k people) in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 27.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are Spanish (81,641 households), Hindi (2,778 households), and Arabic (2,106 households).

Citizenship

74.5%
2020 Citizenship
74%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 74.5% of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was 74%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    52.8k ± 2.48k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.6k ± 1.63k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    27.1k ± 2.36k
64.4%
Hispanic Population
93.9k people

In 2020, there were 1.62 times more White (Hispanic) residents (52.8k people) in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 32.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 27.1k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

64.4% of the people in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are hispanic (93.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

52.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
76.7k people
52.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
75.9k people

As of 2020, 52.6% of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ residents (76.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was 52.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    81,641 households (59.6%)
  2. Hindi
    2,778 households (2.03%)
  3. Arabic
    2,106 households (1.54%)

73.7% of the households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 59.6% of the households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    720 ± 198
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    631 ± 206
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    351 ± 146

West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ employs 73.5k people. The largest industries in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (5,809 people), Construction (4,960 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,801 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($228,071), Independent artists, writers, and performers ($195,808), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($186,304).

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
33,448
Women
45.5%
40,044
Men
54.5%

The workforce of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 73,492 people, with 45.5% woman, and 54.5% men.

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Occupations

73.5k
2020 Value
−0.668%
1 Year decline
± −0.668%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −0.668%, from 74k employees to 73.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,196 people), Construction laborers (2,172 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,165 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

73.5k
2020 Value
−0.668%
1 Year decline
± −0.668%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −0.668%, from 74k employees to 73.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (5,809 people), Construction (4,960 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,801 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,064
Median earning men ± $2,278
$32,820
Median earning women ± $2,234

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,048), Public Administration ($75,408), and Information ($73,810).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($61,500), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,813), and Information ($52,899).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $70.5B
  2. $58.9B
  3. $50.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Electronics with $70.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($58.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($50.4B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$649B
2020 Value in New Jersey
$1.35T
Projected 2050 Value in New Jersey
108% growth

In 2020, total outbound New Jersey trade was $649B. This is expected to increase 108% to $1.35T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $116B
  2. $61.4B
  3. $24.4B

In 2020, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $116B, followed by Pennsylvania with $61.4B and California and $24.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ awarded 187 degrees. The student population of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 37 male students and 233 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (89 and 48.1%), followed by White (65 and 35.1%), Black or African American (21 and 11.4%), and Asian (8 and 4.32%).

The largest universities in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York (187 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ are General Cosmetology (80 and 42.8%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (69 and 36.9%), and Barbering (20 and 10.7%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.81% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.01% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (30.1k), Bachelors Degree (25.4k), and Primary Education (21.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was $386,100 in 2020, which is 1.68 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $369,400 to $386,100, a 4.52% increase. The homeownership rate in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ is 36.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ is $70,185. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

Property

$386,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,503
$19,352
Median Property Taxes
±$1,191

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

36.3%
Homeownership
2020
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 36.3% of the housing units in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 35%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ with a value of $157,926, followed by Tenafly, Park Ridge & Cresskill Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $151,626 and $149,370.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$70,185
Median Household Income
± $2,898
53.5k
Number of Households
± 1,697

In 2020, the median household income of the 53.5k households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ grew to $70,185 from the previous year's value of $64,555.

The following chart displays the households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.466
2020 Wage GINI in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ
0.469
2019 Wage GINI in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ

In 2020, the income inequality in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.655% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (42.7%)
  2. Public Transit (34.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.32%)

In 2020, 42.7% of workers in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (34.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.32%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

35.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.88% of the workforce in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ (20.3k out of 144k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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83% of the population of West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 8.79% on Medicare, 7.8% on non-group plans, and 0.246% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of New Jersey across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.9% under 18 years, 23.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

17%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
8.79%
Medicare
7.8%
Non-Group
0.246%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ declined by 24% from 22.4% to 17%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in West New York, Secaucus & Guttenberg Towns PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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