Living in Kearny, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Kearny SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
4

Kearny, NJ Crime Report

715
Total Crimes
1,688.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.25%
Below National Average

Kearny, NJ Cost Of Living

125
Kearny's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Kearny, New Jersey Info Snack

Kearny (/krni/ KAR-nee) is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States and a suburb of Newark. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 40,684, reflecting an increase of 171 (+0.4%) from the 40,513 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,639 (+16.2%) from the 34,874 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
41,567
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
11.0%
Median Home
$323,400
Median Income
$67,348
Median Rent
$1,243

Kearny, NJ Photos

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Rankings for Kearny in New Jersey

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Map Of Kearny, NJ

Population over time in Kearny

Year Population % Change
2017 41,567 -2.2%
2016 42,487 1.1%
2015 42,029 0.4%
2014 41,866 0.8%
2013 41,538 1.0%
2012 41,123 0.9%
2011 40,744 0.8%
2010 40,406 0.5%
2009 40,208 -
Crime/100k Kearny NJ USA
Violent Crime 89.8 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 23.6 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 63.8 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1599.0 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 144.1 215.9 376.0
Larceny 1292.0 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 163.0 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Kearny

White
39.1% (16,266)
African American
3.8% (1,578)
American Indian
0.1% (23)
Asian
4.5% (1,867)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.7% (291)
Two Or More
1.6% (682)
Hispanic
50.2% (20,860)
Race Kearny NJ USA
White 39.1% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 3.8% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.7% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 50.2% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Kearny, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
4.4% (181,803)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (107,123)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.4% (347,998)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.9% (287,397)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.7% (612,746)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (796,387)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (576,936)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.0% (704,566)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.3% (346,468)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (195,270)
Income Kearny NJ USA
Less than $10,000 4.4% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.4% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.9% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.7% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.0% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.3% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Kearny

Female
48.9% (20,346)
Male
51.1% (21,221)
Gender Kearny NJ USA
Female 48.9% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kearny for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (4,572)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (3,325)
High School / GED
34.0% (14,132)
Some College
17.0% (7,066)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (2,078)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (7,897)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,078)
Professional Degree
1.0% (415)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Kearny NJ USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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