Kearny Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Kearny?

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There are 41,412 residents in Kearny, with a median age of 38. Of this, 51.51% are males and 48.49% are females. US-born citizens make up 50.95% of the resident pool in Kearny, while non-US-born citizens account for 27.88%. Additionally, 21.17% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 36,796 people in Kearny currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 41,412 -0.4%
Male Population 21,333 0.5%
Female Population 20,079 -1.3%
Male Population 51.51 %
Female Population 48.49 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38 0.8%
Citizen US Born 21,098 -4.3%
Citizen not US Born 11,547 6.3%
Not Citizen 8,767 1.3%
Citizen US Born 50.95 %
Citizen not US Born 27.88 %
Not Citizen 21.17 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 652 15.2%
Moved from Same Country 1,925 3.8%
Moved from Same State 643 -6.3%
Moved from Different State 935 6.3%
Same House as Last Year 36,796 -0.8%
Moved from Abroad 1.59 %
Moved from Same Country 4.7 %
Moved from Same State 1.57 %
Moved from Different State 2.28 %
Same House as Last Year 89.85 %

What are the employment statistics in Kearny?

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White-collar workers make up 68.21% of the working population in Kearny, while blue-collar employees account for 31.79%. There are also 1,628 entrepreneurs in Kearny (8.02% of the workforce); 15,228 workers employed in private companies (75.06%); and 2,403 people working in governmental institutions (11.85%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 13,838 -2.9%
Blue Collar 6,449 -1.9%
White Collar 68.21 %
Blue Collar 31.79 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,628 4.1%
Private Companies 15,228 -3.6%
Governmental Workers 2,403 2.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1,028 -8.5%
Self Employees 8.02 %
Private Companies 75.06 %
Governmental Workers 11.85 %
Not for Profit Companies 5.07 %

How many households are there in Kearny?

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There are a total of 13,364 households in Kearny, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 75.86% of these Kearny households, while non-family units account for the remaining 24.14%. Additionally, 36.49% of households have children and 63.51% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 13,364 -1.6%
Average People Per Household 3 0.7%
Family Households 10,138 -0.3%
Non-family Households 3,226 -5.3%
Family Households 75.86 %
Non-family Households 24.14 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,877 -2.8%
Households without Children 8,487 -0.9%
Households with Children 36.49 %
Households without Children 63.51 %

What are the median and average incomes in Kearny?

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The average annual household income in Kearny is $85,932, while the median household income sits at $70,702 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $85,932 5.5%
Median Household Income $70,702 5.0%
People below Poverty Level 4,052 -5.6%
People above Poverty Level 35,031 -0.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Kearny?

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There are 14,326 housing units in Kearny, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1943. Of the 13,364 occupied housing units in Kearny, 46.75% are owner-occupied, while 53.25% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 61.75% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $328,900. In general, housing costs reach $1,452 per month in Kearny.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 14,326 -1.6%
Median Year Built 1943 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 6,671 -0.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,786 -9.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,830 8.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,056 -3.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,272 0.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 666 2.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 505 -19.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 364 -15.9%
Built in 2010 or Later 176 66.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 13,364 -1.6%
Owner Occupied 6,248 -2.5%
Renter Occupied 7,116 -0.8%
Owner Occupied 46.75 %
Renter Occupied 53.25 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,858 -4.1%
Without Mortgage 2,390 0.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $328,900 2.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $340,400 4.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,452 2.8%
With Mortgage 61.75 %
Without Mortgage 38.25 %

What is the level of education in Kearny?

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Approximately 41.86% of the population in Kearny holds a high school degree (that's 13,559 residents), while 18.5% have attained a college certificate (6,161 locals) and 17.35% have a bachelor's degree (5,619 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,161 6.4%
Some High School 13,559 -0.2%
Some College 6,161 -2.9%
Associate Degree 1,748 5.0%
Bachelor's Degree 5,619 -5.8%
Graduate Degree 2,313 8.6%
No High School 9.76 %
Some High School 41.86 %
Some College 18.5 %
Associate Degree 5.4 %
Bachelor's Degree 17.35 %
Graduate Degree %

What is the marital status of Kearny residents?

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A total of 12,167 people in Kearny have never been married (which represents 36.06% of the total population), while 16,886 of them are wedded (50.05%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 948 (2.81%) and 3,028 (8.97%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 12,167 -2.6%
Married 16,886 1.3%
Separated 948 -1.4%
Widowed 1,658 -7.4%
Divorced 3,028 -3.7%
Never Married 36.06 %
Married 50.05 %
Separated 2.81 %
Widowed 4.91 %
Divorced 8.97 %

What are the most common means of transportation in Kearny?

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The top three means of transportation people in Kearny use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 14,983 residents commute by car, 1,755 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 870 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 14,983 -2.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,755 2.9%
Subway or Elevated 235 N/A
Railroad 12 -94.5%
Bicycle 12 -63.6%
TaxiCab 47 0.0%
Walk 870 -6.6%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 07032

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