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Trenton city, New Jersey

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Trenton city, New Jersey
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 83,203
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 83,203
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 84,959
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -2.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 90,871
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 84,913
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 2,256
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 24.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 36.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $95,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,519
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $645
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,026
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 27,561
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.89
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 81.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 39.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 83.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 63.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 71.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 12.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 10.5%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 58.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 55.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 735,324
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 341,612
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,044
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 24.1
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $35,402
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $19,281
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 4,006
Men-owned firms, 2012 2,036
Women-owned firms, 2012 1,604
Minority-owned firms, 2012 2,392
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,341
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 373
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 3,350
Population per square mile, 2010 11,101.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 7.65
FIPS Code 3474000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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