Kearny Hudson County, New Jersey

Kearny: Town in New Jersey

About

Kearny is a town located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 40,684 and a population density of 1,529 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 40,507 inhabitants.

The town was created 155 years ago in 1867.

Kearny Quick Facts

Population : 40,507 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Area : 26.61 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Establishment : April 04, 1867 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:35:54 (29th September 2022)
Postal code : 07032
Density : 1,522 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.44% (2010-2020)
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Location of Kearny on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Kearny is located at 40°46'6"N 74°8'44"W (40.7684300, -74.1454200). It has 8 neighbors: Belleville, Brick, Deal, East Newark, Harrison, Jersey City, North Arlington and Secaucus.

Kearny map

Kearny has 8 neighbours.

  • Belleville township in New Jersey
  • Brick most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
  • Deal township of New Jersey
  • East Newark town
  • Harrison town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
  • Jersey City city in New Jersey, United States
  • North Arlington borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Secaucus town in New Jersey in eastern USA

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Kearny decreased by 0.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 40,684 - census
2011 41,219 1.3% estimation process
2012 41,428 0.5% estimation process
2013 41,593 0.4% estimation process
2014 41,670 0.18% estimation process
2015 41,573 -0.23% estimation process
2016 41,588 0.04% estimation process
2017 41,597 0.02% estimation process
2018 41,212 -0.93% estimation process
2019 41,058 -0.38% estimation process
2020 40,507 -1.36% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 21,653
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 23,856
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -9.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 21,573
April 1, 2010 Population : 23,856
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.7%
People over 65 (%) : 14.4%
Female persons, % : 54.4%
White only, percent : 29.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 67.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 28.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 988
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%

Kearny zip code is 07032. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

Barbadoes Neck, Karni, Kearney, Kearny, Kerni, Kirni, kani, karny nywjrsy, Карни, Керни, Кирни, کارنی، نیوجرسی, カーニー

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 51.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $108,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,041
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $397
2015-2019 median gross rent : $694
2015-2019 Households : 8,969
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.42
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 340,174
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,129,119
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 567,214
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,188
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,072
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,392
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,962
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,040
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 642
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 772
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 997
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 176
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,598
2010 population per square mile : 723.3
2010 land area in square miles : 32.98

People born in Kearny (30)

People born in Kearny, including artist Kevin Maguire, Film director, Film producer Buzz Kulik, football player Dick Weisgerber, .

List

  • Al Hartley (writer) he was born in 25/10/1921
  • William Walker (American diplomat, born 1935) he was born in 01/06/1935
  • Tony Mottola (guitarist (1918-2004)) he was born in 18/04/1918
  • Walt Budko (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 30/07/1925
  • Alex Webster (Professional football player (1931-2012)) he was born in 19/04/1931
  • Bob Cassidy (American Mentalist) he was born in 23/06/1949
  • Bruce Pelz (American artist and science fiction fan) he was born in 11/08/1936
  • Erin Harkes (American musician) she was born in 12/10/1977
  • Franco Gamero (American footballer) he was born in 11/10/1990
  • Gale Pollock (Nurse, US Army general)
  • Greg Pason (National Secretary of the Socialist Party USA) he was born in 19/04/1966
  • Hugh O'Neill (American soccer player) he was born in 16/07/1954
  • Jack Tighe (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 09/08/1913
  • James Ford (American soccer player) he was born in 01/01/1889
  • Jeffrey Klepacki (American rower) he was born in 17/12/1968
  • Jim Murphy (American children's writer of history) he was born in 25/09/1947
  • Joseph M. Kyrillos (New Jersey State Senator) he was born in 12/04/1960
  • Monroe Jay Lustbader (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1930

Schools in Kearny

College & universities near Kearny, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
448354 Eastern International College-Belleville Belleville (NJ) 07109

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Kearny, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Kearny

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kearny Post Office Kearny (NJ) 07032

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Kearny , Arizona town in Pinal County, Arizona, United States with a population of 2,206 people.

Other cities in Hudson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hudson County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Jersey City 262,075 City in New Jersey, United States
Union City 67,982 City in New Jersey, United States
Bayonne 65,165 City in New Jersey, USA
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,481 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Weehawken 14,442 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Kearny distances to largest New Jersey cities