West New York, Hudson County, New Jersey

West New York: Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States

About

West New York is a town located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 49,708 and a population density of 14,452 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 53,132 inhabitants.

The town was created 124 years ago in 1898.

Quick Facts about West New York

Population : 53,132 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Postal code : 07093
Phone Area Codes : 201
Area : 3.44 km2
Altitude : 151 feet / 46 meters
Establishment : July 07, 1898 (124 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:24:05 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 15,447 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.44% (2010-2020)
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Location of West New York on New Jersey map.
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Geography

West New York is located at 40°47'16"N 74°0'52"W (40.7878800, -74.0143100). It has 4 neighbors: Manhattan, North Bergen, Union City and Weehawken.

West New York map

West New York has 4 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of West New York increased by 6.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 49,708 - census
2011 50,511 1.59% estimation process
2012 50,853 0.67% estimation process
2013 51,252 0.78% estimation process
2014 51,529 0.54% estimation process
2015 52,540 1.92% estimation process
2016 52,596 0.11% estimation process
2017 52,732 0.26% estimation process
2018 52,668 -0.12% estimation process
2019 52,723 0.1% estimation process
2020 53,132 0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,983
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,622
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -9.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,072
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,631
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.0%
People over 65 (%) : 19.9%
Female persons, % : 53.2%
White only, percent : 32.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 63.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.9%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 31.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 325
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.1%

West New York zip code is 07093. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $83,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $883
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $298
2015-2019 median gross rent : $688
2015-2019 Households : 2,309
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.57
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 12.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,997
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 28,715
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 157,765
2012 total retail sales per capita : $24,160
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,272
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,386
Percentage of people living in poverty : 33.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 831
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 508
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 254
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 313
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 479
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 93
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 691
2010 population per square mile : 439.9
2010 land area in square miles : 15.07

People born in West New York (15)

People born in West New York, including basketball player and coach Ed Badger, John Armellino, Sterling Professor at Yale University Francis H. Ruddle, .

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Schools in West New York

College & universities near West New York, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
185767 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York West New York (NJ) 07093-4623
455187 Total Image Beauty Academy Union City (NJ) 07087
188687 American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service New York (NY) 10019
188854 American Musical and Dramatic Academy New York (NY) 10023
188669 The Ailey School New York (NY) 10019-4402

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near West New York, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL

Post offices near West New York

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forty Fifth Str Post Office Union City (NJ) 07087
Guttenberg Post Office West New York (NJ) 07093
Monitor Post Office West New York (NJ) 07093
Tauru Post Office West New York (NJ) 07093
West New York Post Office West New York (NJ) 07093

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
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 40,507 Town in 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

West New York distances to largest New Jersey cities