New Jersey

According to the 2017 Census Bureau estimate the state of New Jersey has the 14th largest Black population in the United States with 1,463,166 African Americans making up 16% of the state total.

State DataBlackTotal State
Median household income$50,395$80,088
Bachelor’s degree or higher24.7%39.7%
Family poverty rate15.2%7.3%
Percentage households Married-couple families28.0%51.4%
Homeowner rate38.7%63.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates



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