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Bayonne, New Jersey

Bayonne is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 61,842.


\nBayonne is located at 40°39'60" North, 74°7'4" West (40.666552, -74.117680)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 29.1 km² (11.2 mi²). 14.6 km² (5.6 mi²) of it is land and 14.6 km² (5.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 50.04% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 61,842 people, 25,545 households, and 16,016 families residing in the city. The population density is 4,241.1/km² (10,992.2/mi²). There are 26,826 housing units at an average density of 1,839.7/km² (4,768.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 78.64% White, 5.52% African American, 0.17% Native American, 4.14% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 7.46% from other races, and 4.02% from two or more races. 17.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 25,545 households out of which 28.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% are married couples living together, 15.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% are non-families. 32.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.42 and the average family size is 3.10. In the city the population is spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males. The median income for a household in the city is $41,566, and the median income for a family is $52,413. Males have a median income of $39,790 versus $33,747 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,553. 10.1% of the population and 8.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 11.9% are under the age of 18 and 11.0% are 65 or older.