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Houston, Texas
Jersey City, New Jersey
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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 367% less densely populated than Jersey City.
People are 2.3% less likely to be married in Jersey City.
The Median Age is 0.9 years younger in Houston.

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PEOPLE
 Houston, TXJersey City, NJUnited States
 Population2,296,224264,290321,418,820
 Population - 20102,068,026243,257308,745,538
 Population - 20001,953,631240,055285,036,114
 Population - 19901,630,553228,537251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now40.83%15.64%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.54%10.10%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,82917,86691
 Land Area600153,531,905
 Water Area286264,837
 Median Age32.633.537.4
 Female Population49.91%50.58%50.81%
 Male Population50.09%49.42%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Houston, TXJersey City, NJUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.83%7.16%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.21%5.63%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%4.84%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.79%3.15%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.10%3.41%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.60%6.28%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.77%22.51%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%15.33%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.61%12.47%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.65%5.33%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%4.57%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.46%5.58%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.84%2.82%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.17%0.92%1.85%
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 RACE
 Houston, TXJersey City, NJUnited States
 White25.52%21.48%62.77%
 Black22.83%23.64%12.24%
 Asian6.25%24.69%4.95%
 Native American0.17%0.22%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.15%0.48%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.16%2.03%2.13%
 Hispanic43.89%27.44%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic56.11%72.57%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Houston, TXJersey City, NJUnited States
 Households792,76396,634116,211,000
 Family Households481,67958,76876,958,100
 Non Family Households311,08437,86639,253,000
 Household Size2.692.622.63
 Married Population45.01%44.00%50.58%
 Single Population54.99%56.00%49.42%
 Now Married41.56%41.06%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.46%2.94%2.17%
 Never Married39.62%43.36%32.55%
 Widowed4.93%4.75%5.95%
 Divorced10.44%7.89%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.67%28.69%31.68%
 Married, no children31.84%32.22%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.92%22.36%16.94%
 Single, no children13.58%16.73%9.95%

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