TrentonNew Jersey

Trenton Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Trenton is 90,458. 26.19% is under 18, while 13.62% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.24% of the population was five years old or younger, 26.19% were 18 years or younger and 27.09% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 47.92% female and 52.08% male.

Trenton Housing

According to the US Census, Trenton has 36,389 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Trenton was 93.75%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $95,400

Trenton Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Black Or African American Alone and Some Other Race Alone constitute 73.65% of Trenton's population. Residents of the city who were White Alone, made up 13.21% of the total population.

Other racial groups include American Indian And Alaska Native Alone, constituting 1.46% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.00%

Black Or African American Alone43.69%
Some Other Race Alone29.96%
White Alone13.21%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone1.46%
White Black Or African American1.00%
Asian Alone0.69%

How Educated is Trenton

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 11.9% of Trenton residents had a bachelor's degree, while 5.6% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 17.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Trenton CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher77.0%
Some College Or Associates Degree45.6%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency38.2%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher19.5%
Some College No Degree19.0%
From 9th To 12th Grade No Diploma13.3%

Average Income in Trenton

The median household income in Trenton is $41,715. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $41,715.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $67,694 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $83,163.

A closer examination of the income groups of Trenton households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between Less than $10,000. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (13.6%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (3.1%). 13.8% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$83,163
Nonfamily households$25,452