NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Trenton, NJ

Trenton, NJ is located in Mercer County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Trenton is about 260,171 with about 4,238 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 290,716.

The Average Home Value is $198,161.54, which is roughly 46% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 5% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $69,056.14, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 17% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Trenton is about 12.3%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Mercer County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 57.86% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 69.38%
Republican: 29.24%
Libertarian: 0.81%
Green: 0.32%
Other: 0.25%


Nearby Locations

Hamilton, NJ (1.17 mi.)
Ewing, NJ (1.58 mi.)
Mercerville, NJ (2.72 mi.)
West Trenton, NJ (4.64 mi.)
Lawrence Twp, NJ (4.75 mi.)
Lawrence, NJ (4.75 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08608, 08609, 08610, 08611, 08618, 08619, 08620, 08628, 08629, 08638, 08641, 08648, 08690, 08691
Latitude : 40.264532
Longitude : -74.818160
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 171 ft.
Area Code(s) : 609

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.60
Male Population Estimate : 49.85%
Female Population Estimate : 51.00%
Median Age : 36.5
Male Median Age : 34.8
Female Median Age : 38.4

White Population Estimate : 60.34%
Black Population Estimate : 28.70%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 17.43%
Asian Population Estimate : 5.21%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.28%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.87%
Other Population Estimate : 8.53%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Trenton specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mercer County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Mercer County: About 375 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mercer County is about 45% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 23% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.