New Jersey population by gender
The table below shows New Jersey's population by gender
|Gender||Population||% of Total Population|
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New Jersey population by gender, in percentage
The female percentage in the USA is 50.50% while the male percentage is 49.50%, compared to 50.84% females and 49.16% males in New Jersey.
The above comparison shows there are more females than males in the New Jersey state as compared to the nation.
New Jersey gender ratio
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021
In New Jersey, there are less men than women. The New Jersey gender ratio is 96.7:100 i.e. 96.7 men to 100 women (0.967).
This ratio is lower than the national average of 98:100 i.e 98 men to 100 women (0.980).
New Jersey gender ratio by age
In New Jersey, the sex ratio for children under 18 years is 104.7 boys per 100 girls (104.7:100).Having said that, for seniors aged 80 and older, there are 59.5 males per 100 females (59.5:100).
On the national level, the sex ratio (male per 100 females) for under 18 age group is 104.8:100, and 64.5:100 for the senior population 80 years and older.
The table below lists the male and female population in each age group along with the gender ratio for New Jersey.
|Age Group||Population (Male)||Population (Female)||Gender Ratio|
|Under 5 years||271,646||258,730||1.05|
|5 to 9 years||287,097||270,750||1.06|
|10 to 14 years||299,463||290,610||1.03|
|15 to 19 years||300,802||284,163||1.06|
|20 to 24 years||283,960||275,197||1.03|
|25 to 29 years||296,741||287,843||1.03|
|30 to 34 years||300,787||294,465||1.02|
|35 to 39 years||306,668||304,997||1.01|
|40 to 44 years||292,044||293,297||1.00|
|45 to 49 years||303,778||309,328||0.98|
|50 to 54 years||320,503||331,562||0.97|
|55 to 59 years||327,668||340,028||0.96|
|60 to 64 years||295,053||312,328||0.94|
|65 to 69 years||228,154||255,934||0.89|
|70 to 74 years||174,895||207,935||0.84|
|75 to 79 years||111,399||144,391||0.77|
|80 to 84 years||70,739||102,113||0.69|
|85 years and over||67,914||131,042||0.52|
Interesting observation from the above table:
- The sex ratio at birth is 1.050 i.e. 105 boys per 100 girls.
- For the 60-64 years, the sex ratio is 0.945 i.e. 5.5 less men per 100 women.
- While for senior most population of 85+ age group, the sex ratio is 0.518 i.e. 51.8 senior men per 100 senior women.
New Jersey population by gender & age
For male population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 327,668. Whereas, for the female population, the largest age group is 55-59 years with a population of 340,028.
As you can note from the above numbers, the largest age group for men and women are same. The above comparison also shows that there are 12,360 more females than males, in the age group 55-59 years (The largest age group for both of the genders).
Under the age of 5, there are 271,646 boys and 258,730 girls in New Jersey. Thus there are 12,916 more boys than girls under the age of 5.
Between the age group of 60-64 years, there are 295,053 males and 312,328 females in New Jersey. Thus there are 17,275 less males than females between the age of 60 and 64 years.
For the senior most age group of 85+ years, there are 67,914 males and 131,042 females.
Things to know
What percent of New Jersey is female?
According to the ACS survey, of the total New Jersey population of 9.23 million, 50.84% percent are females.
What percentage of New Jersey is male?
According to the ACS survey, of the total New Jersey population of 9.23 million, 49.16% percent are males.
What is the male to female ratio in New Jersey?
In New Jersey, the male to female ratio is 96.7:100 i.e. 96.7 men to 100 women (0.967).
- U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates