Puerto Ricans in New Jersey State, 2019

In 2019, New Jersey had the 4th largest concentration of Puerto Ricans in the United States with an estimated population of 455,615 with the majority of Puerto Ricans residing in Cumberland county per 10,000. Puerto Ricans accounted for 5.1 percent of the state’s overall population in 2019. Between 2010 and 2019, New Jersey’s Puerto Rican population increased by about 5.7 percent from 430,863 to 455,615. This infographic contains selected socioeconomic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in New Jersey, such as age distribution, educational attainment, employment status, health insurance coverage and more.