Trenton, NJ Population

Population: 85,403. Estimated population in July 2020: 84,639 (-0.9% change)
Males: 42,180 (49.4%), Females: 43,223 (50.6%)

Mercer County

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $31,074
Median house value: $65,500

Races in Trenton:

  • Black (52.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (24.6%)
  • Hispanic (21.5%)
  • Other race (10.8%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (7.3%), Irish (4.5%), Polish (3.8%), German (3.7%), Subsaharan African (3.0%), United States (2.4%).

Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 7.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Trenton

  • High school or higher: 62.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Trenton city

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

14.1% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America, 2.1% Europe, 1.6% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,236 (-3.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Trenton:

  • ANNE KLEIN FORENSIC CENTER (PO BOX 7717 STUYVESANT AVE)
  • CAPITAL HEALTH SYSTEMS AT FULD (750 BRUNSWICK AVE)
  • MERCER MEDICAL CENTER (446 BELLEVUE AVE)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER (601 HAMILTON AVE)
  • TRENTON PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (STATION A)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Trenton:

  • TRENTON MERCER (about 5 miles; TRENTON, NJ; Abbreviation: TTN)
  • MC GUIRE AFB (about 20 miles; WRIGHTSTOWN, NJ; Abbreviation: WRI)
  • LAKEHURST NAES /MAXFIELD FIELD (about 31 miles; LAKEHURST, NJ; Abbreviation: NEL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Trenton:

  • TWIN PINE (about 6 miles; PENNINGTON, NJ; Abbreviation: N75)
  • TRENTON-ROBBINSVILLE (about 11 miles; ROBBINSVILLE, NJ; Abbreviation: N87)
  • PRINCETON (about 14 miles; PRINCETON/ROCKY HILL, NJ; Abbreviation: 39N)
Amtrak station:
TRENTON (72 S. CLINTON AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Trenton:

  • THOMAS EDISON STATE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 3,277; Location: 101 W STATE ST; Public; Website: www.tesc.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 19; Location: 601 HAMILTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • CAPITAL HEALTH SYSTEM SCHOOL OF NURSING (Full-time enrollment: 15; Location: 832 BRUNSWICK AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.capitalhealth.org)
  • ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER-SCHOOL OF RAD TECH (Full-time enrollment: 10; Location: 601 HAMILTON AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • BROADCASTERS TRAINING SCHOOL (Location: 1590 FIFTH ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Trenton:

  • RIDER UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 6 miles; Ewing, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,176)
  • MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; West Windsor, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,445)
  • PRINCETON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; PRINCETON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,481)
  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; NEWTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,840)
  • BURLINGTON COUNTY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; PEMBERTON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,751)
  • RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; SOMERVILLE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 3,283)

Schools

Public high schools in Trenton:

  • TRENTON CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 2,705; Location: 400 CHAMBERS STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAMILTON EAST-STEINERT (Students: 1,628; Location: 2900 KLOCKNER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAMILTON NORTH-NOTTINGHAM (Students: 1,361; Location: 1055 KLOCKNER ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DAYLIGHT/TWILIGHT H S (Students: 767; Location: 720 BELLEVUE AVENUE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCVS ASSUNPINK CENT (Students: 86; Location: 1085 OLD TRENTON ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MCVS PERFORMING ARTS (Location: 1200 OLD TRENTON ROAD; Grades: 10 – 12)
Private high school in Trenton:

  • VILLA VICTORIA ACADEMY (Students: 266; Location: 376 WEST UPPER FERRY ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Trenton:

  • EMILY C REYNOLDS MIDDLE (Students: 1,215; Location: 2145 YARDVILLE-HAMILTON SQUARE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ALBERT E GRICE MIDDLE (Students: 1,053; Location: 901 WHITEHORSE-HAMILTON SQUARE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RICHARD C CROCKETT MIDDLE (Students: 1,006; Location: 2631 KUSER ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GRACE A DUNN MIDDLE SCH (Students: 850; Location: 401 DAYTON STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • TRENTON COMMUNITY CS (Students: 560; Location: 349 WEST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 09)
  • GRANVILLE CS (Students: 546; Location: 363 WEST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 09)
  • HEDGEPETH-WILLIAMS M.S. (Students: 529; Location: 301 GLADSTONE AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROBBINS (Students: 523; Location: 283 TYLER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • GRANT (Students: 513; Location: 159 N. CLINTON AVENUE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • P.J. HILL (Students: 482; Location: 1010 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Trenton:

  • ST GREGORY THE GREAT (Students: 533; Location: 4680 NOTTINGHAM WAY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 3800 EAST STATE STREET; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 414; Location: 530 SOUTH OLDEN AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST RAPHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 151 GROPP AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 520 CHESTNUT AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • INCARNATION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 1555 PENNINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • HOLY ANGELS SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 10 NEW CEDAR LANE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL-TRENTON (Students: 202; Location: 333 SOUTH BROAD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 192; Location: 22 GRAND ST; Grades: KG – 8)
  • OUR LADYS CATHEDRAL ACADEMY (Students: 187; Location: 31 CHANCERY LANE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Trenton:

  • TRENTON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,183,122; Location: 120 ACADEMY ST.; 405,522 books; 2,759 audio materials; 966 video materials; 755 serial subscriptions)

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