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Bayonne is a city in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Bayonne, France
The latitude of Bayonne is 40.668N. The longitude is -74.114W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 60,905.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bayonne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07002 ZIP code.
6% of Bayonne residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bayonne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bayonne was $21,553, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Bayonne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bayonne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $611. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,570.
Libraries in Bayonne include Bayonne Free Public Library, Branch Two Library, Story Court Branch ... View libraries
Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bayonne political report.
The average commute time for Bayonne workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Bayonne between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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