Kearny is located in northeast New Jersey. Kearny is part of Hudson County. Kearny has 8.77 square miles of land area and 1.42 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Kearny population is 41,538, which has grown 2.53% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Kearny median household income is $63,093 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 32.11% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 30.67% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Kearny median house value is $311,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 96.71% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Kearny is worse than the state average in quality. The Kearny area codes are 201, 551.