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Living in The Heights Jersey City

The Heights is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 55,105 residents.

Nearby neighborhoods: Journal Square, Downtown, McGinley Square, The Waterfront, Bergen/Lafayette, Lincoln Park and West Side.

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Walk Score of The Heights, Jersey City, NJ

The Heights is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Street Art

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Abandoned Buildings

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in The Heights Jersey City.

The Heights is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 86.

Find apartments in Jersey City's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Journal Square and McGinley Square.

The Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare The Heights to other Jersey City neighborhoods.




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2Journal Square91--29,958
3McGinley Square88--17,860
4The Heights86--55,105
5West Side84--22,899
6The Waterfront84--16,139

See Walk Score rankings for all of Jersey City.

Eating & Drinking

There are about 209 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in The Heights.

People in The Heights can walk to an average of 5 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Residential Homes on Sherman AveThe houses in #TheHeights in Jersey City or typically apartment style homes, or two or three family homes that date back to the 1950s. Most of this section of Jersey City is residential, and the community is fairly close-knit.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Residential Homes on Sherman Ave

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The Heights has about 3 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

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Riverview Fiske Park in the Heights

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The Distillery Gallery

thumbnail for View from Ogden AvenueOgden Avenue is the residential road in #theheights in Jersey City that stretches along the cliff overlooking Hoboken and the New York Skyline. It provides beautiful views of the sunset, sunrise and an array of other views.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on View from Ogden Avenue

thumbnail for Griffith StIn #TheHeights district of Jersey City, you will find a diverse community of Manhattan commuters and Jersey City natives spread out through an area that may look quiet during the day but can be quite dangerous at night.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Griffith St

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