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Living in Jersey City

Jersey City has an average Walk Score of 87 with 247,597 residents.

Jersey City has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Jersey City neighborhoods are Historic Downtown, Journal Square and McGinley Square.

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Walk Score of Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Hubby's Corner, Jersey City

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Boulevard Drinks

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Jersey City.

Jersey City Apartments for Rent

Jersey City Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Historic Downtown 95 80 79 21,774
2 Journal Square 94 77 63 20,641
3 McGinley Square 93 70 71 15,717
4 The Heights 90 69 66 53,514
5 West Side 89 65 64 29,077
6 Bergen - Lafayette 87 69 59 24,509
7 The Waterfront 86 84 64 25,262
8 Greenville 81 63 71 41,929
9 Liberty State Park 79 65 54 2,630
10 Hackensack River Waterfront 75 58 65 10,327

Eating & Drinking

There are about 971 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Jersey City.

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

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Marco & Pepe

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Skylark on the Hudson

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thumbnail for Infinity InstituteInfinity Institute High School once known as St Pauls Catholic School. It is a high school which has Arts and Vocational Education for those enetering the high school years

Yolanda Cherry
on Infinity Institute

Transit Score of Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Jersey City apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Jersey City has excellent public transportation and about 23 bus, 4 rail and 2 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Jersey City on public transit.

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Jersey City has about 25 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Manhattan Skyline

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NJ Transit

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Jackie Robinson Statue

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Miller Library

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St Ann's Home

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Hudson Catholic Regional High School

Bike Score of Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Miller Library

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WEST SIDE AVE HBLR STATION

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St Ann's Home

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Manhattan Skyline

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NJ Transit

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Hamilton Park

thumbnail for The Jersey JournalThis is where all the news of jersey city comes from, get the latest Jersey City news and community updates, view photos and videos from this building!

Kashyap Joshi
on The Jersey Journal

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St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Monmouth Street, Jersey City, NJ

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Portside Towers Apartments

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Jackie Robinson Statue

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Stanley Theater

thumbnail for Newark AveThis place is called Little India. There are so many indian stores from jewelry stores to restaurants to fast food places to video stores, this place is ALWAYS PACKED the sidewalks contain 80 people every minute there is no room for people to walk, but it feels good because the community are very friendly! FOOD IS GREAT!

Kashyap Joshi
on Newark Ave

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Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

thumbnail for Hubby's Corner, Jersey CityHubby's Corner is a historic intersection in the Bergen/Lafayette section of Jersey City, New Jersey. A scenic, residential section of Jersey City, this area is a great place to live, convenient walking distance to public transit and shopping as well as most schools.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on Hubby's Corner, Jersey City

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