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Living in Historic Downtown Jersey City

Historic Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 21,774 residents.

Historic Downtown has excellent public transportation and is very bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: The Waterfront, Journal Square, Liberty State Park, McGinley Square, The Heights, Bergen - Lafayette and West Side.

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Walk Score of Historic Downtown, Jersey City, NJ

Historic Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Jersey City Main Library Literacy Dept. in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Jersey City Main Library Literacy Dept.

Photo of saigon cafe in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

saigon cafe

Daily errands do not require a car in Historic Downtown Jersey City.

Historic Downtown is the most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 95.

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

Historic Downtown Jersey City Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Hudson Point in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,805
1 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for Hamilton Park - Embankment House in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,020
Rental info for Madox in the Historic Downtown area
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Studio
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Hamilton Park - Roosevelt in the Historic Downtown area
$2,370
1 bed
Walk Score 89
Rental info for 302 Varick Street in the Historic Downtown area
$6,745
5 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 176.5 Coles Street in the Historic Downtown area
$5,495
3 bed
Walk Score 96
Rental info for Vantage in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,250
Studio
Walk Score 82
Rental info for 118 Mercer Street in the Historic Downtown area
$4,195
2 bed
Walk Score 98

Historic Downtown Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Historic Downtown to other Jersey City neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

1 Historic Downtown 95 81 70 21,774
2 Journal Square 94 77 49 20,641
3 McGinley Square 93 70 58 15,717

Eating & Drinking

There are about 310 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Historic Downtown.

People in Historic Downtown can walk to an average of 26 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Hamilton ParkBeautiful park with great scenery. Amazing landscape. Tons of people walk or jog at the park everyday.

Bhavin Joshi
on Hamilton Park

Transit Score of Historic Downtown, Jersey City, NJ

Historic Downtown has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Historic Downtown has excellent public transportation and about 10 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

Bike Score of Historic Downtown, Jersey City, NJ

Historic Downtown is Very Bikeable

Biking is convenient for most trips.

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Photo of Bar Majestic in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Bar Majestic

Photo of Jersey City Museum in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Jersey City Museum

Photo of Hamilton Park in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Hamilton Park

Photo of 287 York St in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

287 York St

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