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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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95 Walk Score of Historic Downtown, Jersey City, NJ

Historic Downtown is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Hamilton Park in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Hamilton Park

Photo of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church, Monmouth Street, Jersey City, NJ in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

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

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 $2,489
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Madox in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,380
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Vantage in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,297
Studio
Walk Score 85
Rental info for The Enclave in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,160
Studio
Walk Score 81
Rental info for Charles & Co. in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,700
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Lenox in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,325
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Quinn in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,538
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for Embankment House in the Historic Downtown area
from $2,180
Studio
Walk Score 93

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 82 21,774
2 Journal Square 94 77 59 20,641
3 McGinley Square 94 70 73 15,717

Eating & Drinking

There are about 238 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Historic Downtown.

People in Historic Downtown can walk to an average of 22 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Marco & Pepe in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Marco & Pepe

Photo of saigon cafe in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

saigon cafe

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

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on Hamilton Park

81 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 and 2 rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

82 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 Jersey City Main Library Literacy Dept. in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Jersey City Main Library Literacy Dept.

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 Skinner's Loft in Historic Downtown, Jersey City

Skinner's Loft

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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