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Living in Journal Square Jersey City

Journal Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 20,641 residents.

Journal Square has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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Walk Score of Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of The Jersey Journal in Journal Square, Jersey City

The Jersey Journal

Photo of Newark Ave in Journal Square, Jersey City

Newark Ave

Daily errands do not require a car in Journal Square Jersey City.

Journal Square is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 94.

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

Journal Square Jersey City Apartments for Rent

View all Journal Square apartments on a map.

Rental info for Journal Squared in the Journal Square area
from $2,280
Studio
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 74 Reservoir Avenue in the Journal Square area
from $2,695
3 bed
Walk Score 88
Rental info for 86 Waverly Street in the Journal Square area
$1,595
2 bed
Walk Score 86
Rental info for 3 Journal Square in the Journal Square area
from $1,945
Studio
Walk Score 96
Rental info for 68 Van Reypen #505 in the Journal Square area
$1,400
1 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for 108 Fairview Ave in the Journal Square area
$1,500
1 bed
Walk Score 93
Rental info for 343 Fairmount Avenue Apt #: 02 in the Journal Square area
$1,500

Journal Square Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Journal Square to other 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

Eating & Drinking

There are about 208 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Journal Square.

People in Journal Square can walk to an average of 17 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Boulevard Drinks in Journal Square, Jersey City

Boulevard Drinks

Photo of Paratha Junction in Journal Square, Jersey City

Paratha Junction

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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

Transit Score of Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square has Excellent Transit

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

Public Transit Routes

Journal Square has excellent public transportation and about 16 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in Journal Square

Journal Square has about 2 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

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Photo of The Jersey Journal in Journal Square, Jersey City

The Jersey Journal

Photo of Newark Ave in Journal Square, Jersey City

Newark Ave

Photo of Boulevard Drinks in Journal Square, Jersey City

Boulevard Drinks

Bike Score of Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Jackie Robinson Statue in Journal Square, Jersey City

Jackie Robinson Statue

Photo of Stanley Theater in Journal Square, Jersey City

Stanley Theater

Photo of Pavonia Optical Inc in Journal Square, Jersey City

Pavonia Optical Inc

Photo of St. John the Baptist Catholic Roman Church in Journal Square, Jersey City

St. John the Baptist Catholic Roman Church

Photo of Journal Square in Journal Square, Jersey City

Journal Square

Photo of Journal Square in Journal Square, Jersey City

Journal Square

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

Photo of Sevaggio Statue in Journal Square, Jersey City

Sevaggio Statue

Photo of Rasoi in Journal Square, Jersey City

Rasoi

Photo of The Jersey Journal in Journal Square, Jersey City

The Jersey Journal

Photo of Reema Jewelers in Journal Square, Jersey City

Reema Jewelers

thumbnail for Boulevard DrinksSmall, divey, delicious. This is right next to the Loew's Theater. There isn't too much to say really, it's hot dogs. They are awesome, the kraut, the chili cheese, really any way you go you won't be disappointed. You've got 3-4 people behind the counter, it's quick and simple.

Kashyap Joshi
on Boulevard Drinks

thumbnail for Jackie Robinson StatueThis statue of Jackie Robinson, sculpted by Susan Wagner, was dedicated on February 26, 1998 in Journal Square. Its a beautiful statue!

Kashyap Joshi
on Jackie Robinson Statue

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