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Living in The Heights Jersey City

The Heights is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 53,514 residents.

The Heights has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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Walk Score of The Heights, Jersey City, NJ

The Heights is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

Photo of Street Art in The Heights, Jersey City

Street Art

Photo of Abandoned Buildings in The Heights, Jersey City

Abandoned Buildings

Daily errands do not require a car in The Heights Jersey City.

The Heights is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 90.

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

The Heights Jersey City Apartments for Rent

View all The Heights apartments on a map.

Rental info for 3709 Kennedy Boulevard in the The Heights area
$1,595
2 bed
Walk Score 91
Rental info for New York Ave & Bowers St in the The Heights area
$1,400
2 bed
Walk Score 95
Rental info for 1st St in the The Heights area
$2,850
2 bed
Walk Score 97
Rental info for Ravine in the The Heights area
$3,600
4 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for North St in the The Heights area
$1,850
3 bed
Walk Score 85
Rental info for 7 Laidlaw Ave. 24 in the The Heights area
$1,425
1 bed
Walk Score 83
Rental info for 300 Coles Street in the The Heights area
from $2,633
1 bed
Walk Score 84
Rental info for 600 Monroe Street #9 in the The Heights area
$2,150
2 bed
Walk Score 93

The Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare The Heights to other Jersey City neighborhoods.

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

2 Journal Square 94 77 63 20,641
3 McGinley Square 92 70 71 15,717
4 The Heights 90 69 66 53,514
5 West Side 88 65 64 29,077
6 Bergen - Lafayette 87 69 59 24,509

Eating & Drinking

There are about 216 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in The Heights.

People in The Heights can walk to an average of 8 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

Transit Score of The Heights, Jersey City, NJ

The Heights has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find The Heights Jersey City apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

The Heights has good public transportation and about 12 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

icon for car shares in The Heights

The Heights has about 2 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of The Heights, Jersey City, NJ

The Heights is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Riverview Fiske Park in the Heights in The Heights, Jersey City

Riverview Fiske Park in the Heights

Photo of The Distillery Gallery in The Heights, Jersey City

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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