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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 does not have many bike lanes.

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 Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Residential Homes on Sherman Ave in The Heights, Jersey City

Residential Homes on Sherman Ave

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View from Ogden Avenue

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in The Heights Jersey City.

The Heights is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 89.

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

The Heights Jersey City Apartments for Rent

The Heights Neighborhood Ranking

Compare The Heights to other Jersey City neighborhoods.

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Population

2 Journal Square 93 77 - 20,641
3 McGinley Square 91 69 - 15,717
4 The Heights 89 68 1 53,514
5 West Side 87 64 - 29,077
6 Bergen - Lafayette 85 69 - 24,509

Eating & Drinking

There are about 185 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.

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The Heights has about 2 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of The Heights, Jersey City, NJ

The Heights is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Griffith St in The Heights, Jersey City

Griffith St

Photo of Street Art in The Heights, Jersey City

Street Art

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Abandoned Buildings

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

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Commissioned Mural

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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