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Living in The Waterfront Jersey City

The Waterfront is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 25,262 residents.

The Waterfront has excellent public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

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

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88 Walk Score of The Waterfront, Jersey City, NJ

The Waterfront is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Manhattan Skyline in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Manhattan Skyline

Photo of NJ Transit in The Waterfront, Jersey City

NJ Transit

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

The Waterfront is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with a Walk Score of 88.

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

The Waterfront Jersey City Apartments for Rent

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Rental info for Hudson Point in the The Waterfront area
from $2,489
1 bed
Walk Score 92
Rental info for Madox in the The Waterfront area
from $2,375
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for 70 Greene in the The Waterfront area
from $2,184
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for The Pier in the The Waterfront area
from $2,730
1 bed
Walk Score 78
Rental info for Portside Towers in the The Waterfront area
from $2,270
Studio
Walk Score 95
Rental info for Charles & Co. in the The Waterfront area
from $2,700
Studio
Walk Score 99
Rental info for Lenox in the The Waterfront area
from $2,325
Studio
Walk Score 94
Rental info for 71 Garden Street in the The Waterfront area
from $2,755
1 bed
Walk Score 99

The Waterfront Neighborhood Ranking

Compare The Waterfront to other Jersey City neighborhoods.

Rank

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Name

Walk Score

Transit Score

Bike Score

Population

3 McGinley Square 94 70 73 15,717
4 The Heights 90 69 72 53,514
5 The Waterfront 88 85 65 25,262
6 West Side 87 65 70 29,077
7 Bergen - Lafayette 87 69 66 24,509

Eating & Drinking

There are about 331 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in The Waterfront.

People in The Waterfront can walk to an average of 12 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

Photo of Skylark on the Hudson in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Skylark on the Hudson

Photo of Blue Moon Mexican Cafe in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Blue Moon Mexican Cafe

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thumbnail for WalkwayThis walkway is really famous due to the fact it literally takes you in the center of the Hudson river and that much closer to the skyline! It feels so good knowing your right in the middle of the river!

Kashyap Joshi
on Walkway

85 Transit Score of The Waterfront, Jersey City, NJ

The Waterfront has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find The Waterfront Jersey City apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

The Waterfront has excellent public transportation and about 9 bus, 3 rail and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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Photo of Skylark on the Hudson in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Skylark on the Hudson

Photo of Local Garden in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Local Garden

Photo of Walkway in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Walkway

65 Bike Score of The Waterfront, Jersey City, NJ

The Waterfront is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Portside Towers Apartments in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Portside Towers Apartments

Photo of Local Garden in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Local Garden

Photo of Walkway in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Walkway

Photo of Liberty Towers in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Liberty Towers

Photo of The Pier in The Waterfront, Jersey City

The Pier

Photo of Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Goldman Sachs Execution & Clearing

thumbnail for Exchange PlaceThe lightrail is surely the way to go! If you want quick, affordable transportation, Jersey City has many lightrail stations for your convenience.

Yolanda Cherry
on Exchange Place

Photo of Michael Anthony's Restaurant in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Michael Anthony's Restaurant

Photo of Public Sitting in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Public Sitting

Photo of Waterfront Bridge Linking Hoboken to Jersey City, NJ in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Waterfront Bridge Linking Hoboken to Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Waterfront Patio in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Waterfront Patio

Photo of Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson

Photo of Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson in The Waterfront, Jersey City

Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson

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