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Living in West Side Jersey City

West Side is the 5th most walkable neighborhood in Jersey City with 29,077 residents.

West Side has good public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

Nearby neighborhoods: McGinley Square, Bergen - Lafayette, Journal Square, Hackensack River Waterfront, Greenville, Historic Downtown and The Heights.

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Walk Score of West Side, Jersey City, NJ

West Side is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Miller Library in West Side, Jersey City

Miller Library

Photo of WEST SIDE AVE HBLR STATION in West Side, Jersey City

WEST SIDE AVE HBLR STATION

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in West Side Jersey City.

West Side is the 5th 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.

West Side Jersey City Apartments for Rent

West Side Neighborhood Ranking

Compare West Side to other Jersey City neighborhoods.

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Population

3 McGinley Square 93 70 71 15,717
4 The Heights 90 69 66 53,514
5 West Side 89 65 64 29,077
6 Bergen - Lafayette 87 69 59 24,509
7 The Waterfront 86 84 64 25,262

Eating & Drinking

There are about 224 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in West Side.

People in West Side can walk to an average of 6 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for WEST SIDE AVE HBLR STATIONThis is the NJ Transit HBLR Station. Here, riders can walk up the stairs and use the overpass to cross over West Side Avenue in order to get to the West Side Avenue Light Rail- a public transit service that residents use to commute around the city.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on WEST SIDE AVE HBLR STATION

Transit Score of West Side, Jersey City, NJ

West Side has Good Transit

Many nearby public transportation options. Find West Side Jersey City apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

West Side has good public transportation and about 4 bus and 1 light rail lines passing through it.

Transit Time

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

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West Side has about 1 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of West Side, Jersey City, NJ

West Side is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.

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Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of West Side Ave in West Side, Jersey City

West Side Ave

Photo of West Side Ave in West Side, Jersey City

West Side Ave

thumbnail for Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJThe Farrier Memorial, a bronze statue of a firefighter atop a domed granite base, was a bequest by Police Captain Frederick T. Farrier to honor the Volunteer Fire Department and was dedicated on November 21, 1931

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on Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Toy Factory Apartments LP in West Side, Jersey City

Toy Factory Apartments LP

Photo of Katyn Memorial in West Side, Jersey City

Katyn Memorial

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

thumbnail for Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJThe monument was designed by the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick of Hudson County to include various images and symbols to represent Ireland and the famine.

CHUCHU NY
on Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

Photo of Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ in West Side, Jersey City

Lincoln Park, Jersey City, NJ

thumbnail for West Side AveWest Side has an active community that works to restore abandoned lots and turn them into gardens, clear them of litter, and make them more presentable to both locals and tourists.

Kathleen Patricia Odenthal
on West Side Ave

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