Jersey City, New Jersey 

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Population

264,290

16% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$58,907

Avg. Home Price

$460,500

Best Places to Live in Jersey City, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River
Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

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What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


QUICK FACTS

City: Jersey City
Zip Codes: 07305 07306 07307 07304 07302 07310 07311
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jersey City is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jersey City jobs have increased by 2.03%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jersey City's cost of living is 33.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Jersey City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Jersey City's population is 264,290 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 15.64%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 37 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jersey City is $460,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 23.96%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Jersey City public schools spend $25,285 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.5 students per teacher in Jersey City. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Jersey City

It's a good time to buy in Jersey City. Home Appreciation is up 24.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Jersey City Real Estate.

The median home price in Jersey City is $460,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Jersey City   20 Reviews
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My home town, Jersey City - 6/23/2009
Jersey City has improved over the past 10-15 years, especially Downtown Jersey City. It has the charm of brownstone homes and the appeal of new high rise condo... Read More

It's not that bad - 9/22/2008
I'm fairly young but I grew up in this city, and it's not that bad. Some people say it's dangerous and I beg to differ. If you come from the suburbs perhaps you may feel... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN JERSEY CITY, NEW JERSEY
07305 07306 07307 07304 07302 07310 07311
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