Jersey City, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 257,342 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.2%
 
Males: 126,848  (49.3%)
Females: 130,494  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
New Jersey median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 07087, 07302, 07304, 07305, 07306, 07307, 07310, 07311.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,794 (it was $37,862 in 2000)
Jersey City:

$56,794
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,769 (it was $19,410 in 2000)

Jersey City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $316,300 (it was $137,900 in 2000)
Jersey City:

$316,300
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $397,526; Detached houses: $343,374; Townhouses or other attached units: $384,578; In 2-unit structures: $400,883; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $444,810; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $351,458

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,172.

Jersey City races chart
  • Hispanic - 69,235 (27.2%)
  • Asian alone - 61,743 (24.3%)
  • Black alone - 61,008 (24.0%)
  • White alone - 55,387 (21.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4,251 (1.7%)
  • Other race alone - 1,942 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 853 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.01%)

Races in Jersey City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jersey City: 124.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (6.0%), Irish (4.5%), West Indian (3.1%), German (2.9%), Arab (2.9%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 83 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 17,253 people per square mile   (very high).

Jersey City,NJ real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Jersey City:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jersey City city:

  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

95,919 residents are foreign born (13.0% Asia, 5.7% Latin America).

This city:  37.7%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 219 registered sex offenders living in Jersey City, New Jersey as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Jersey City to the number of sex offenders is 1,162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,687 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,459 (2.0%)

Jersey City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (5.8 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Hoboken, NJ (1.5 miles ), Union City, NJ (1.9 miles ), Secaucus, NJ (2.1 miles ), Kearny, NJ (2.2 miles ), Bayonne, NJ (2.2 miles ), Harrison, NJ (2.2 miles ), West New York, NJ (2.3 miles ), East Newark borough, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 115 buildings, average cost: $56,000
  • 1998: 66 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $34,300
  • 2005: 170 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $488,100
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $222,700
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $248,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $340,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.72 N, Longitude: 74.07 W

Jersey City nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Wall Street West, The Sixth Borough

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,325 (-1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 40,169 (32.4%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Jersey City household income distribution Jersey City home values distribution

Crime rates in Jersey City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 17252124233822202528251811
per 100,000 7.110.38.69.99.615.99.28.310.311.610.27.24.4
Rapes 74898698714360474949444945
per 100,000 31.136.835.140.629.517.925.019.520.320.318.019.717.9
Robberies 1,2371,3011,3811,4161,4181,6421,5531,2481,252871943961880
per 100,000 519.5537.5563.5586.5588.9685.3647.6518.4518.2361.6386.2386.8349.8
Assaults 1,5281,4381,4191,3891,3821,4131,2551,106954843817878911
per 100,000 641.7594.1579.0575.3574.0589.7523.4459.5394.9350.0334.6353.4362.1
Burglaries 2,4652,3502,2852,1912,0442,2161,6701,5041,8691,4001,5231,4021,426
per 100,000 1035.2970.9932.4907.5848.9924.9696.4624.8773.6581.3623.7564.4566.9
Thefts 4,6824,9114,6944,5644,4454,6584,4254,0824,4263,7443,6623,4393,291
per 100,000 1966.22028.91915.31890.31846.11944.01845.31695.81832.01554.41499.61384.31308.3
Auto thefts 2,4342,4132,2962,0591,7281,8551,4951,2181,166840807860762
per 100,000 1022.2996.9936.9852.8717.7774.2623.5506.0482.6348.8330.5346.2302.9
Arson 664831505473961008359513324
per 100,000 27.719.812.620.722.430.540.041.534.424.520.913.39.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 581.5584.4571.8575.8548.7600.2533.0451.3457.3364.6363.5355.0331.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jersey City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 940 (798 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.17
New Jersey average:

3.38

Detailed articles:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11,623 (+5.1%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Software developers and programmers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other business operations specialists (4%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Child care workers (3%)

Work and jobs in Jersey City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jersey City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jersey City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Jersey City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jersey City-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 223.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.1 miles away from Jersey City center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from Jersey City center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 230.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hudson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jersey City topographic map

Birthplace of: Christina Milian - Singer, P.M. Dawn - Rhythm and blues musical group, Nathan Lane - Actor, Edward D. Thalmann - Medical researcher, Faith Whittlesey - Ambassador to Switzerland, Maury Yeston - Composer, Frank Hague - Mayor of Jersey City, Martha Stewart - (born 1941), home economist, Louis Freeh - Judge, Jim McGreevey - Governor of New Jersey.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Jersey City: Charles Joseph Watters, James Jonas Madison, John G. Gertsch, John Meagher, Oscar Wadsworth Field.

Main business address for: A.I. RECEIVABLES TRANSFER CORP. (ASSET-BACKED SECURITIES), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM STRATEGIC LP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM GLOBAL BALANCED LP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), CROWN FINANCIAL GROUP INC (SECURITY BROKERS, DEALERS & FLOTATION COMPANIES), HABER INC (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM SELECT LP (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS), KNIGHT TRADING GROUP INC (SECURITY BROKERS, DEALERS & FLOTATION COMPANIES) and 3 other public companies.

Hospitals in Jersey City:

  • CAREPOINT HEALTH-CHRIST HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 176 PALISADE AVE)
  • CHRIST HOSP HOME HEALTH SERV HOSPICE (176 PALISADE AVE)
  • LIBERTYHEALTH-GREENVILLE HOSPITAL CAMPUS (provides emergency services, 1825 KENNEDY BLVD)
  • LIBERTYHEALTH-JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 355 GRAND STREET)
  • ST FRANCIS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER (25 WILLIAMS PL)
  • ST FRANCIS REHABILITATION CENTER (25 MCWILLIAMS PLACE)

Dialysis Facilities in Jersey City:

  • FMC JERSEY CITY (107-123 PACIFIC AVENUE)
  • HAMILTON PK DIALYSIS CENTER (328 NINTH STREET)
  • JERSEY CITY MEDICAL CENTER (DIALYSIS UNIT)

Home Health Centers in Jersey City:

  • BAYADA NURSES, INC (150 WARREN STREET)
  • PROMISE CARE NJ, LLC (2 JEFFERSON AVENUE)

Nursing Homes in Jersey City:

  • BERTHOLD S POLLAK HOSP (100 CLIFTON PLACE)
  • CHRIST HOSPITAL SUB ACUTE (176 PALISADES AVE)
  • HAMILTON PARK HCC (525 MONMOUTH STREET)
  • HARBOR VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (178-198 OGDEN AVE)
  • LIBERTY HOUSE NURSING HOME (620 MONTGOMERY STREET)
  • LUTHERAN HOME AT JERSEY CITY (93 NELSON AVE)
  • MARGARET ANNA CUSACK CARE CENTER (537 PAVONIA AVENUE)
  • NEWPORT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (198 STEVENS AVE)
  • ST ANN'S HOME FOR AGED (198 OLD BERGEN ROAD)
  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (25 MCWILLIAMS PLACE)

Heliports located in Jersey City:

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Amtrak stations near Jersey City:

  • 5 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/Universities in Jersey City:

  • New Jersey City University (Full-time enrollment: 6,826; Location: 2039 Kennedy Blvd; Public; Website: www.njcu.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Hudson County Community College (FT enrollment: 6,659; Location: 70 Sip Avenue; Public; Website: www.hccc.edu)
  • Saint Peter's University (FT enrollment: 2,583; Location: 2641 Kennedy Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.saintpeters.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Anthem Institute-Jersey City (FT enrollment: 1,003; Location: 40 Journal Square, 1st Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: anthem.edu)
  • University of Phoenix-Jersey City Campus (FT enrollment: 337; Location: 100 Town Square Pl; Private, for-profit; Website: www.phoenix.edu)
  • The Institute for Health Education (FT enrollment: 165; Location: 600 Pavonia Avenue, 1st floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ihe.edu)
  • P C Age-Jersey City (FT enrollment: 158; Location: 2815 Kennedy Blvd, 3rd Floor; Private, for-profit; Website: www.pcage.edu)
  • Eastern International College-Jersey City (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 684 Newark Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eicollege.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Jersey City (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 2800 John F. Kennedy Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Starting Points Inc (FT enrollment: 36; Location: 2737 Kennedy Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.startingpoints.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jersey City:

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (about 3 miles; Hoboken, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,132)
  • CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 19,551)
  • Pace University-New York (about 4 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 10,921)
  • New York University (about 4 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 41,087)
  • The New School (about 4 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 9,706)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 9,111)
  • Technical Career Institutes (about 5 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 4,338)

Public high schools in Jersey City:

Private high schools in Jersey City:

  • ST PETERS PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 914; Location: 144 GRAND ST; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST DOMINIC ACADEMY (Students: 490; Location: 2572 KENNEDY BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • HUDSON CATHOLIC REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 790 BERGEN AVE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • ST MARY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 209 3RD ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 256; Location: 175 EIGHTH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CARITAS ACADEMY (Students: 148; Location: 2495 KENNEDY BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • TET CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 695 OCEAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jersey City:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Jersey City:

  • ST PATRICK & ASSUMPTION/ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 436; Location: 509 BRAMHALL AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF CZESTOCHOWA (Students: 334; Location: 248 LUIS MARIN BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 329; Location: 721 W SIDE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR (Students: 326; Location: 254 BARTHOLDI AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 298; Location: 118 FERRY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 183 BAYVIEW AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF VICTORIES SCHOOL (Students: 228; Location: 240 EGE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RESSURECTION SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 189 BRUNSWICH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AL GHAZALY SCHOOL (Students: 216; Location: 17 PARK ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • RESURRECTION SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 189 BRUNSWICK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Jersey City, map of school districts: JERSEY CITY

Library in Jersey City:

  • JERSEY CITY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,676,489; Location: 472 JERSEY AVENUE; 469,398 books; 404 e-books; 17,549 audio materials; 17,382 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 922 print serial subscriptions; 79 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jersey City: Pier M (A), Pier 6 (B), Pier 5 (C), Black Tom (D), Port Jersey Industrial Park (E), Liberty Industrial Park (F), Greenville Industrial Park (G), Claremont Terminal (H), Claremont Yards (I), Journal Square (J), Journal Square Station (K), Pier D (L), Pier F (M), Pier 7 (N), Pier 8 (O), Pier 9 (P), Pier 10 (Q), Pier E (R), Pier G (S), Pier B (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Newport Centre Mall Shopping Center (1), Stadium Plaza Shopping Center (2), Old Colony Plaza Shopping Center (3), Hudson Mall Shopping Center (4), Fourhundredforty Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Jersey City include: A.I. RECEIVABLES TRANSFER CORP. (A), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM STRATEGIC LP (B), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM GLOBAL BALANCED LP (C), PROVIDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES INC (D), CROWN FINANCIAL GROUP INC (E), HABER INC (F), MORGAN STANLEY SPECTRUM SELECT LP (G), KNIGHT TRADING GROUP INC (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jersey City include: Beth El Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Bethesda Baptist Church (B), Bethany Browne United Methodist Church (C), Bethany Lutheran Church (D), Central Baptist Church (E), Christ United Methodist Church (F), Church of God in Christ (G), Church of the Covenant (H), Cornerstone Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bayview Cemetery (1), Holy Name Cemetery (2), Saint Peters Cemetery (3), New York Bay Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Reservoir Number Two (A), Reservoir Number Three (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jersey City include: Bayside Park (1), Liberty State Park (2), Lafayette Park (3), Boyd-McGuiness Park (4), Cortney Fricchione Park (5), Fulton Avenue Park (6), Jones Park (7), LaPointe Park (8), McGovern Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jersey City Museum (350 Montgomery St), Case Museum of Contemporary Russian Art (80 Grand Street), Committee for the Absorption of Soviet Emigres (Museums; 80 Grand Street), Liberty Science Center (Museums; 251 Phillip St), 2Afrika Inc. (444 Washington Boulevard), Harborside Yacht Cruises (Harborside Financial Center), Abracadabra Entertainment (Arcades & Amusements; 82 Carlton Avenue), American Classic Car & Limo Service (Tours & Charters; 241 Palisade Avenue).

Hotels: Doris Vernon Hotel (242 7th Street), Courtyard Jersey City (540 Washington Boulevard), Doubletree Suites Hotel (455 Washington Boulevard), Courtyard by Marriott (540 Washington Boulevard), Econo Lodge Jersey City (750 Tonnelle Avenue), F & T Concierge Services (33 Hudson Street), Hudson Regency Motel (360 Tonnele Avenue), Grove Street Taxi Service (312 Grove St).

Courts: Womenrising Court Liaison (595 Newark Avenue), Boulevard Court Associates (2672 2672 Jfk Boulevard), Jersey City City - Violations Bureau- Municipal Court- Parking Tickets (365 Summit Avenue), N J State - Judiciary- Courts- Superior Court- Grand Jury (595 Newark Avenue), N J State - Judiciary- Courts- Superior Court- Jury Management General Assist (595 Newark Avenue), N J State - Judiciary Department- Courts- Family Court- General Informa (595 Newark Avenue).

Hudson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.4. This is worse than average.

City:

98.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 14.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jersey City and their reported violations in the past:

JERSEY CITY MUA (Population served: 229,000, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROCKLEDGE ONE AND TWO (Serves PA, Population served: 121, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
POOL-SUNRISE COTTAGES INC. (Address: 150 BERGEN AVENUE , Serves NY, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.3% for Black residents, 27.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.1% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

People in group quarters in Jersey City in 2010:

  • 1,023 people in college/university student housing
  • 914 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 401 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 313 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 57 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 22 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Jersey City in 2000:

  • 1,326 people in nursing homes
  • 920 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 504 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 269 people in religious group quarters
  • 200 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 200 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 39 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 29 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 23 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Jersey City, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Jersey City compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Jersey City (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Capital One, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • The Provident Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2010/07/27: Bank assets: $7,097.5 mil, Deposits: $5,186.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 83 total offices, Holding Company: Provident Financial Services, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Jersey City Branch, Custodial Trust Company Branch, Jersey City - Grand Street Branch, Christopher Columbus Branch, Jersey City Branch, Newport Center Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Drive-In Branch, Jersey City Branch, Danforth Plaza Branch, Pershing Plaza Branch, Journal Square Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: 214 Newark Avenue Branch, Marin Boulevard Branch, 241 Central Avenue Branch, 9 Path Plaza Branch. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jersey City Newport, Jersey City Journal Square, Jersey City Branch, Jersey City Downtown. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Jersey City Branch, Boulevard Branch, Jersey City Branch, Bayview Branch. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Valley National Bank: Jersey City Ii Branch at 311 Marin Boulevard, branch established on 2008/05/01; Jersey City Branch at 10 Essex Street, branch established on 2004/10/08. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • 9 other banks with 9 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jersey City, New Jersey:

  • Gif Motel Corp, 750 Tonnello Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07307 , Phone: (201) 420-9040
  • Hudson Regency Motel, 360 Tonnele Ave Rt 1 N, Jersey City, NJ 07306 , Phone: (201) 792-9500
  • Candlewood Suites, 21 Second St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 , Phone: (201) 659-2500, Fax: (201) 659-2900
  • Doubletree Club Suites New Jersey, 455 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 , Phone: (201) 499-2400, Fax: (201) 499-2406
  • Jersey City Courtyard By Marriott, 540 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 , Phone: (201) 626-6600, Fax: (201) 626-6601
  • The Westin Jersey City, Newport, 479 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 , Phone: (201) 626-2930, Fax: (201) 626-2925
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jersey City, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Jersey City travel time to work - commute Jersey City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Jersey City:

(Jersey City, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Jersey City city (based on Hudson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.08%
Here: 62.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateJewishAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents84.1%4.2%3.3%1.4%1.0%
Congregations20.4%3.2%3.2%6.1%7.2%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents1.0%0.8%0.5%0.5%3.2%
Congregations7.9%2.5%5.4%5.0%39.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 257
Hudson County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
Hudson County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hudson County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 369
Here:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

23.7%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 117$584,092$59,9072$4,406
Other Government Administration 98$453,332$55,5101$3,209
Judicial and Legal 122$536,919$52,8126$18,558
Police Protection - Officers 818$7,882,236$115,6320$0
Police - Other 145$538,587$44,573204$227,747
Firefighters 555$5,194,948$112,3230$0
Fire - Other 50$198,881$47,7314$7,769
Streets and Highways 149$617,140$49,7034$8,095
Health 111$480,178$51,91112$31,052
Solid Waste Management 128$644,127$60,3872$3,220
Sewerage 108$511,454$56,8281$2,495
Parks and Recreation 18$89,443$59,629104$79,421
Housing and Community Development(Local) 182$922,607$60,83116$20,758
Local Libraries 97$341,731$42,27643$31,558
Other and Unallocable 74$282,229$45,7672$3,645
Totals for Government 2,772$19,277,904$83,454401$441,933

Jersey City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $14,033,000 ($54.53)
    Regular Highways: $7,019,000 ($27.27)
    General - Other: $4,412,000 ($17.14)
    Sewerage: $3,005,000 ($11.68)
    General Public Buildings: $1,720,000 ($6.68)
    Water Utilities: $1,601,000 ($6.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,001,000 ($3.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $414,000 ($1.61)
    Libraries: $329,000 ($1.28)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($0.28)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $98,439,000 ($382.52)
    General - Other: $93,908,000 ($364.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $63,764,000 ($247.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $59,425,000 ($230.92)
    Water Utilities: $36,851,000 ($143.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,358,000 ($90.77)
    Sewerage: $13,234,000 ($51.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,256,000 ($35.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,184,000 ($31.80)
    Libraries: $8,170,000 ($31.75)
    Financial Administration: $7,962,000 ($30.94)
    Regular Highways: $7,903,000 ($30.71)
    Health - Other: $7,899,000 ($30.69)
    Central Staff Services: $7,234,000 ($28.11)
    Parking Facilities: $6,299,000 ($24.48)
    General Public Buildings: $4,504,000 ($17.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,876,000 ($11.18)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $48,263,000 ($187.54)
    Corporate Bonds: $9,407,000 ($36.55)
    Benefit Payments: $6,807,000 ($26.45)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,976,000 ($23.22)
    Other Investments - Other: $3,004,000 ($11.67)
    Withdrawals: $326,000 ($1.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $21,304,000 ($82.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $15,151,000 ($58.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,797,000 ($38.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,805,000 ($7.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,014,000 ($3.94)
    Regular Highways: $746,000 ($2.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($0.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $196,638,000 ($764.11)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,966,000 ($11.53)

Jersey City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,233,000 ($129.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,297,000 ($43.90)
    Parking Facilities: $5,060,000 ($19.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,002,000 ($7.78)
    All Other: $447,000 ($1.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,566,000 ($33.29)
    From Parent Local Government: $2,491,000 ($9.68)
    Local Employee Contribution: $2,329,000 ($9.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $82,789,000 ($321.71)
    All Other: $54,000 ($0.21)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,040,000 ($4.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $80,869,000 ($314.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,893,000 ($46.21)
    Sale of Property: $8,560,000 ($33.26)
    Interest Earnings: $4,569,000 ($17.75)
    Rents: $162,000 ($0.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $42,586,000 ($165.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $81,485,000 ($316.64)
    All Other: $24,664,000 ($95.84)
    Highways: $3,543,000 ($13.77)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,088,000 ($8.11)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,150,000 ($4.47)
  • Tax - Property: $142,833,000 ($555.03)
    Other License: $14,817,000 ($57.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,888,000 ($7.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $484,000 ($1.88)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $294,000 ($1.14)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $89,000 ($0.35)
    Amusements License: $3,000 ($0.01)

Jersey City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $489,380,000 ($1901.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $486,500,000 ($1890.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,940,000 ($543.79)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,060,000 ($532.60)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $40,470,000 ($157.26)
    End of Fiscal Year: $36,465,000 ($141.70)

Jersey City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,644,000 ($165.71)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,597,000 ($17.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $65,577,000 ($254.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,609,000 ($72.31)

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($473 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New York County, NY  0.87% ($101,965 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.84% ($59,466)
from Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($46,452)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($75,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,147 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.20%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.08% ($71,204 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.83% ($94,024)
to Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($68,787)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jersey City:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jersey City:

  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYE (91.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Jersey City:

  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jersey City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 149
Total length: 14,348 meters (47,073ft)
Total costs: $879,344,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,974,983
Total average daily truck traffic: 232,970

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 2
  • 1910-1919: 6
  • 1920-1929: 16
  • 1930-1939: 30
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 60
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Jersey City, NJ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 67 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED463$289,920880$304,2562,410$302,52887$123,88580$2,428,013247$279,1382$172,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED54$285,741129$309,636371$275,14627$105,8898$772,25032$267,5631$30,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED185$280,908348$303,0631,873$287,659183$83,97323$984,087297$243,8557$135,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN108$278,444176$297,619856$301,66833$122,24211$1,003,90990$247,5333$240,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS53$288,39679$258,962310$299,12621$133,9521$480,00039$234,5130$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 67 tracts in Jersey City, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 57 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED142$291,71138$318,2372$332,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED84$301,92939$354,1791$155,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED32$299,03126$327,2311$293,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$303,94410$319,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$381,0004$415,0001$446,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1404
  • Hazardous Condition: 1720
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Jersey City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jersey City, NJ
Most common first names in Jersey City, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,80472.3 years
Mary2,63378.9 years
Joseph1,83672.5 years
William1,63871.3 years
Anna1,39680.4 years
James1,33369.2 years
Frank1,07773.9 years
Helen1,05877.5 years
Margaret1,04678.4 years
George1,00272.0 years
Most common last names in Jersey City, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith51971.3 years
Williams37968.1 years
Johnson35769.4 years
Brown31071.1 years
Miller26274.0 years
Jones24668.6 years
Jackson20468.0 years
Kelly20374.6 years
Murphy19075.7 years
Davis18468.5 years
Businesses in Jersey City, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kmart1
A&P1Kohl's1
ALDO2Kroger1
AT&T4LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls1
Ann Taylor1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1McDonald's9
AutoZone2Motherhood Maternity2
Bakers1New Balance5
Bally Total Fitness1New York & Co2
Baskin-Robbins3Nike22
Bath & Body Works2Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Brookstone1Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King6Pathmark2
Charlotte Russe1Payless5
Chevrolet1Penske1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports1
DHL4Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Popeyes4
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos2
Domino's Pizza2RadioShack5
Dunkin Donuts18Ramada1
Econo Lodge1Raymour & Flanigan1
Express1Rite Aid5
Fashion Bug1SAS Shoes2
FedEx30Sears3
Finish Line1Sephora1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker2Sprint Nextel2
Ford1Staples2
Forever 211Starbucks3
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Stop & Shop1
GNC8Subaru1
GameStop3Subway8
Gap1Taco Bell2
H&R Block8Target1
Hilton1The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us2
Home Depot2True Value4
Honda1U-Haul3
Hyundai1UPS43
IHOP1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless3
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret1
Jimmy Jazz1Walgreens1
Johnny Rockets1Wendy's2
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Jersey City on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #3 (07306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Egyptian first ancestries"
  • #64 (07306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Sudanese first ancestries"
  • #66 (07307) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Guyanese first ancestries"
  • #74 (07306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Senegalese first ancestries"
  • #75 (07305) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #78 (07306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 (07304) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British West Indian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (07310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (07310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Israeli first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 (07310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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  • Dan Pei (19)
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  • Vladimir Y. Kolesnikov (14)

Total of 1527 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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