Jersey City, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 270,753 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.8%
 
Males: 133,800  (49.4%)
Females: 136,953  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,264 (it was $37,862 in 2000)
Jersey City:

$66,264
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,348 (it was $19,410 in 2000)

Jersey City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $379,900 (it was $137,900 in 2000)
Jersey City:

$379,900
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $456,064; detached houses: $353,964; townhouses or other attached units: $481,228; in 2-unit structures: $403,377; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $602,711; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $579,141

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,338.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jersey City: 123.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.5%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.0% for Black residents, 17.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 35.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Jersey City, NJ (2017)
    • 79,82229.5%Hispanic
    • 71,31326.3%Asian alone
    • 60,00522.2%Black alone
    • 51,55419.0%White alone
    • 6,3932.4%Two or more races
    • 1,0540.4%Other race alone
    • 6090.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 249 registered sex offenders living in Jersey City, New Jersey as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jersey City is 1,061 to 1.


Crime rates in Jersey City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
38
(15.9)
22
(9.2)
20
(8.3)
25
(10.3)
28
(11.6)
25
(10.2)
18
(7.2)
11
(4.4)
20
(7.8)
24
(9.2)
27
(10.2)
24
(9.0)
21
(7.8)
17
(6.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
43
(17.9)
60
(25.0)
47
(19.5)
49
(20.3)
49
(20.3)
44
(18.0)
49
(19.7)
45
(17.9)
35
(13.6)
35
(13.5)
97
(36.6)
86
(32.3)
123
(45.9)
89
(32.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,642
(685.3)
1,553
(647.6)
1,248
(518.4)
1,252
(518.2)
871
(361.6)
943
(386.2)
961
(386.8)
880
(349.8)
717
(279.1)
620
(238.5)
549
(207.0)
547
(205.5)
534
(199.3)
458
(169.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,413
(589.7)
1,255
(523.4)
1,106
(459.5)
954
(394.9)
843
(350.0)
817
(334.6)
878
(353.4)
911
(362.1)
883
(343.7)
702
(270.0)
710
(267.8)
619
(232.6)
687
(256.4)
669
(247.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,216
(924.9)
1,670
(696.4)
1,504
(624.8)
1,869
(773.6)
1,400
(581.3)
1,523
(623.7)
1,402
(564.4)
1,426
(566.9)
1,052
(409.5)
887
(341.1)
976
(368.1)
953
(358.0)
1,119
(417.7)
988
(365.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4,658
(1,944)
4,425
(1,845)
4,082
(1,696)
4,426
(1,832)
3,744
(1,554)
3,662
(1,500)
3,439
(1,384)
3,291
(1,308)
3,046
(1,186)
2,804
(1,078)
2,648
(998.6)
2,979
(1,119)
3,231
(1,206)
3,190
(1,181)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,855
(774.2)
1,495
(623.5)
1,218
(506.0)
1,166
(482.6)
840
(348.8)
807
(330.5)
860
(346.2)
762
(302.9)
738
(287.3)
549
(211.1)
605
(228.2)
551
(207.0)
491
(183.3)
603
(223.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
73
(30.5)
96
(40.0)
100
(41.5)
83
(34.4)
59
(24.5)
51
(20.9)
33
(13.3)
24
(9.5)
31
(12.1)
37
(14.2)
62
(23.4)
40
(15.0)
38
(14.2)
20
(7.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)574.0509.8431.7437.4348.8347.7339.6316.7278.0238.7249.3238.4255.6230.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Jersey City, NJ

Crime rate in Jersey City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 955 (886 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (2.9%), Egyptian (2.8%), Irish (1.7%), American (1.7%), Polish (1.2%), Guyanese (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1820

Elevation: 83 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 18,152 people per square mile   (very high).

Jersey City, New Jersey map

113,560 residents are foreign born (14.0% Latin America, 12.2% Asia, 4.5% Africa).

This city:

41.9%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,792 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,966 (2.0%)

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 )

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: +1,758 (+0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 45,457 (33.0%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Distribution of median household income in Jersey City, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jersey City, NJ in 2017
Jersey City satellite photo by USGS

Detailed articles:

Jersey City tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 60 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2014: 197 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2015: 338 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2016: 206 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2017: 207 buildings, average cost: $109,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Jersey City, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Jersey City, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Jersey City, NJ
Historical housing units in Jersey City, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +11,623 (+5.1%).
Most common industries in Jersey City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Finance & insurance (11.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.2%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Finance & insurance (12.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Jersey City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Computer specialists (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (11.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)

Average climate in Jersey City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jersey City, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 93.0. This is worse than average.

City:

93.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.332. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.332
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.563. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.563
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.16
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

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 the 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 Jersey 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 Jersey 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 (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jersey City topographic map

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)

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)

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)

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

Biggest public high schools in Jersey City:

Private high schools in Jersey City:

  • ST PETERS PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 954, Location: 144 GRAND ST, Grades: 9-12, Boys only)
  • ST DOMINIC ACADEMY (Students: 451, Location: 2572 KENNEDY BOULEVARD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)
  • HUDSON CATHOLIC REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 422, Location: 790 BERGEN AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ST ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 242, Location: 175 8TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • FULL WILL OF GOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 81 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DR 84, Grades: 4-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jersey City:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Jersey City:

  • OUR LADY OF CZESTOCHOWA (Students: 391, Location: 248 MARIN BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS ELEMENTARY ACADEMY (Students: 288, Location: 721 W SIDE AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PRIMARY PREP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257, Location: 41 TUERS AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • HAMILTON PARK MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 231, Location: 1 MCWILLIAMS PLACE, Grades: PK-3)
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY SCHOOL (Students: 224, Location: 254 BARTHOLDI AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SACRED HEART SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 183 BAYVIEW AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 203, Location: 118 FERRY ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 198, Location: 509 PAVONIA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ANNE'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 255 CONGRESS ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • WATERFRONT MONTESSORI (Students: 182, Location: 1 CANAL ST, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in 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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Jersey City:

Marital status in Jersey City, NJ
  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Jersey City:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jersey City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Jersey City:

(Jersey City, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,93053
Other38,32263
Evangelical Protestant19,890133
Mainline Protestant12,85393
Black Protestant12,30826
Orthodox6,31812
None263,645-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 257
This county:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hudson 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.
State:

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
Hudson County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hudson County:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hudson County:

23.7%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jersey City:

50.3%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.9%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jersey City:

18.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jersey City:

13.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jersey City:

6.7
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

30.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Jersey City:

82.9%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jersey City, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 834$8,318,161$119,6860$0
Firefighters 565$5,482,253$116,4370$0
Streets and Highways 152$651,272$51,4164$8,445
Police - Other 147$568,374$46,398215$237,585
Housing and Community Development (Local) 146$770,589$63,3365$6,826
Solid Waste Management 125$1,159,784$111,3391$1,805
Judicial and Legal 124$566,614$54,8346$19,360
Financial Administration 119$616,394$62,1572$4,596
Health 113$506,733$53,81213$32,394
Sewerage 103$593,013$69,0890$0
Other Government Administration 100$478,402$57,4081$3,346
Local Libraries 98$367,556$45,00738$26,974
Other and Unallocable 80$335,243$50,2863$12,513
Fire - Other 52$209,879$48,4344$8,105
Parks and Recreation 18$94,390$62,927110$82,852
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2,776$20,718,657$89,562402$444,801

Jersey City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $13,233,000 ($48.87)
    Water Utilities: $5,788,000 ($21.38)
    General - Other: $4,660,000 ($17.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,022,000 ($14.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,764,000 ($13.90)
    Libraries: $2,747,000 ($10.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,157,000 ($7.97)
    General Public Buildings: $2,046,000 ($7.56)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $181,506,000 ($670.37)
    Police Protection: $99,389,000 ($367.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $86,239,000 ($318.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $64,838,000 ($239.47)
    Water Utilities: $45,745,000 ($168.95)
    Libraries: $23,850,000 ($88.09)
    Sewerage: $13,832,000 ($51.09)
    Health - Other: $8,594,000 ($31.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,542,000 ($27.86)
    Financial Administration: $7,240,000 ($26.74)
    Central Staff Services: $6,973,000 ($25.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,742,000 ($24.90)
    Regular Highways: $6,265,000 ($23.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,916,000 ($10.77)
    Parking Facilities: $2,579,000 ($9.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $626,000 ($2.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $40,780,000 ($150.62)
    Corporate Bonds: $14,060,000 ($51.93)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $6,576,000 ($24.29)
    Other Investments - Other: $1,585,000 ($5.85)
    Withdrawals: $68,000 ($0.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,259,000 ($93.29)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $20,359,000 ($75.19)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Housing and Community Development: $95,000 ($0.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,846,000 ($10.51)
    Health - Other: $191,000 ($0.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($0.14)
    General Public Building: $14,000 ($0.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,916,000 ($819.63)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,078,000 ($18.76)

Jersey City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,672,000 ($231.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,959,000 ($58.94)
    Parking Facilities: $3,961,000 ($14.63)
    Other: $2,453,000 ($9.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $745,000 ($2.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $574,000 ($2.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $3,871,000 ($14.30)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $662,000 ($2.45)
    From Other Governments: $441,000 ($1.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $79,602,000 ($294.00)
    Other: $95,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,458,000 ($31.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $905,000 ($3.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $139,200,000 ($514.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,404,000 ($45.81)
    Sale of Property: $7,115,000 ($26.28)
    Interest Earnings: $2,718,000 ($10.04)
    Rents: $18,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $63,575,000 ($234.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $63,861,000 ($235.86)
    Other: $15,968,000 ($58.98)
    Education: $6,292,000 ($23.24)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,517,000 ($9.30)
    Highways: $1,005,000 ($3.71)
  • Tax - Property: $236,830,000 ($874.71)
    Other License: $16,716,000 ($61.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $7,002,000 ($25.86)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,416,000 ($8.92)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $521,000 ($1.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $406,000 ($1.50)
    Public Utility License: $136,000 ($0.50)
    Amusements License: $15,000 ($0.06)

Jersey City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $738,214,000 ($2726.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $694,797,000 ($2566.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,417,000 ($160.36)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $10,000,000 ($36.93)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,000,000 ($36.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $41,155,000 ($152.00)
    Beginning: $33,298,000 ($122.98)

Jersey City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $61,541,000 ($227.30)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $20,978,000 ($77.48)
    Total Federal Securities: $5,415,000 ($20.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $156,400,000 ($577.65)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,666,000 ($312.71)

8.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($88,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,532 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New York County, NY  1.12% ($161,976 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.80% ($68,313)
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($65,771)


9.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,887 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($103,054 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.84% ($95,396)
to New York County, NY  0.66% ($145,743)
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
Jones New York1Westin1
Journeys1Wet Seal1
KFC1White Castle1

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.)

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.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Jersey City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 162Number of bridges
  • 5,315ft / 1,620mTotal length
  • $1,021,192,000Total costs
  • 3,523,348Total average daily traffic
  • 216,897Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Jersey City, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 61910-1919
  • 161920-1929
  • 271930-1939
  • 561950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 242010-2018
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 in Jersey City, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jersey City, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 1358. The highest number of reported fires - 1,705 took place in 2004, and the least - 595 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jersey City, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (80.8%), and Outside Fires (11.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jersey City, NJ
    • 17,55080.8%Structure Fires
    • 2,42211.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,4966.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2651.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jersey City, NJ

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

  • Doubletree Club Suites New Jersey, 455 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310 , Phone: (201) 499-2400, Fax: (201) 499-2406
  • Jersey City Courtyard By Marriott, 540 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310 , Phone: (201) 626-6600, Fax: (201) 626-6601
  • The Westin Jersey City, Newport, 479 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310 , Phone: (201) 626-2930, Fax: (201) 626-2925
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 707 Tonnelle Ave, Jersey city, New Jersey 07307 , Phone: (201) 499-1220
  • Hyatt House Jersey City, One Exchange Pl, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302 , Phone: (201) 395-0500
  • Residence Inn Marriott Jersey City, 80 Christopher Columbus Dr, Jersey City, New Jersey 07302 , Phone: (201) 222-5500, Fax: (201) 222-5501
  • Candlewood Suites Jersey City, 21 2nd St, Jersey city, New Jersey 07302 , Phone: (201) 659-2500, Fax: (201) 659-2500
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jersey City, New Jersey
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jersey City, NJ
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jersey City, NJ
  • 66.2%Utility gas
  • 26.9%Electricity
  • 3.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


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 significantly 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.

Jersey City on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking subway or elevated to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Egypt (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 (07306) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #32 (07310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (07087) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #63 (07310) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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