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Area: 1.565 square miles

Population: 57,376

Population density:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

36,660 people per square mile
Jersey City:

17,718 people per square mile
House/condo value distribution in The Heights in Jersey City, NJ neighborhood, block, subdivision, or community
Age and Sex of Residents in The Heights in Jersey City, NJ
Races in The Heights in Jersey City neighborhood in NJ
Household income distribution in 2013 in The Heights in Jersey City neighborhood in NJ
Median household income in 2015:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

$61,854
Jersey City:

$59,485

Rent paid by renters in 2013 in The Heights in Jersey City neighborhood in NJ

Median rent in 2015:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

$1,056
Jersey City:

$1,090

Zip codes: 07306, 07307.

Males:

29,342
Females:

28,049
Median age:
Males:
This neighborhood:

34.4 years
Whole city:

34.2 years
Females:
This neighborhood:

35.4 years
Whole city:

34.5 years

Average household size:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

2.7 people
Jersey City:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

56.0%
Jersey City:

52.0%
Percentage of married-couple families (among all households):
Here:

45.5%
Jersey City:

39.4%

Percentage of married-couple families with children (among all households):
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

23.2%
Jersey City:

22.8%

Percentage of single-mother households (among all households):
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

10.9%
Jersey City:

13.5%

Percentage of never married males 15 years old and over:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

20.0%
Jersey City:

21.8%

Percentage of never married females 15 years old and over:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

16.4%
city:

19.8%

Percentage of people that speak English not well or not at all:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

14.8%
Jersey City:

9.8%

Percentage of people born in this state:
Here:

35.6%
Jersey City:

35.9%

Percentage of people born in another U.S. state:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

13.9%
Jersey City:

19.1%

Percentage of native residents but born outside the U.S.:
Here:

4.3%
city:

3.7%

Percentage of foreign born residents:
Here:

46.2%
Jersey City:

41.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

Rooms in owner-occupied houses/condos in The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

  • 1 room: 164
  • 2 rooms: 278
  • 3 rooms: 656
  • 4 rooms: 1,372
  • 5 rooms: 1,420
  • 6 rooms: 1,093
  • 7 rooms: 592
  • 8 rooms: 536
  • 9+ rooms: 643
Note: State values scaled to The Heights (Jersey City Heights) population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

  • 1 room: 1,787
  • 2 rooms: 945
  • 3 rooms: 3,619
  • 4 rooms: 4,805
  • 5 rooms: 3,409
  • 6 rooms: 1,234
  • 7 rooms: 1,032
  • 8 rooms: 348
  • 9+ rooms: 656
Note: State values scaled to The Heights (Jersey City Heights) population

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

  • no bedroom: 205
  • 1 bedroom: 731
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,871
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,094
  • 4 bedrooms: 842
  • 5+ bedrooms: 399
Note: State values scaled to The Heights (Jersey City Heights) population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied houses and condos in The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

  • no bedroom: 1,801
  • 1 bedroom: 4,291
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,898
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,557
  • 4 bedrooms: 636
  • 5+ bedrooms: 808
Note: State values scaled to The Heights (Jersey City Heights) population
Average number of cars or other vehicles available in houses/condos:
This neighborhood:

1.3
Jersey City:

1.3

Average number of cars or other vehicles available in apartments:
Here:

0.7
city:

0.6

Percentage of units with a mortgage:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

64.6%
Jersey City:

69.8%


Housing prices:

  • Average estimated value of detached houses in 2015 (9.9% of all units):
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    $352,876
    New Jersey:

    $413,839

  • Average estimated value of townhouses or other attached units in 2015 (6.5% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $565,191
    New Jersey:

    $278,381

  • Average estimated value of housing units in 2-unit structures in 2015 (30.1% of all units):
    This neighborhood:

    $306,029
    New Jersey:

    $336,678

  • Average estimated '15 value of housing units in 3-to-4-unit structures (19.3% of all units):
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    $351,604
    New Jersey:

    $276,421

  • Average estimated '15 value of housing units in 5-or-more-unit structures (10.7% of all units):
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    $231,793
    New Jersey:

    $278,632

Owners and renters by unit type (%)

Year house built

  • 2010 to 2013: 1,346
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,795
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,245
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,301
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,759
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,392
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,757
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,100
  • 1939 or earlier: 11,886
Note: State values scaled to The Heights (Jersey City Heights) Jersey City NJ population

City-data.com crime index for city in 2014 (higher means more crime):
City:

238.7
U.S. average:

235.9

Mode of transportation to work in The Heights in Jersey City, NJ
Time Leaving Home for Work in The Heights in Jersey City neighborhood in NJ
Commute time to work in The Heights in Jersey City neighborhood in NJ

Occupations of males:

  • Percentage of males in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    6.2%
    city:

    11.8%

  • Percentage of males in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.0%
    city:

    7.4%

  • Percentage of males in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    11.2%
    city:

    11.7%

  • Percentage of males in architecture and engineering occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    2.0%

  • Percentage of males in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    2.6%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of males in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.9%
    city:

    3.3%

  • Percentage of males in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of males in service occupations:
    Here:

    14.8%
    city:

    13.9%

  • Percentage of males in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    18.5%
    city:

    17.6%

  • Percentage of males in construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations:
    Here:

    8.1%
    city:

    4.6%

  • Percentage of males in production occupations:
    Here:

    5.1%
    city:

    3.8%

  • Percentage of males in transportation occupations:
    Here:

    9.8%
    city:

    8.0%

  • Percentage of males in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    4.3%
    city:

    4.2%


Occupations of females:

  • Percentage of females in management occupations (except farmers):
    Here:

    6.1%
    city:

    9.1%

  • Percentage of females in business and financial operations occupations:
    Here:

    5.5%
    city:

    7.6%

  • Percentage of females in computer and mathematical occupations:
    Here:

    3.3%
    city:

    3.2%

  • Percentage of females in community and social services occupations:
    Here:

    2.7%
    city:

    2.4%

  • Percentage of females in legal occupations:
    Here:

    1.2%
    city:

    1.9%

  • Percentage of females in education, training, and library occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    city:

    7.5%

  • Percentage of females in arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations:
    Here:

    2.5%
    city:

    3.1%

  • Percentage of females in healthcare practitioners and technical occupations:
    Here:

    7.5%
    city:

    7.7%

  • Percentage of females in service occupations:
    Here:

    26.6%
    city:

    22.0%

  • Percentage of females in sales and office occupations:
    Here:

    26.8%
    city:

    28.0%

  • Percentage of females in production occupations:
    Here:

    4.6%
    city:

    2.7%

  • Percentage of females in material moving occupations:
    Here:

    3.5%
    city:

    2.1%


Percentage of people 16-64 in Armed Forces:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

0.1%
Jersey City:

0.0%


Education in this neighborhood (subdivision or community):

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in K-12 schools:
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    18.5%
    Jersey City:

    14.0%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in undergraduate colleges:
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    6.3%
    Jersey City:

    5.2%

  • Percentage of people 3 years and older in grad. or professional schools:
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    4.4%
    Jersey City:

    2.8%

  • Percentage of students K-12 enrolled in private schools:
    The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

    49.3%
    Jersey City:

    16.6%

Percentage of population below poverty level:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

18.4%
Jersey City:

21.0%

Median year owner moved in (as recorded in 2010):
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

1999
Jersey City:

2003

Median year renter moved in (as recorded in 2010):
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

2010
Jersey City:

2012

Percentage of married-couple families with both working:
The Heights (Jersey City Heights):

65.8%
Jersey City:

57.0%

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Solar energy (2%)

Limited-access highways (interstate or state) in this neighborhood:

State Rte 139 (Hoboken Ave)

Length: 1.12 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 274

Pulaski Skwy (State Rte 139)

Length: 0.14 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Highways in this neighborhood:

State Rte 501 (John F Kennedy Blvd)

Length: 1.69 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 3129 to 3700

US Hwy 9 (US Hwy 1, Tonnelle Ave)

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 266 to 299

Roads and streets:

Summit Ave

Length: 1.63 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 661 to 1199

Co Rd 663 (Central Ave)

Length: 1.59 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 23 to 599

Palisade Ave

Length: 1.56 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 66 to 647

Liberty Ave

Length: 1.43 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 138 to 611

New York Ave (Co Rd 671)

Length: 1.32 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 439

Co Rd 681 (Paterson Plank Rd)

Length: 1.18 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 520

Webster Ave (Co Rd 669)

Length: 1.13 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 398

North St

Length: 1.02 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 286

Terrace Ave (Co Rd 649)

Length: 1.02 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 377

Ogden Ave

Length: 0.98 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 18 to 476

Hutton St

Length: 0.98 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 280

Congress St

Length: 0.94 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 238

Griffith St

Length: 0.94 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 25 to 299

Bowers St

Length: 0.93 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 26 to 269

Manhattan Ave

Length: 0.92 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 286

South St

Length: 0.89 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 256

Sherman Ave

Length: 0.88 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 3 to 327

Beacon Ave

Length: 0.87 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 267

Columbia Ave

Length: 0.82 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 3 to 298

Laidlaw Ave

Length: 0.79 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 250

Cambridge Ave (Co Rd 665)

Length: 0.78 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 806

Hancock Ave (Co Rd 667)

Length: 0.78 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 287

Hopkins Ave

Length: 0.77 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 299

Zabriskie St (Co Rd 652)

Length: 0.73 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 218

Lincoln St

Length: 0.73 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 207

Bleecker St

Length: 0.70 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 184

Thorne St

Length: 0.68 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 215

Leonard St (Co Rd 668)

Length: 0.66 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 299

St Pauls Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 198

Jefferson Ave

Length: 0.60 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 581

Reservoir Ave

Length: 0.56 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 183

Nelson Ave (Co Rd 659)

Length: 0.51 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 199

Sherman Pl

Length: 0.49 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 145

Franklin St

Length: 0.48 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 24 to 160

Charles St

Length: 0.48 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 148

Poplar St (Co Rd 666)

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 156

Grace St

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 166

Irving St

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 154

Graham St

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 154

Prospect St (Co Rd 654)

Length: 0.47 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 199

Baldwin Ave

Length: 0.45 miles
Directions: N-S, SW-NE
Address range: 375 to 527

Hague St

Length: 0.44 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 198

Paterson St

Length: 0.43 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 133

Oakland Ave (Co Rd 644)

Length: 0.42 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 58 to 199

Carlton Ave (Co Rd 718)

Length: 0.42 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 134

Waverly St

Length: 0.40 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 130

Co Rd 660 (Ferry St)

Length: 0.39 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 21 to 149

Fleet St

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 99

Beach St

Length: 0.38 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 128

Booraem Ave (Co Rd 658)

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 21 to 166

Mountain Rd (Co Rd 731)

Length: 0.38 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 20 to 160

Sanford Pl

Length: 0.36 miles
Directions: N-S, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 119

Collard St

Length: 0.33 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 48 to 143

Western Ave

Length: 0.30 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 168

Lake St

Length: 0.29 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 43 to 143

Spruce St

Length: 0.26 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 70

Ravine Ave

Length: 0.22 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 60

Concord St

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 7 to 72

Lineau Pl

Length: 0.20 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 56

Montrose Ave (Co Rd 661)

Length: 0.19 miles
Directions: SE-NW, SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 63

Milton Ave

Length: 0.16 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 48

Pierce Ave

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 57

Passaic Ave

Length: 0.15 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 48

Stagg St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 46

Cliff St

Length: 0.13 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 48

Co Rd 650 (Troy St)

Length: 0.12 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 40

Montague Pl

Length: 0.11 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 41

Nardone Pl

Length: 0.11 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 62

Holland Plank Rd

Length: 0.09 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Floyd St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 10 to 34

Monmouth St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: N-S

Hope St

Length: 0.09 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 2 to 33

Elm St

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 19

Perry St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 23 to 54360

Abbett St

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 31

Nesbitt Ave (Nesbitt St)

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: SW-NE
Address range: 1 to 22

Reserve Ave

Length: 0.07 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 19

Hobson St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 17

Hill St

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: SE-NW
Address range: 1 to 20

Wood Pl

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 20

Cuneo Pl

Length: 0.06 miles
Direction: E-W
Address range: 1 to 19

Bevan St

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: N-S
Address range: 66 to 82

Co Rd 663

Length: 0.05 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Co Rd 731

Length: 0.04 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Railroad features:

New Jersey Transit RR

Length: 0.40 miles
Direction: SW-NE

Csx RR (Penn Central RR)

Length: 0.34 miles
Directions: E-W, SW-NE

Norfolk Southern Rlwy

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, SE-NW

Central Railroad of New Jersey

Length: 0.28 miles
Directions: E-W, N-S, SW-NE

Norfolk Southern Rlwy (Conrail RR)

Length: 0.08 miles
Direction: E-W
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