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Apartments for rent in Jersey City, NJ

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Jersey City

Nothing is unique about my neighborhood. It is your standard urban community. I do like that on the side I live it is quiet.

My neighborhood has a lot of restaurants close by. I like Going out to eat with my family in the shopping centers

Great restaurants, great sense of community, easy access to public transit. Overall, it's a great safe neighborhood!

My area as a lot of public transportation and is very close to NY city. It is also a very diverse area .

Convenient traffic roads are spacious and clean and tidy with sufficient police force in case of danger can make timely help

Go to the shoppingmall shopping movie theaters bowling alley close buy many different resturants and bars n parks

Who Lives Here

Jersey City Demographics

Education

High School

36%

Associate's

18%

Bachelor's

29%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

39%

3 people

27%

4 people

21%

5 people

9%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

38%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

16%

150-200k

9%

200k+

13%

Age

0-10

13%

10-20

9%

20-45

45%

45-65

21%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Jersey City?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$3475$3868$4150$3750
Jan '24$3482$3868$4161$3900
Dec '23$3509$3868$4335$4202
Nov '23$3860$3966$4673$4730
Oct '23$3756$4052$4705$4882
Sep '23$3656$4066$4772$4987
Aug '23$3595$3937$4664$4950
Jul '23$3724$3881$4709$4900
Jun '23$3626$3866$4716$4800
May '23$3549$3822$4890$4717
Apr '23$3330$3942$5075$3950
Mar '23$3240$3961$4166$3700
Feb '23$3240$3767$4285$3950

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Jersey City

Jersey City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

10%

15-30 Mins

23%

30-40 Mins

22%

40-60 Mins

26%

60+ Mins

19%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8989

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 36 of 63 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 43 of 63 renters

Percentage: 6767

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

No

Say 38 of 63 renters

Percentage: 7272

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 42 of 63 renters

Need A Car

Yes

Say 33 of 63 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Coffee

Things To Do In Jersey City

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. Significantly more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Great service and no need for reservations. A great place for food.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 34% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're full of beans for Jersey City's coffee shop scene.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 13% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Get your dance shoes on, Jersey City looks good for nightlife.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 6% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A shopaholic favorite. Jersey City has a lot of style.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 44% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pumped and lifting a solid 4.5 stars for fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Jersey City is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 31% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 11% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Jersey City is prime for park lovers.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 36% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Jersey City is a masterpiece for fine art lovers.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 7% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

More of a gem than germ, this Jersey City is not too bad for medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 88% more medical facilities than average
  3. 78% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Jersey City Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 49 of 63 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 44 of 63 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 43 of 63 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 41 of 63 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 40 of 63 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 39 of 63 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 38 of 63 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 35 of 63 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 33 of 63 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 34 of 63 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

Yes

Say 35 of 63 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 36 of 63 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 36 of 63 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 38 of 63 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 40 of 63 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 40 of 63 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 45 of 63 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 46 of 63 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 48 of 63 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 49 of 63 renters

Jersey City Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Jersey City

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Jersey City, NJ

Everything to Know about finding apartments for rent in Jersey City, NJ

Parks, recreation, museums, historic sites, shopping, entertainment and more; that's what you'll find close by as you look at apartments for rent in Jersey City.

As of 2009, the average one-way driving commute in Jersey City is 37 minutes, and you can take mass transit to just about anywhere in the city, as well as to other nearby cities, including New York City's Penn Station. Therefore, any apartments for rent in Jersey City will be within an hour of just about anything you would want to do for work or in your spare time.

One of the largest public parks close to apartments in Jersey City is Liberty State Park. Spend a Saturday or Sunday in the park biking, hiking, flying kites, fishing, picnicking, playing Frisbee and more. Or, take to the water on the Hudson River for boating, water-skiing, sailing and swimming.

You'll probably have family or friends come to see you in your new Jersey City apartment. When they do, you can visit the Liberty Science Museum, the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum or one of the many historic buildings in the area with them. You can also take them on a ferry ride to tour Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, which every American should see at least once in his or her lifetime.

Shopping is conveniently located to most apartments for rent in Jersey City. You can find national chain stores in the two malls in Jersey City: the Newport Centre Mall and the Hudson Mall. If browsing local shops is more your speed, stroll through the downtown and Journal Square. Keep in mind that you'll pay a reduced rate when you purchase items at one of the many shopping centers included in the city's Urban Enterprise Zone.

With so much to do and see in and around Jersey City, you might want to move quickly. Find a variety of available apartments in Jersey City with ApartmentGuide.com.

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