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All About

Living in Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square is a neighborhood located in Jersey City, New Jersey. There are currently 89 Houses for rent near the neighborhood. You can browse Houses for rent by price, number of bedrooms, amenities and more. Use our detailed location guides to help get a better understanding of the neighborhood. If you are thinking of renting nearby the neighborhood, utilize our simple search feature to find the perfect house near you.

If you are a landlord thinking of renting your home in the neighborhood of Journal Square, use our links below to list your property online with us!

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Journal Square Jersey City

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

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

It's a pretty much diverse culture small g to live in the city is a very good experience for any family or individual it's a growing Cityood knit community

i like that it i close to our schools and location is good for buying food or clothing also it can be quesit somtimes so that a gppd thing

Different kind of restaurants Close to different kind of doctors clinics Close to different school for kids

I like that the area is very active there's a lot of playground in the area schools eateries stop box all those stopper in the area that makes it more friendly and safe

Who Lives Here

Journal Square Jersey City Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

15%

Bachelor's

33%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

38%

3 people

26%

4 people

23%

5 people

9%

6+ people

4%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

28%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

6%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

9%

20-45

48%

45-65

21%

65+

11%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Journal Square Jersey City?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Sep '23$2100$2925$3575$3950
Aug '23$2100$2800$3500$3950
Jul '23$2125$2850$3500$4950
Jun '23$2100$2850$2800$4950
May '23$2058$2278$2500$2850
Apr '23$2058$2278$2500$3000
Mar '23$2058$2200$2700$3950
Feb '23$2058$2200$2700$2900
Jan '23$2058$2500$2550$3950
Dec '22$2058$2646$2500$3950
Nov '22$2058$2719$2700$3950
Oct '22$2058$2624$2395$3000
Sep '22$2058$2624$3458$4908

*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 Journal Square Jersey City

Journal Square Jersey City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

10%

15-30 Mins

20%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

29%

60+ Mins

20%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 9595

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 1 of 2 renters

Percentage: 6161

Bike Score®

Percentage: 7272

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 2 of 2 renters

Top Scores: Medicine, Restaurant, Gas

Things To Do In Journal Square Jersey City

Top Score

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Journal Square Jersey City.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 95% more medical facilities than average
  3. 46% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 94% more restaurants than average
  3. 43% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 90% more gas stations than average
  3. 11% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Journal Square Jersey City gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% more grocery stores than average
  3. 17% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 81% more coffee shops than average
  3. 67% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Journal Square Jersey City.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 86% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 9% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Childcare

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Journal Square Jersey City is taking baby steps toward having ample childcare options.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 90% more daycares than average
  3. 10% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. 93% more shops than average
  3. 15% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Journal Square Jersey City.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 83% more gyms than average
  3. Far fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Journal Square Jersey City doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 76% more pet facilities than average
  3. Far fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too many park perks in Journal Square Jersey City.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. An average number of parks
  3. A standard number of parks compared to areas of a similar size

Theaters

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hiding in the dressing room? Journal Square Jersey City has a quiet theater scene.

  1. Few theaters per resident
  2. An average number of theaters
  3. A standard number of theaters compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You gotta Van Gogh somewhere else for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. An average number of fine art centers
  3. A standard number of fine art centers compared to areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

In need of a lift: Journal Square Jersey City is light on amusement parks.

  1. Few amusement parks per resident
  2. An average number of amusement parks
  3. A standard number of amusement parks compared to areas of a similar size

Hospitals

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Be patient when looking for a hospital around here.

  1. Few hospitals per resident
  2. An average number of hospitals
  3. A standard number of hospitals compared to areas of a similar size

Journal Square Jersey City Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

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

Top Schools in Journal Square Jersey City

NRNo Rating

Anthony J. Infante School - Ps 31

Grades PK-2 • Public

7/10

Jotham W. Wakeman School - Ps 6

Grades PK-5 • Public

4/10

Charles E. Trefurt School - Ps 8

Grades PK-5 • Public

5/10
4/10

Frank R. Conwell School - Ps 3

Grades PK-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in Jersey City, NJ

Journal Square is a neighborhood located in Jersey City, New Jersey. There are currently 89 Houses for rent near the neighborhood. You can browse Houses for rent by price, number of bedrooms, amenities and more. Use our detailed location guides to help get a better understanding of the neighborhood. If you are thinking of renting nearby the neighborhood, utilize our simple search feature to find the perfect house near you.

If you are a landlord thinking of renting your home in the neighborhood of Journal Square, use our links below to list your property online with us!