Jersey City, New Jersey


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Jersey City is divided into six wards, each with its own distinct feel. You can find a mix of high-rises, condos, historic brownstones row houses, as well as converted lofts, all within city limits. You’ll want to be aware of your commute, if you have one, as locals say that living too far of a walk from the PATH is a real turnoff for certain residents.

Journal Square

College Students

People looking for a traditional college-town atmosphere might be a bit disappointed in Jersey City. Like its neighbor NYC, it’s a traditional high-rise city void of any real college pride small town feel. That being said, if you’re a college-aged person looking to move, you can find a great spot close to public transportation, restaurants, and nightlife:

  • Journal Square


Young Professionals

Young Professionals can find a lot to fall in love with in Jersey City. You can have affordable housing, for the NYC area, easy access to public transportation, amazing nightlife, and parks for you and your furry friend. Check out these amazing neighborhoods:

  • Lafayette
  • Journal Square

Van Horst Park

Young Families

Despite having a city feel, there are plenty of neighborhoods that allow you to have space to stretch your legs, even have a garage! Check out these neighborhoods if you’re a younger family looking for your first home and space to move around:

  • Van Vorst Park/Hamilton Park
  • Greenville
  • Lincoln Park
  • Waterfront

Bergen Hill

Established Families

Established families have a lot to look forward to when moving to Jersey City. There are great schools, parks, and amenities for the whole family. If you’re looking for a great home to settle down in, check out these neighborhoods:

  • Bergen Hill
  • Paulus Hook
  • The Heights



Look no further than Jersey City for your perfect recently-retired paradise. An endless list of amazing restaurants, easy access to NYC, and entertainment for days mean you’ll never be bored. Check out these amazing neighborhoods if you’re looking to explore empty nester life!

  • Downtown Jersey City
  • The Heights