Jersey City Hudson County, New Jersey

Jersey City: City in New Jersey, United States

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Location of Jersey City on New Jersey map.

About

Jersey City is a city located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 247,597 and a population density of 4,524 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 262,075 inhabitants.

The city was created 412 years ago in 1608.

Jersey City from a helicopter image
Jersey City from a helicopter
Jersey City from a helicopter image

Geography

Jersey City is located at 40°43'41"N 74°4'40"W (40.7281600, -74.0776400). It has 8 neighbors: Manhattan, Brick, Hoboken, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City and Brooklyn.

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Jersey City Quick Facts

Population : 262,075 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Different from : Jersey
Postal code : 07097, 07302-07308, 07310-07311
Area : 54.74 km2
Official name : Jersey City
Has part : Jersey City city hall, Jersey City Police Department, Jersey City Public Schools, Jersey City Public Library
Altitude : 30 feet / 9 meters
Capital city : Jersey City is capital of Hudson County
Establishment : January 01, 1609 (412 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 14:47:25 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 4,788 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.52% (2010-2019)

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Jersey City has 8 neighbours.

  • Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, United States
  • Brick most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
  • Hoboken city in Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Kearny town in New Jersey
  • North Bergen township in Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Secaucus town in New Jersey in eastern USA
  • Union City city in New Jersey, United States
  • Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, United States

Demographics

The population of Jersey City increased by 5.52% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 247,597 - census
2011 252,877 2.09% estimation process
2012 256,072 1.25% estimation process
2013 257,119 0.41% estimation process
2014 258,632 0.59% estimation process
2015 260,171 0.59% estimation process
2016 260,427 0.1% estimation process
2017 263,292 1.09% estimation process
2018 263,851 0.21% estimation process
2019 262,075 -0.68% estimation process

Jersey City zip code is 07302. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

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Local Places in Jersey City

1 City Hall Park
Rating: 4.2 (88)

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2 Jersey City Hall
Rating: 3.8 (48)

Address: 280 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 ➦ Show Map

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Jersey City Hall
3 Jersey City City Hall
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Jersey City City Hall
4 Jersey City Clerk
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5 City Hall Parking Lot
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City Hall Parking Lot
6 Jackson Square Municipal Complex
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Address: 1 Jackson Square, Jersey City, NJ 07305 ➦ Show Map

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7 City Hall Wedding Photographer by Dolce Vita
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8 City of Jersey City Hall Annex

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9 Jersey City Treasurer

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10 Jersey City City Office

Address: 2555 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07304 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Jersey City (200)

People born in Jersey City, including politician Mary Teresa Norton, guitarist Al Di Meola, racing driver Art Cross, you can see a list of people who born in Jersey City.

  • Edward J. Hart (American politician (1893-1961)) he was born in 25/03/1893
  • Maury Yeston (American composer) he was born in 23/10/1945
  • John Huchra (Astronomer and Harvard University professor) he was born in 23/12/1948
  • Christina Milian (American singer, songwriter and actress) she was born in 26/09/1981
  • Nancy Sinatra (American recording artist; singer) she was born in 08/06/1940
  • Martha Stewart (American businesswoman, writer, television personality, and former fashion model) she was born in 03/08/1941
  • Jim McGreevey (former Governor of New Jersey) he was born in 06/08/1957
  • Susan Flannery (actress) she was born in 31/07/1939
  • Norma Talmadge (American actress and film producer (1894-1957)) she was born in 26/05/1894
  • Taryn Thomas (American pornographic actress) she was born in 27/05/1983
  • A. Harry Moore (American politician, and three-term Governor of New Jersey (1877-1952)) he was born in 03/07/1877
  • Arthur Melvin Okun (American economist) he was born in 28/11/1928
  • Jimmy Lyons (American jazz saxophonist) he was born in 01/02/1933
  • Alphaeus Philemon Cole (American artist (1876-1988)) he was born in 12/07/1876
  • Mickey Murtagh (American football player (1904-1993)) he was born in 08/04/1904
  • John William Atkinson (Professor of Psychology) he was born in 31/12/1923
  • Basil Ruysdael (American actor and opera singer) he was born in 24/07/1888
  • Apache (American rapper) he was born in 26/12/1964

Schools in Jersey City

College & universities near Jersey City, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184995 Hudson County Community College Jersey City (NJ) 07306
443216 P C Age-Jersey City Jersey City (NJ) 07306
186432 Saint Peter's University Jersey City (NJ) 07306-5997
249140 Branford Hall Career Institute-Jersey City Jersey City (NJ) 07306
421878 Eastern International College-Jersey City Jersey City (NJ) 07306

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jersey City, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL

Post offices near Jersey City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bergen North Post Office Jersey City (NJ) 07304
Journal Squar Post Office Jersey City (NJ) 07306
West Side Jersey City Post Office Jersey City (NJ) 07304
Bergen South Post Office Jersey City (NJ) 07305
Five Corner Post Office Jersey City (NJ) 07306

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Hudson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hudson County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Union City 67,982 City in New Jersey, United States
Bayonne 65,165 City in New Jersey, USA
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 40,507 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,481 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Weehawken 14,442 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Jersey City distances to largest New Jersey cities