Jersey City , Hudson County, New Jersey

City in New Jersey, United States

Jersey City, NJ locator map
Location of Jersey City, NJ on New Jersey map.


Jersey City is a city located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. In the 2010 census it had a population of 247,597 inhabitants 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.

The city has a total area of 21.13 square miles (54.74 km2).

Jersey City, NJ Quick Facts

Population : 262,075 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey
County : Hudson County
Different from : Jersey
Postal code : 07097, 07302-07308, 07310-07311
Area : 54.735593 km2
Official name : Jersey City
Has part : Jersey City city hall
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
Local time : 08:17:43 (8th March 2021)
Zip Code : 07302
Density : 4,788 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 5.52% (2010-2019)

Jersey City map

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Jersey City, NJ has 9 neighbors .

  • 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
  • Bayonne

Year Population Method
2010 247,597 census
2011 252,877 estimation process
2012 256,072 estimation process
2013 257,119 estimation process
2014 258,632 estimation process
2015 260,171 estimation process
2016 260,427 estimation process
2017 263,292 estimation process
2018 263,851 estimation process
2019 262,075 estimation process

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

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

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People born in Jersey City, NJ (200)

Many people were born here, 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, NJ.

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 64,897 Commune in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
North Bergen 60,666 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 52,723 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 52,677 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 41,058 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,893 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,061 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Weehawken 14,638 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,121 Municipality in the District of Kulmbach, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
East Newark 2,600 Town