Jersey City Hudson County, New Jersey

Jersey City: City in New Jersey, United States

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


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 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.

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

Jersey City map

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 : 20:00:13 (22nd June 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


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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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.


College & universities near Jersey City

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

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

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 City in New Jersey, USA
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 Town
East Newark 2,600 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Jersey City distances to largest New Jersey cities

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