Jersey City Information

Jersey City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Jersey City, NJ

General Jersey City Information

State: New Jersey

County: Hudson County

Close cities: West New York, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, East Newark, NJ, Kearny, NJ, North Arlington, NJ, Harrison, NJ, Secaucus, NJ, Weehawken, NJ, North Bergen, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, Union City, NJ

Jersey City Population (census data)
Total 242,389 (+0.5% since 2000)
Male 118,282 (48.8%)
Female 124,107 (51.2%)

Population Density: 16,250 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 134.1 (US Avg is 100)

Jersey City Elevation: 83 feet above sea level

Land Area: 14.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $51,830

Zip Codes: 07306, 07303, 07305, 07309, 07310, 07304, 07399, 07395, 07302, 07097, 07308, 07307, 07311, and 07390.

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Jersey City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (28.3%)
  • Black (28.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.6%)
  • Other race (15.1%)
  • Filipino (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.8%)
  • Asian Indian (5.4%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (6.6%)
  • Irish (5.6%)
  • Polish (3.0%)
  • Arab (2.8%)
  • German (2.7%)
  • West Indian (2.4%)
Foriegn Born: 81,554 people (33.6%)
  • Latin America (44.4%)
  • Asia (44.4%)
  • Africa (11.3%)

Local Jersey City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Yankees, New York Mets
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils
NCAA Sports: St. Peter's College, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey

Jersey City School Information

High Schools
Dickinson High School AOHT (2 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City Public Schools District)
Dickinson High School AOIT (2 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City Public Schools District)
Dr. Ronald McNair Academy High School (123 Coles Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Ferris High School AOF (35 Colgate Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City Public Schools District)
Ferris High School AOHT (35 Colgate Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City Public Schools District)
Liberty High School (40 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Middle Schools
Heights Middle School (, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Number 3 Middle School (270 Bright Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Whitney M Young Middle (135 Stegman Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Other/Private Schools
Alexander D Sullivan 30 (171 Seaview Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Alfred E Zampella No 27 (201 North Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07307 - Jersey City District)
Anthony J Infante No 31 (3055 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Cornelia F Bradford 16 (96 Sussex Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Create Charter School (164 Lembeck Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Create Charter School District)
Dr. Charles P Defuccio 39 (214 Plainfield Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Explore 2000 (525 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Hudson County Vocational District)
Ezra L Nolan 40 (8 Gates Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Frank R Conwell #3 (270 Bright Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Fred W. Martin #41 (59 Wilkinson Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Gateway Charter School (119 Newkirk Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Gateway Charter School District)
Hcst Jersey City Center (525 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Hudson County Vocational District)
Henry Snyder (239 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
James F Murray 38 (339 Stegman Parkway, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
James J Ferris (35 Colgate Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Jersey City Community Charter School (128 Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City Community Charter School District)
Jersey City Golden Door Charter School (180 9th Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City Golden Door Charter School District)
Joseph H Brensinger 17 (600 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Jotham W Wakeman 6 (100 St. Pauls Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Julia A. Barnes #12 (91 Astor Place, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Kennedy Number 9 (222 Mercer Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Learning Community Charter School (One Canal Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Learning Community Charter District)
Liberty Academy Charter School (211 Sherman Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Liberty Academy Charter School District)
Lincoln (60 Crescent Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Martin L King Junior #11 (886 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Nicolas Copernicus Num 25 (3385 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ, 07307 - Jersey City District)
No 42 Constance P Nichols (700 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Number 1 (128 Duncan Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Number 14 (153 Union Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Number 20 (160 Danforth Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Number 22 (264 Van Horne Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Number 23 (143 Romaine Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Number 24 (220 Virginia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Number 28 (167 Hancock Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07307 - Jersey City District)
Number 29 (123 Claremont Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Number 33 (326 Union Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07304 - Jersey City District)
Number 34 (1830 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
Number 5 (182 Merseles Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Number 8 (96 Franklin Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)
Rafael De J Cordero No 37 (158 Erie Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Jersey City District)
Schomburg Charter School (508 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 - Schomburg Charter School District)
Soaring Heights Charter School (1 Romar Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Soaring Heights Charter School District)
The Academy I (209 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
The Academy II (16 Bentley Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
University Academy Charter School (275 West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - University Academy Charter District)
Whitney M Young Primary (135 Stegman Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07305 - Jersey City District)
William L Dickinson (2 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, 07306 - Jersey City District)

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