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A thriving community in its own right, Jersey City has long enjoyed popularity as a commuter town for folks who want to be close to Manhattan without paying Manhattan prices. Journal Square is the center of the action, serving as the central business district as well as the hub for major transportation options.
Closer to the Hudson River, areas like Historic Downtown and the Powerhouse Arts District are where you’ll want to spend your off-hours, with a wide array of restaurants, nightclubs, bars, galleries, and music venues, plus the nearby Newport Centre shopping mall. On the east side of town, you’ll be able to enjoy stunning views of the Manhattan skyline every day, and Liberty State Park on the southeast corner provides the closest look you can get of the Statue of Liberty without hopping onto a ferry (you can even walk to Ellis Island via foot bridge).
Considering how close you are to Manhattan, rentals in Jersey City are shockingly affordable, with apartments often going for as little as $600 per month or less, and multi-bedroom rental houses for as little as $1200.
Jersey City skyscrapers
The scenic Jersey City Riverwalk
As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Jersey City, NJ is $2,135 for a studio, $2,407 for one bedroom, $3,201 for two bedrooms, and $4,085 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Jersey City has increased by 2.6% in the past year.
Jersey City is a hub of transportation options. The Journal Square area is the motherboard of mass transit. Journal Square has trains that take passengers to 33rd St in New York, Newark, and other major cities. There are buses that can take passengers to the far reaches of Northern Jersey. If mass transit is not a preferred method, there are taxis lined up outside of the train station prepared to take city goers to their desired destinations.
Jersey City, NJ Average Rent by Neighborhood
Apartments in Jersey City rent, on average, for $1,830 per month for a one-bedroom and $2,180 for a two-bedroom unit. While rent varies, you can expect to pay $1,930 - $2,760 per month for a one-bedroom apartment in a higher-end neighborhood like The Heights and The Waterfront. In more affordable areas such as Westside-Hudson and McGinley Square, average rent is $1,210 - $1,580 per month for a one-bedroom apartment.
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