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Jersey City: Diversity at its finest

Jersey City is the most populated city in Hudson County and the second most populated in the entire state at an estimated 264,152 residents. It has also been named the most diverse city in the US. Jersey City draws in unique and vibrant individuals because of its urban feel and diverse collection of shops, bars, restaurants, and parks. Most of the population is between the ages of 25 and 44, making the median age 33. The most common foreign languages spoken in Jersey City are Spanish or Spanish Creole, Arabic, Urdu, Tagalog, and Hindi.

 


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Greenville

Greenville

Greenville (Ward A) At its core, Greenville is a mostly residential neighborhood that lies at the southernmost border of Jersey City. Though often forgotten, this Jersey City neighborhood is brimming with significant historical details and landmarks....
West Side

West Side

West Side (Ward B) The West Side of Jersey City is an area made up of several diverse neighborhoods on either side of West Side Avenue, one of the city's main shopping streets. The West Side is the suburbs of Jersey City; filled with Victorian type...
Journal Square

Journal Square

Journal Square (Ward C) Journal Square is a business district, residential area, and transportation hub in Jersey City. The name originated from the Jersey Journal newspaper, whose headquarters was located there from 1911 to 2013. Although it has a...
The Heights

The Heights

The Heights (Ward D) Like most of Jersey City and the surrounding area, The Heights was settled by the Dutch in the 1600's. It wasn't until 1869 that The Heights became a part of it. It was an independent municipality called Hudson City, settled with...
Historic Downtown

Historic Downtown

Historic Downtown (Ward E) Historic Downtown is home to many cultural attractions including the Jersey City Museum, the Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse (planned to become a museum and artist housing) and the Harsimus Stem Embankment along Sixth...
Bergen-Lafayette

Bergen-Lafayette

Bergan-Lafayette (Ward F) Bergen was the earliest and first permanent settlement in the state of New Jersey as well as the first to establish a civic government in the new Colony. It was named after Marquis de Lafayette, a French aristocrat and military...