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Journal Square
  • Neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade D+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+


Journal Square is a neighborhood in Jersey City, New Jersey with a population of 17,141. Journal Square is in Hudson County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Journal Square offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Journal Square there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Journal Square and residents tend to be liberal.


About Journal Square...

Real Estate

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
  • Own
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Journal Square Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284


grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
Families with Children
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    national  11%

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Journal Square Reviews

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