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Waterfront
  • 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 C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Waterfront is a neighborhood in Jersey City, New Jersey with a population of 12,315. Waterfront is in Hudson County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Waterfront offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Waterfront there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Waterfront and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About Waterfront...
Population
12,315

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$754,834
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$3,019
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    72%
  • Own
    28%
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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

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$187,748
National
$69,021
Families with Children
19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    42%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    43%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    6%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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