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West Side
  • Neighborhood in Jersey City, NJ

Report Card

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

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West Side is a neighborhood in Jersey City, New Jersey with a population of 34,542. West Side is in Hudson County. Living in West Side offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In West Side there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in West Side and residents tend to be liberal.

About

About West Side...
Population
34,542

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$468,268
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,570
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    64%
  • Own
    36%
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West Side 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

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$73,323
National
$75,149
Families with Children
37%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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