Jersey City Real Estate Market Overview

Could Jersey City, NJ be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Jersey City. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Jersey City such... as Hoboken and Union City. When you’re ready, Trulia has 534 resale and new homes in Jersey City lined up for you, including 20 open houses, and 463 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$388,000

Median Sales Price

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$515

Price Per Sqft

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$1,950

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Jersey City show a 31% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 9% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Jersey City for Feb 19 to May 18 was $388,000 based on 27 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Jersey City was $515, an increase of 33% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Jersey City for Apr 20 to May 20 was $1,950.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Jersey City can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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5,327

Counts of Burglary

4,596

Counts of Assault

2,905

Counts of Theft


Best Schools in Jersey City

There are 47 schools in Jersey City.

Elementary Schools
7

Cornelia F. Bradford No. 16 Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

7

Learning Community Charter School

Public, PK - 8

6

Soaring Heights Charter School

Public, K - 8

Middle Schools
8

The Academy I Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Explore 2000 Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

7

Learning Community Charter School

Public, PK - 8

High Schools
10

Dr. Ronald E. Mc Nair/Academic High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

County Prep High School

Public, 9 - 12

5

Liberty High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Jersey City by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
37%
Single residents
Home owners
31%
Home owners
Median age
34
Median age
Household income
$51,250
Median household income
College educated
37%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Jersey City commute by public transit. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
44% commute by car
0% commute by bike
45% commute by public transportation
7% commute by foot

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