You probably need to let the forum know what your budget is. What your preference in bedrooms / bathrooms is.. If you are looking at the lower end of the market and looking for condos, do you mind walking up a few floors?
Jersey City in many parts is a nice area, but depends on a lot of variables. Visit http://www.NewJerseyRealEstateGuys.com and use their home searching tool implementing all of your criterias. You can get a feel for pricepoints there.