Living in Jersey City NJ
Jersey City’s proximity to New York City, along with its easy commute into Manhattan, has contributed to its growing popularity as a great place to live. Transportation options are the 24-hour PATH Train service , the NY/NJ Waterway, the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail system, and major highways including the NJ Turnpike.
Jersey City has become a dining hot spot in recent years. In addition, Jersey City is home to Liberty State Park, as well as 60 additional magnificent parks, and the Liberty Science Center. Shoppers delight in tax-free clothing purchases at charming independent boutiques and luxury stores. After dark, the city comes alive with bars, pubs and taverns galore. Jersey City cultural attractions include galleries, live theater, museums and historic homes. The nine branches of the Jersey City Public Library offer lectures, classes, tutoring and a great variety of online resources.
Education is very important to Jersey City residents who take pride in their institutions of higher learning including New Jersey City University, Saint Peter’s University and Hudson Community College. The Jersey City public schools include McNair Academic High School, which was named the second best high school in New Jersey by Money magazine and which is ranked 15th in the nation. There are also a large number of private schools in the area.
There is a great variety of Jersey City condos available, ranging from efficient studios to family-sized 3-bedrooms in magnificent buildings including the Shore Club, Pier House, and Montgomery Greene. If you’re thinking of moving to Jersey City, or anywhere in Hudson County, my free Hudson County Relocation Package will help you learn more about life in Jersey City and locate the condo that best suits your lifestyle.