These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Jersey City


We used science and data to determine which Jersey City neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Jersey City

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Jersey City has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.03x the national median and household incomes are 2.94x the national median.

But where exactly in Jersey City do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Liberty Park where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Jersey City out of 11:

  1. Liberty Park
  2. The Waterfront
  3. Downtown
  4. Hackensack Riverfront
  5. Lincoln Park
  6. The Heights
  7. West Side
  8. Greenville
  9. Journal Square
  10. Mcginley Square

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $758,552. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Jersey City.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Jersey City

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Jersey City by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Liberty Park, was named the richest neighborhood in Jersey City.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Bergen-Lafayette.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Jersey City ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Jersey City

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Liberty Park $146,918
2 The Waterfront $132,445
3 Downtown $85,848
4 Hackensack Riverfront $80,356
5 Lincoln Park $58,753
6 The Heights $54,811
7 West Side $54,636
8 Greenville $52,467
9 Journal Square $51,810
10 Mcginley Square $40,508
11 Bergen-Lafayette $39,088

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