• Fast Facts about Jersey City

    County: Hudson County

    Population: 257,342

    Nicknames: Chilltown, JC, The Sixth Borough

    Founded in: 1820

    History: Jersey City used to be inhabited by the Lenape, a collection of Delaware Indian tribes

    Motto: “Let Jersey Prosper”

    Mayor: Steven Fulop

    Neighborhoods: Downtown Jersey City, Newport, Exchange Place, Bergen-Lafayette, The Heights

    Total Area: 21.08 Square Miles

    People per Mile: 16,736

    Zip Codes: 07097, 07302, 07310

    Area Codes: 201, 551

    Businesses: 20,193


    ·         PATH: Journal Square, Newport, Exchange Place, Grove Street

    ·         Hudson-Bergen Light Rail


    ·         NJ Transit Trains and buses