It is no secret that Jersey City, NJ, is called Wall Street West because it is one of the US’s largest banking and finance centers. But aside from that, you get to live in a city connected to Manhattan with a simple train ride that lasts about ten minutes. No wonder many New Yorkers decide to move to this so-called sixth borough of NY. Cheaper housing and living costs, plenty of green areas, and an excellent educational system are just some of the reasons why so many families and young professionals decide to move here.
JC is so popular among many NY residents and not only because it has brownstone homes and streets resembling Brooklyn, but because of its proximity to NY. This city will give you everything you need from an urban hive combined with a small-town vibe. Not to mention that commuting to Midtown is much easier than from any other borough. Since you are located in New Jersey state, both state and federal taxes will be cheaper, so you will probably save a lot of money compared to NY.
The best thing about relocating to JC is that you don’t have to sacrifice comfort or luxury here you can have both. You can live in a high-rise apartment on a waterfront with a beautiful view of Manhattan or buy a brownstone house in Downtown Jersey City and experience both urban and suburban ways of living. Housing options are way more affordable than in any place in NY.
The median home value is $373,700, while the median household income is $70,750, making this city pretty affordable. You can rent a one-bedroom apartment in the city center for $2,680 per month, while outside the city core, the same apartment will be $1,400 on average. No matter where you decide to live with NJ rapid train system PATH, you can easily go to NY, Hoboken, Newark, and Harrison. But the PATH is not the only option you have, you can also use the ferry service, buses, Bergen-Hudson Light Rail, and numerous bike paths.
If you like to combine urban and family-oriented neighborhoods, then Paulus Hook in the Downtown area will be right for you. But if you wish to live in a more classical suburban-style neighborhood, we recommend The Heights, Bergen-Lafayette, and Greenville. Here are some top-rated areas for families:
Great food, diverse culture, and numerous bars and restaurants make this city appealing to young people. You will find a lot of bars that serve craft beers with live music venues. The best food you will find in North Jersey, but there is Italian, Chinese, Indian, and Korean cuisine at every corner.
The city streets are filled with amazing art, and once you combine that with an abundance of history, you will fall in love with this city’s charm in no time. One of the most beautiful sights is located on the Hudson River shore, where you can enjoy the view of the bay and Manhattan skyline. Also, from here, you can visit NYC’s most famous symbol, the Statue of Liberty.
Aside from the urban jungle, there are many parks and green areas where you can hike, walk or enjoy a nice picnic. Liberty State Park is one of the most prominent spots. A 1,200-acre green space surrounded by the water on three sides will give you plenty of beautiful views and water sports activities. There are also various playgrounds, rock-climbing walls, and slides perfect for kids.
If you are planning to relocate out of this amazing city, we can help you with that too. If you are still in doubt about whether to take our services or not, you can always ask for a free quote on our website and see if it fits your budget. One thing is sure, if you hire us for a move, you will get all in one company that can cover every aspect of your cross country moving adventure n for a reasonable price. So give us a call today, and let’s see how we can help you move.