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Apartments for Rent in Jersey City, NJ
1,224 Rentals Available

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    615 Pavonia Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Studio $2,755+
    1 BED $2,980+
    2+ BEDS $4,718+
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    15 Carbon Place, Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Studio $2,058+
    1 BED $2,058+
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    28 Duncan Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07304
    1 BED $1,613
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    89 Monitor, Jersey City, NJ 07304
    Studio $2,690+
    1 BED $2,854+
    2 BEDS $4,174+
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    2 Ash Street, Jersey City, NJ 07304
    2 BEDS $3,080
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    115 Morris Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    1 BED $3,540+
    2 BEDS $4,965+
    3 BEDS $6,175+
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    132 Yale Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07304
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $2,325+
    2+ BEDS $3,245+
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    270 Tenth Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Studio $2,540
    1 BED $2,940+
    2+ BEDS $4,215
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    36 Bowers St., Jersey City, NJ 07307
    2 BEDS $2,575
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    321 Warren St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Studio $3,088+
    1 BED $3,575+
    2+ BEDS $5,209
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    40 Newport Parkway, Jersey City, NJ 07310
    Studio $2,795+
    1 BED $2,920+
    2+ BEDS $3,380+
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    244 Saint Pauls Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306
    1 BED $1,433+
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    123 RIVER STREET, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
    Studio $2,700
    1 BED $2,450
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    160 1St St., Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Studio $2,811
    1 BED $3,213
    2+ BEDS $5,895
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    25 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310
    1 BED $3,305+
    2 BEDS $4,645+
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    273 16Th Street, Jersey City, NJ 07310
    Studio $3,137+
    1 BED $3,409+
    2+ BEDS $4,840+
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    GRAND STREET PROPERTIES, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
    Studio $2,560
    1 BED $3,160
    2 BEDS $4,320
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    33 University Place Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Studio $1,966+
    1 BED $2,199+
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    61 Duncan Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07304
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    188 KENSINGTON AVE, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306
    1 BED $2,150
    2 BEDS $2,550+
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    120 York St., Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $3,595+
    2+ BEDS $5,055+
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    125 LAKE ST, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306
    Studio $200
    1 BED $2,231
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    35 River Drive South, Jersey City, NJ 07310
    Studio $3,010+
    1 BED $3,064+
    2+ BEDS $3,665+
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    142-144 STEUBEN STREET, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
    2 BEDS $3,850
    3 BEDS $4,800
    4 BEDS $7,800
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    3 BEDS $3,200
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Average rent in Jersey City, NJ

$3,581/mo Jersey City, NJ average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Jersey City, NJ is $3,581.

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Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Jersey City, NJ last updated?

Prices and availability in Jersey City, NJ were last updated on 18 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Jersey City, NJ?

The best apartments in Jersey City, NJ are: DVORA 175, DVORA 109 C. COLUMBUS, DVORA Art House, DVORA 372 9th and DVORA Hamilton House.

What is the average rent in Jersey City, NJ?

The average rent in Jersey City, NJ is $3,581. Start your search for apartments in Jersey City, NJ now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Jersey City, NJ?

The price range for a studio apartment in Jersey City, NJ is between $200 and $9,050. View all studio apartments in Jersey City, NJ.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ is between $312 and $9,212. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Jersey City, NJ now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ is between $312 and $12,168. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Jersey City, NJ is between $312 and $14,909. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Jersey City, NJ.

What type of rental buildings are in Jersey City, NJ?

In Jersey City, 70% of the residents are renting compared to 30% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 31% of Jersey City’s rentals, 66% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 2% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Jersey City, NJ?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Jersey City are about 25 years old, on average. Of these, 68% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 22 stories. About 20% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 33% are mid-rises, and 67% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Jersey City, NJ?

Rental apartments in Jersey City come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 16% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 26% of all rentals in Jersey City. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Jersey City, NJ

Living in location

Situated across New York City's Hudson River, Jersey City is one of the most popular cities to rent in New Jersey. Plus, this small city offers proximity to the bustling Manhattan borough, making it ideal for renters who work in New York City, but who want to rent in a more affordable area with a mix of rental housing options. Specifically, Jersey City attracts renters with its tight-knit community, rich history, cultural diversity, and thriving arts and culinary scenes. Boasting a humid, subtropical climate, Jersey City renters will enjoy four-season weather with average temperatures of 26°F to 86°F. There's moderate snow during winter, while spring and summer bring rainy days with some heat waves and thunderstorms in summer.

Liberty State Park offers a vast expanse for recreation and relaxation with amazing views of the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. The city is also home to many unique neighborhoods, each with its distinct charm, from the historic Paulus Hook to the vibrant Journal Square. The growing tech and startup community, combined with world-class educational institutions, make Jersey City an emerging hub for innovation. Additionally, the public transportation system ensures easy commutes, further enhancing the appeal of living here.

Renting in Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City offers a variety of rental housing options, mainly apartments in high-rise buildings in the city center, many of which overlook the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty and the Hudson River. Or, for a more affordable option, there are also single-family homes and historic brownstone townhomes for rent throughout the city. Popular neighborhoods to rent in Jersey City include Journal Square, Hamilton Park, Van Vorst Park, The Heights and Bergen-Lafayette. Many rentals in Jersey City also come with amenities like fitness centers, rooftop decks, parking facilities and communal spaces. Notably, Jersey City is subject to rent control, which means landlords cannot raise the rent by more than 4% or the inflation rate per year, whichever is greater. Additionally, the security deposit amount is typically 1.5 months' rent and kept in a separate, interest-bearing bank account.

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Shopping in Jersey City, NJ

Newport Center is the most well-known shopping mall in Jersey City and hosts stores like American Eagle, Forever 21, ALDO, H&M, Swarovski, Victoria's Secret and many more. Meanwhile, other popular malls in Jersey City are Hudson Mall and Newport Plaza, putting renters close to various shopping and dining options. Or, for an outdoor shopping experience, Grove Street is a popular shopping district with local boutiques, art galleries, cafes and specialty shops. At the same time, several grocery chains cater to the needs of those renting in Jersey City, including ShopRite, ACME Markets, Key Food, Whole Foods Market and the local Extra Supermarket. Otherwise, for a broader selection, renters are close to department stores like Target, Macy's, Kohl's, JCPenney, Marshalls and Sears. And, renters looking to buy fresh produce, baked goods and handcrafted goods from local vendors can also visit several farmers' markets found throughout the city.

Transportation in Jersey City, NJ

Jersey City has a developed transportation infrastructure. Namely, Interstate 78, U.S. Highway 9, and State Route 440 provide access to Newark, New York and other surrounding areas. However, due to traffic congestion during rush hours, renters can opt for public transportation. To that end, New Jersey Transit operates a comprehensive bus network throughout Jersey City and New York City. Or, for a faster option, The Port Authority Trans-Hudson train system connects Jersey City to Manhattan and neighboring cities, while The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail runs through various neighborhoods in the city. Jersey City renters can also use the NY Waterway ferry service to cross the Hudson River. Otherwise, for eco-conscious renters, the bike trails and pedestrian-friendly areas provide an alternative route to get around. Of course, operators like Uber and Lyft also offer on-demand rides throughout the region, while domestic and international flights are available at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is eight miles southwest.

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