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Do you want a house with a backyard, a grill area, that offers you privacy and enough space for your family? RentCafe offers you the possibility to look for a house for rent near you, to find the one that best suits your family. Browsing through our listings, you can filter by size, price, pet policy, check out the location, to find the best house in your area. Whether you are looking to move to a particular neighborhood, or a specific ZIP code, may it be for its safety, beautiful buildings, or quiet atmosphere, you can find the rental house that your whole family will enjoy.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the rent for a house in Jersey City, NJ?

The price range of a house for rent is between $1,365 and $4,795. Find house for rent in Jersey City, NJ.

What is the average size of a rental house in Jersey City, NJ?

The average Jersey City, NJ rental house size is 1,027 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a house in Jersey City, NJ?

Renting a house in Jersey City, NJ comes with more space, both indoor and outdoor.

What are the downsides of renting a house apartment in Jersey City, NJ?

Houses for rent in Jersey City, NJ are usually located in non-central areas. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Jersey City, NJ.

Jersey City, NJ Demographics

  • Total Population262,652
  • Female 131,195
    Male 131,457
  • Median Age34.2

Jersey City, NJ has a population of 262,652 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 131,457 of Jersey City’s residents are women and 131,195 are men. The median age of those who live in Jersey City, NJ is 34.2.

Average Rent in Jersey City, NJ

  • Jersey City, NJ Average Rental Price, February 2022 $3,153 /mo

The average monthly rent of apartments in Jersey City, NJ is $3,153.

Jersey City, NJ Apartment Rent Ranges

About 3% of apartment rents in Jersey City, NJ range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 7% of apartments. Around 1% of Jersey City’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Jersey City, NJ Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Nov / 2020 Mar / 2021 Jul / 2021 Nov / 2021 Feb / 2022
Jersey City, NJ $2,903 $2,918 $2,951 $2,942 $2,989 $2,927 $2,794 $2,701 $2,792 $2,998 $3,153
National $1,362 $1,367 $1,399 $1,407 $1,409 $1,399 $1,403 $1,412 $1,495 $1,591 $1,628

Compared to the national average rent of $1,628, the average rent in Jersey City, NJ is $3,153.

Jersey City, NJ Households

  • Total Number of Households103,880
  • Family 61,333
    Non-family 42,547
  • Children 30,809
    No Children 73,071
  • Average People Per Household2.5
  • Median Household Income$76,444
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,627

According to U.S. Census data, there are 103,880 households in Jersey City, NJ. 61,333 are family households and 42,547 are non-family households. There are 30,809 households with children in Jersey City and 73,071 households without children. On average, about 2.5 people live in a household in Jersey City, NJ. The median income of a Jersey City household living in Jersey City is $76,444 per year. The median housing costs per month are $1,627.

Jersey City, NJ Education Statistics

The level of education of the population of Jersey City, NJ is as follows: 6% have no high school education, 28% completed some high school, 15% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 27% have a Bachelor Degree, and 20% have a Graduate Degree.

Renting a house in Jersey City, NJ

Those looking for a cozy home with lots of living and storage space and a backyard, and also like the freedom of renting, rental homes can offer the best of both worlds. This segment of the rental market has become very popular and the selection is better than ever. In Jersey City, NJ there are 3 homes for rent including duplexes, townhomes and single family homes for rent.

When you rent a house you can have as little or as much space as you wish

While apartments can be more limiting space wise, when you rent a house, you have a little more wiggle room (pun intended). Smaller 1 bedroom homes are perfect for a couple, 2 bedroom homes for those who need an extra bedroom for guests or for a baby, 3 bedroom and 4 bedroom homes that are just right for families with children. Larger rental homes are also great for sharing with roommates, whether you’re looking for something close to work, close to your college campus, or just close to shopping and entertainment.

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