Jersey City Ranked as One of the Best Cities to Live

In another win for the wonderful Garden State, Jersey City has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States. It doesn’t come as much of a shock since it is New Jersey and we also took the W for best pizza so let’s just add this to our long list of accomplishments. Keep on reading to learn why Jersey City made the list for one of the best cities to live in the country.

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The study was conducted by Niche, looking for the best places to live in the U.S., and Jersey City came in at number 79 out of 228 cities ranked. With an overall grade of an A-, it’s safe to say that New Jersey is the place to be. Niche also conducted a study for the best cities for young professionals and Jersey City ranked in the top 20.

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Here is a quick lesson about Jersey City. It is located in Hudson County, it is one of the most diverse cities in the US, it’s the second most populous town in New Jersey, is the 10th most artistic city in the country and so much more.

Jersey City has more of an urban vibe: it is a great place to hang out as it has many bars, coffee shops, restaurants, etc. The city’s public schools ranked as above average so it’s a great place for families as well!

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Niche takes many factors into consideration when conducting these reports; they look at the housing market, livability, crime rate, employment, and more. The organization takes city data from the U.S Census, FBI, BLS, and CDC.

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According to Luke Skurman, CEO and founder of Niche, “Our rankings are designed to help our users find the next place they want to call home based on their unique priorities. For families, we know schools are an important factor. In addition to the Best Places to Live rankings, our comprehensive school profiles and school rankings are very valuable for families looking to make a move.”

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Katherine is a senior studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing at Montclair State University. Apart from her family and dogs, she loves traveling most. She has fallen head over heels with traveling, trying new foods, learning about new cultures, getting out of her comfort zone, and experiencing the world. She's been to 12 countries and a few states. Coming in a close second is music and nature.