Archive for Jersey City

Jersey City’s Population Estimates Show Great Growth

Based on the data contained in the Census Bureau’s 2018 population estimates found in its American Factfinder, Jersey City’s population has increased by over 17,000 since the 2010 census; it has increased by 2,000 since 2017. Newark, on the other hand, has seen its population rise by 5,000 since the 2010 census; its rise from 2017 tallies at a little more than 1,000. Every city, state, county, congressional district, etc can be tracked among the many metrics offered by the above site.

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Another Groundbreaking for University Place

University Place, NJCU’s transformative project on the city’s West Side, continues to grow as Rivet 2 was formally started yesterday.

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Watch Mayor Fulop’s 2019 “State of the City” Address

You can watch this hour+ talk here.

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NJ Proposed State Aid for School Districts 2019-2020

In Governor Murphy’s proposed budget for 2019/2020, many school districts will see an increase in aid; however, there will be some losers as well – Jersey City will lose over $27M. Here is a chart with all the figures for each district in the state.

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New Development at Bayfront

This property, right across from University Place, has been languishing for years after the announcement that a huge, mixed-use project would be undertaken. The upshot is that Jersey City has purchased the property and has hired an architectural firm to come up with some preliminary plans for this hundred-acre site. Read about the newest version here.

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Jersey City Development Map Now Updated Through September 28, 2018

This latest iteration still maintains all the features of the previous version; it is just a more recent version that reflects the amount of building activity underway or planned for this city. The Google Maps pages are a little behind recent development; for University Place, there is no mention of Hernandez Way.

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Tour of the Renovated Main Branch of the Jersey City Public Library

Come here for pictures of this restored municipal treasure.

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