At the 2019 census estimate, Jersey City had a population of 262,075, up from 247,597 at the 2010 United States Census. 4743x8276 / 19,3 Mb Go to Map. [123][124] The city is a major port of entry for immigration to the United States and a major employment center at the approximate core of the New York City metropolitan area; and given its proximity to Manhattan, Jersey City has evolved a globally cosmopolitan ambiance of its own, demonstrating a robust and growing demographic and cultural diversity with respect to metrics including nationality, religion, race, and domiciliary partnership.[123]. Liberty High School (188; 9-12),[254] [192] Jersey City has also hosted JC Fridays, a city-wide quarterly seasonal arts festival organized by Art House Productions each March, June, September, and December since 2006. [266] BelovED Community Charter School opened in 2012 and has purchased a half-acre parcel of land on Grand Street to make room for a new 40,000-square-foot (3,700 m2), $12 million middle school building designed to serve 240 students in sixth through ninth grades. Infinity Institute[252] (257; 6-12), [126], Filipino Americans, with 16,610 residents, made up 6.2% of Jersey City's population. He was able to maintain a fourteen-room duplex apartment in Jersey City, a suite at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan, and a palatial summer home in the seaside community of Deal, and travel to Europe yearly in the royal suites of the best ocean liners. To that end, he helped to create the Associates of the Jersey Company which would lay the groundwork for modern Jersey City through private development. [96] Considered an affordable neighborhood in the New York City area, a number of Ultra-Orthodox Jews and young families purchased homes and built a substantial community there, attracted by housing that costs less than half of comparable homes in New York City. A bill was approved by the state legislature on April 2, 1869, with a special election to be held on October 5, 1869. [283] A number of other private schools are also available. IND vs AUS 2nd ODI Preview: India aim to fight back, Australia look to clinch series win The Black Tom explosion occurred on July 30, 1916, as an act of sabotage on American ammunition supplies by German agents to prevent the materials from being used by the Allies in World War I. Eine Mischung aus Charme, Modernität und Altbewährtem, Hervorragende Lokalitäten zum Essen, Trinken und Genießen, Sehenswürdigkeiten, Wanderrouten und einzigartige Erlebnisse, Datenschutzerklärung und Verwendung von Cookies. The city was reincorporated on January 23, 1829, and again on February 22, 1838, at which time it became completely independent of North Bergen and was given its present name. Some stations of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail feature public art exhibitions, including those at Exchange Place, Danforth Avenue[186] and Martin Luther King Drive station. Governor's Task Force Briefing. [31], After a peak population of 316,715 measured in the 1930 census, the city's population saw a half-century-long decline to a nadir of 223,532 in the 1980 census. [61] Hague ran the city with an iron fist while, at the same time, molding governors, United States senators, and judges to his whims. [114] The city hired an outside firm to contest the results, citing the fact that development in the city between 2000 and 2010 substantially increased the number of housing units and that new populations may have been under-counted by as many as 30,000 residents based on the city's calculations. [221][222] District 5, comprising portions of the Heights and all of neighboring Hoboken,[226] is represented by Anthony Romano. The bill impacts all businesses employing workers who work at least 80 hours a calendar year in Jersey City. [136][137] In 2017 there were an estimated 31,578 Indian Americans in Jersey City,[125] representing a 16.5% increase from 27,111 Indian Americans enumerated in the 2010 United States Census. During Kieft's War, approximately eighty Lenapes were killed by the Dutch in a massacre at Pavonia on the night of February 25, 1643.[41]. Gov. [169][170] The largest ship ever to call at the Port of New York-New Jersey, the MOL Benefactor, docked at Port Jersey in July 2016 after sailing from China through the newly widened Panama Canal. Jersey City was selected in 1983 as one of the initial group of 10 zones chosen to participate in the program. Dort können Sie historische Artefakte und amerikanische Kunst vom 19. [139] An array of Filipino-owned businesses can also be found at the section of West Side of Jersey City, where many of its residents are of Filipino descent. [92] In January 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration gave navigational clearance for construction of a 79-story, 900-foot (270 m) residential and commercial tower planned by the Chinese Overseas America Corporation, which would succeed the Goldman Sachs Tower, also in Downtown Jersey City, as the tallest skyscraper in New Jersey. [62] In his later years in office, Hague would often dismiss his enemies as "reds" or "commies". The largest branches of Islam practiced are Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, and Ahmadiyya, though some Quranist and non-denominational Muslims practice their faith in the city and surrounding area. [293] This is the second highest percentage of public transit riders of any city with a population of 100,000+ in the United States, behind only New York City and ahead of Washington, D.C. 40.67% of Jersey City households do not own an automobile, the second-highest of all cities in the United States with 50,000 to 250,000 residents. The city council is comprised of six members elected from wards[197] and three elected at-large, all elected to concurrent four-year terms on a non-partisan basis as part of the November general election. [158] Companies such as Computershare, NEX Group, ADP, Members Exchange (MEMX), and Fidelity Investments also conduct operations in the city. The group regularly performs at Hamilton Park (9th Street & Jersey Avenue), Van Vorst Park (Jersey Avenue & Montgomery Street), and The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery (435 Newark Avenue). The unresolved dispute would continue until the Treaty of 1834 where New York City formally ceded control of Jersey City to New Jersey. A park and statue dedicated to Jose P. Rizal, a national hero of the Philippines, is located in downtown Jersey City. Auf Tripadvisor finden Sie alles für New Jersey, USA: 1.432.923 unabhängige Bewertungen von Hotels, Restaurants und Sehenswürdigkeiten sowie authentische Reisefotos. On February 22, 1840, it became part of the newly created Hudson County. Jersey City is the second-most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey, after Newark. [291] WSNR-620 AM is also licensed in the city. Presbyterians, primarily served by the Presbyterian Church (USA), and Anglicans or Episcopalians comprised 0.3% of the Christian demographic each. Large financial institutions such as UBS, Goldman Sachs, Chase Bank, Citibank, and Merrill Lynch occupy prominent buildings on the Jersey City waterfront, some of which are among the tallest buildings in New Jersey. [160], Jersey City has several shopping districts, some of which are traditional main streets for their respective neighborhoods, such as Central, Danforth, and West Side Avenues. Each town has its own personality, from the wooden boardwalks and brightly lit resorts of Atlantic City to the family-friendly attractions and sweets shops of Ocean City. [40] Shortly after, another house was built at Harsimus Cove and became the home of Cornelius Van Vorst, who had succeeded Bout as superintendent, and whose family would become influential in the development of the city. [262] William L. Dickinson High School is the oldest high school in the city and one of the largest schools in Hudson County in terms of student population. [269], Catholic K-8 elementary schools include Our Lady of Czestochowa School,[270] Sacred Heart School,[271] Saint Aloysius Elementary Academy,[272] St. Joseph School and St. Nicholas School. The Santacruzan Procession along Manila Avenue has taken place since 1977. [123] Stateside Puerto Ricans, making up a third of the city's Latin American or Hispanic population, constituted the largest Hispanic group in Jersey City. Eastern religions including Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism made up 1.5% of the city's religious demographic, and Judaism is the fourth largest religious community in Jersey City (0.6%). Ever since the settling of New Netherland in the 1600s, comprising what is now the Gateway Region of northeastern New Jersey as well as portions of Downstate New York in the New York City metropolitan area, the Dutch and British, along with German and Irish Americans, have established an integral role in the subsequent long-term development of Jersey City over the centuries. [119], Jersey City is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world. The City Hall of Jersey City raises the Philippine flag in correlation to this event and as a tribute to the contributions of the Filipino community. [93], The Heights or Jersey City Heights is a district in the north end of Jersey City atop the New Jersey Palisades overlooking Hoboken to the east and Croxton in the Meadowlands to the west. In the Battle of Paulus Hook, Major Light Horse Harry Lee successfully attacked a British fortification on August 19, 1779, which was the catalyst for the British losing control of what is now modern New Jersey. Its postal area ZIP Code is 07307. 67.9% of residents 16+ were within the civilian labor force. Pentecostals (1.0%), the Latter Day Saints (0.7%), Methodists (0.5%), and Lutherans (0.5%) make up the following Christian groups in the city. 1512x2431 / 527 Kb Go to Map. [328], Jersey City has participated in the sister city program since establishing a relationship with Cuzco, Peru in 1988. [316], In April 2012, the city initiated the Morris Canal Greenway Plan to investigate the establishment of a greenway, including a bicycle path, that would follow the route of the Morris Canal to the greatest extent possible. [287] The River View Observer is another weekly published in the city and distributed throughout the county. The Five Corners Branch specializes in works related to music and the fine arts, and is a gallery space. The rapid construction of numerous high-rise buildings increased the population and led to the development of the Exchange Place financial district, also known as "Wall Street West", one of the largest financial centers in the United States. Since then, the city's population has rebounded, with the 2010 population reflecting an increase of 7,542 (+3.1%) from the 240,055 counted in the 2000 census, which had in turn increased by 11,518 (+5.0%) from the 228,537 counted in the 1990 census. [143], Jersey City was home to an estimated 9,379 Chinese Americans in 2017,[125] representing a notably rapid growth of 66.2% from the 5,643 Chinese Americans enumerated in the 2010 United States Census. 7.1% of residents under 65 were disabled, while 15.9% of residents live without health insurance. Scattered communities of farmsteads characterized the Dutch settlements at Pavonia: Communipaw, Harsimus, Paulus Hook, Hoebuck, Awiehaken, Pamrapo, and other lands "behind Kill van Kull". Phil Murphy can finally put pen to paper on a bill that legalizes cannabis in New Jersey. [97] In a December 2019 shooting incident, three bystanders were killed in a kosher market in Greenville. Named for the island of Jersey in the English Channel, its capital city is Trenton. The Catholic Church, served by the Latin Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, forms the largest Christian group in Jersey City (46.2%). ", "Christie drops appeal of ruling allowing gay marriage in NJ", "Embracing IslamWhy Latinos are drawn to Muslim beliefs, culture. [329], City in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, "Jersey City" redirects here. [65][66][67] By the 1970s the city experienced a period of urban decline that saw many of its wealthy residents leave for the suburbs, due to rising crime, civil unrest, political corruption, and economic hardship. [91] Prior to the September 11 attacks Jersey City had three office towers over 100 meters tall. [312], As of May 2010[update], the city had a total of 218.57 miles (351.75 km) of roadways, of which 189.88 miles (305.58 km) were maintained by the municipality, 10.34 miles (16.64 km) by Hudson County and 12.23 miles (19.68 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation and 6.12 miles (9.85 km) by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. Jersey Shore Map. 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[305][306][307][308][309], Since 2016, two Taiwanese airlines, China Airlines and EVA Air, have provided private bus services to and from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City for customers based in New Jersey.