Brokers Weekly’s Christian Brazil Bautista turns his gaze west to crunch the data and report on the popularity of JC living.
Feeling cramped in a New York City apartment? You may want to cross the Hudson River and relocate to Jersey City.
Jersey City, which is a hop and skip of a train ride away from New York City, is becoming an attractive landing site for Manhattan and Brooklyn defectors. According to the 2014 census, the area population was at 262,290 new in 2015. That amounts to a 6.7 percent jump compared to the population in 2010. The spike in the headcount amounts to the largest in the New Jersey over that time period, making the Jersey City the second most populous area in the state.
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