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A Taste of Jersey City, New Jersey

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT JERSEY CITY?

  1. Jersey City is the seat of Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2010 Census, the population of Jersey City was 242,503, making it New Jersey's second-largest city after Newark.

  2. Jersey City is one of the most racially diverse in the world. However, relations between ethnic groups have not always amicable, as evidenced by incidents such as the infamous Dotbusters gang attacks of 1987 against residents of South Asian descent.

  3. Jersey City also has a huge Kenyan community. It has the country's largest Egyptian Coptic population. Indians make up a large part of the Journal Square district (Little India). Pakistanis, Guyanese, Nigerians, Vietnamese, Haitians, Poles, Irishmen and Italians also make up a large percent of the population.

  4. Downtown Jersey City is the area from the Hudson River westward to the Newark Bay Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 78) and the New Jersey Palisades; it is also bounded by Hoboken to the north and Liberty State Park to the south.

Radio Stations:
WBGO 88.3 FM Newark, NJ Jazz
WKCR 89.9 FM New York, NY Columbia University Variety
WFMU 91.1 FM East Orange, NJ Variety
WXRK 92.3 FM New York, NY Top-40
WKLV 96.7 FM Port Chester, NY Christian Contemporary
WQHT 97.1 FM New York, NY Hip Hop
WRKS 98.7 FM New York, NY Urban Contemporary
WHTZ 100.3 FM Newark, NJ Top-40
WKXW 101.5 FM Trenton, NJ News/Talk
WEMP 101.9 FM New York, NY News
WKTU 103.5 FM Lake Success, NY Urban Contemporary
WWPR 105.1 FM New York, NY Hip Hop
WBLS 107.5 FM New York, NY Urban Contemporary
WOR 710 AM New York, NY News/Talk
WABC 770 AM New York, NY News/Talk
WKMB 1070 AM Stirling, NJ Gospel Music
WBBR 1130 AM New York, NY Business News
WLIB 1190 AM New York, NY Gospel Music

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Demographics of Jersey City, New Jersey

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

34.01%

28.32%

0.45%

16.20%

28.31%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Jersey City, New Jersey


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Charlize Locs -  Category: Black Hair Salons - My goal is to pamper you and your Locs. -   Jersey City, New Jersey (732) 896-5073  - (visit website)

  2. Diamonds and Pearls Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   269 Varick St. - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 333-7773

  3. Exquis Hair Care by Akilah -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   283 Newark Avenue - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 892-2464

  4. Image is Everything Hair Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   283 Newark Ave. - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 982-5765

  5. MoniquesTechniques -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  124 Storms Ave. (201) 433-0477  - (visit website)

  6. Nubian Locs -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   398 Pacific Avenue - Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 333-9747

  7. Spalean Day & Mobile Spa LLC -  Category: Spa -  Spalean Day & Mobile spa is a luxury day spa but without the high price. We cater to everyone who likes to be pampered. We offer different types of spa modalities aswell as gift certificates. All baby boomers are welcome. This is the Spalean Experience.   - 101 Oxford Avenue Jersey City, New Jersey (201) 360-0113  - (visit website)

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. Afro-American Historical Society Museum -  Category: Culture -   1841 Kennedy Boulevard - Jersey City, NJ (201) 547-5262  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Charming Smile Dental -  Category: Dental Services -  Charming Smile Dental is your local family dentist jersey city, offering a full range of dental care including cosmetic procedures at very reasonable prices. We understand that for many people going to the dentist is not a pleasant experience, and for some it can actually be frightening. This is why many people put off a visit to the dentist until they have a toothache or an emergency. We have built our reputation in the community by taking wonderful care of each and every patient. We are confident in promising you a stress free, comfortable visit every time you come in. We take the utmost care in providing top quality dental and orthodontic services. We also provide cosmetic dental procedures. We provide a complete range of dental and orthodontic services to meet all your family's dental needs. Your smile is the focal point of your face and having beautiful teeth can make all the difference in your appearance and level of confidence.   115 Christopher Columbus Drive, Suite 200 (201) 425-8600 Jersey City, New Jersey  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Benny's Home Cooked -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   360 Ocean, Jersey City, NJ (201) 451-1600

  2. Clackens -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Caribbean Soul Food. Ox tails macaroni and cheese jerk chicken red snapper all your favorites. Eat in or delivery catering -  230 Old Bergen Road - Jersey City, NJ (201) 356-9325

  3. Food for the Soul -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   (800) 240-5237

  4. JC Soul Food Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  197 Monticello Ave - Jersey City, NJ (201) 985-8888

  5. Soul Flavors Inc -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  354 Grove Street - Jersey City, NJ (201) 217-3004

  6. Tammy's Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  209 Martin Luther King Jr Drive Jersey City, NJ (201) 332-5001

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Here's a 3-minute look at my school, New Jersey City University. As a student, I feel that NJCU is such an emerging school, and it's unfortunate that many people don't know about this well kept secret.

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CHURCHES



  1. Corinthian Baptist Church -  132 Bergen Ave - Jersey City, NJ (201) 432-1350  - (visit website)

  2. Metropolitan A M E Zion Church -  140 Belmont Avenue - Jersey City, NJ (201) 332-4447

  3. Mount Pisgah A M E Church -  354 Forrest Street - Jersey City, NJ (201) 435-3680

  4. Saint Johnís A M E Church -  326 Pacific Avenue - Jersey City, NJ (201) 332-6513

  5. Saint Michaelís Methodist Church -  37 Virginia Avenue - Jersey City, NJ (201) 332-9189

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Rascal`s Comedy Club -  Category: Comedy Club -   360 Luis Munoz Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ (201) 217-8900

  2. The SportSexy Cafe -  Category: NightClub - Every Saturday the hottest parties with the hottest DJ's. The best in Reggaeton, Hip-Hop and R&B -   300 Route 46 East, Jersey City, NJ (973) 851-2481

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival
    (January)   (201) 332-6824  - (visit website)

    A eclectic mix of urban, classic, independent and foreign films that depict the richness and diversity of the life experience of people of African descent and Indigenous people all over the world.


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