HOBOKEN, NJ is a city in Hudson County located between Weehawken to the north and Jersey City to the south. Hoboken has great transportation to NYC via the PATH or NY Waterways Ferry. The2010 US census had the population at 50,005. The city is part of the NY area and the PATH train to Manhattan is a major transportation hub for the region. Hoboken, NJ has their premier tenant the Stevens Institute of Technology which is one of the oldest and highest regarded technological universities in the United States.
Hoboken became a township in 1849 and was incorporated as a city in 1855. Its waterfront has seen a construction Renaissance attracting such tenants as the W Hotel and W Condominiums, Maxwell Place and Hudson Tea which were formerly industrial sites converted to high end condominiums. Hoboken has changed from an industrial blue collar town to one of upscale commuters with shops and restaurants. Hoboken is a magnet for young professionals and considered one of the jewels of the New Jersey Gold Coast.
Some other buildings in Hoboken include The Skyclub, Hudson Park Apartments, Courtyard at Jefferson, The Curley Club, 333 River Street, Berkshire at The Shipyard, The Juliana, 77 Central, and of course Hudson Tea and Maxwell Place.
The Population in July 2009: 41,015 representing a change since 2000: +6.3%
Population in 2010 about 50,000
Median resident age:
New Jersey median age:
HOBOKEN NJ had an estimated median household income in 2009 of $112,174.
The change almost doubled from 2000 when it was $62,550
The estimated per capita income in 2009 was $75,950.
HOBOKEN NJ REAL ESTATE
Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $579,045
Values were $249,300 in 2000)
Mean Hoboken housing prices in 2009:
All housing units: $532,962
Detached houses: $659,639
Townhouses or other attached units: $804,041
2-unit structures: $728,171
3-to-4-unit structures: $586,025
5-or-more-unit structures: $408,296
Hoboken NJ median gross rent in 2009: $1,655.
Single-family new house construction building permits:
- 1996: 0 buildings
- 1997: 0 buildings
- 1998: 0 buildings
- 1999: 0 buildings
- 2000: 0 buildings
- 2001: 0 buildings
- 2002: 0 buildings
- 2003: 115 buildings, average cost: $162,200
- 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $162,200
- 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $142,000
- 2006: 0 buildings
- 2007: 0 buildings
- 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,700
- 2009: 1 building, cost: $640,000
- 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,100
For population 25 years and over in Hoboken:
- High school or higher: 83.3%
- Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.4%
- Graduate or professional degree: 18.7%
- Unemployed: 4.4%
- Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.7 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Hoboken city:
- Never married: 56.1%
- Now married: 31.1%
- Separated: 2.0%
- Widowed: 5.0%
- Divorced: 5.7%