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Hoboken may only be one square mile wide, but this chic town is packed with fun, excitement, and joy.

Overview for Hoboken, NJ

59,369 people live in Hoboken, where the median age is 32 and the average individual income is $97,083. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

32 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Hoboken Real Estate

A small town packed with rich culture and history

Hoboken may only be one square mile wide, but this chic town is packed with fun, excitement, and joy. Strategically located on the Hudson River, this vibrant, unique city boasts gorgeous waterside views all day and night. Hoboken is also full of rich history. Hoboken hosted the first recorded baseball game, and the city is home to one of the first technological universities in the United States: the Stevens Institute of Technology. Famed singer Frank Sinatra was born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey.
This walkable, vibrant town is primarily residential with a pleasing blend of outdoor spaces and public parks, including free and public kayaking at Hoboken Cove Boathouse. Washington Street is lined with enticing bars and restaurants spanning different cuisines. Residents can also appreciate the countless shopping destinations along Willow Avenue.

What to Love

Local Lifestyle - Living in Hoboken, NY

Hoboken packs a lifetime of culture, history, and entertainment into just a few miles. The gorgeous brownstones and mid-century architecture radiate big-city vibes, with outstanding restaurants, lively bars, and up-and-coming local businesses. The waterfront walkways and outdoor parks provide opportunities for residents to connect with nature and their fellow neighbors. Friends and family can enjoy kayaking on the river or a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants around town.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Hoboken

Willow Avenue is the prime shopping destination in Hoboken. This bustling city street is lined with various retail, food, and specialty shops. The Margo Market is a chic, high-end women’s fashion boutique specializing in sustainable fashion. Not only do they sell trendy clothing and accessories, but The Margo Market also sells home goods, makeup, and skincare products. If you want to upgrade your home decor, West Elm in Hoboken has you covered! Here you can find chic and upscale furniture, bedding, rugs, kitchenware, and more.
Authentic food is easy to come by in Hoboken, as there are enough restaurants to satisfy every palette. Amanda’s Restaurant serves New American classics with an Argentine twist. Guests can dine in the spacious indoor dining rooms or beautiful outdoor space. The outdoor dining has patio heaters and is dog friendly. They offer complete brunch and dinner menus featuring fresh ingredients and authentic Argentinian cuisine. 
Bin 14 is Hoboken’s first and only wine bar, set in an industrial-chic environment with exposed brick accents, molded ceilings, and a marble bar. The restaurant features “tapas” (small plates)  for dinner, brunch, and lunch, with modern Italian entrees, such as homemade pasta, seasonal vegetables, cheeses, and pizza made with homemade mozzarella. 
If you want a casual spot to grab a drink, East LA is a must-visit. Established in 1983, East LA serves Tex-Mex classics and the best margaritas in Hoboken. Their menu features delicious tacos, quesadillas, fajitas, and nachos.

Pilsener Haus and Biergarten is Hoboken’s most unique live entertainment venue. This bar has something for everyone, with daily specials, events, and regularly scheduled live music. They serve premium drafts and craft beers alongside classic European dining, including their famous warm pretzels. Inside Pilsener Haus is their private event space, the Koko Club. This stunning 4,000-foot loft is the perfect venue for weddings, parties, receptions, or business meetings.

Things to Do in Hoboken

Hoboken’s prime waterfront location allows for fantastic kayaking and other watersports activities. The Hoboken Cove Community Boathouse is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing residents with water sports programs and access to local waterways. Guests can enjoy “paddle days” where they can participate in kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and outrigger canoeing in a protected cove. Experienced paddlers can sign up for the Hudson River Cup, a 10-mile race from Hoboken Cove to the New York Harbor.

The Hoboken Historical Museum collects artifacts and curates themed exhibits about Hoboken’s history. Some of these exhibits include a feature on the city’s relationship with the Hudson River, Hoboken’s contribution to the music scene, and shipping history. The museum also offers walking tours around Hoboken, so visitors can soak in all the charm and character of this small town.

Schools in Hoboken

Hoboken is served by the Hoboken Public School District. Top schools here include:


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Demographics and Employment Data for Hoboken, NJ

Hoboken has 27,932 households, with an average household size of 2.07. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hoboken do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,369 people call Hoboken home. The population density is 47,487.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

49.61 / 50.39%

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Schools in Hoboken, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Hoboken. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Hoboken Charter School
K - 12th
Mustard Seed School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Hudson School
5th - 12th
No rating available
Stevens Cooperative School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Elysian Charter School of Hoboken
K - 8th
Hoboken Middle School
6th - 8th
Hoboken Dual Language Charter School
K - 8th
Thomas G. Connors Elementary School
K - 5th
Wallace Elementary School
K - 5th
All Saints Episcopal Day School
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Apple Montessori Schools - Hoboken
PreK - K
No rating available
9th - 12th
Joseph F Brandt Elementary School
K - 5th
Hoboken Catholic Academy
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hoboken Montessori School
PreK - K
No rating available
Apple Montessori Of Hoboken
K - K
No rating available

Around Hoboken, NJ

There's plenty to do around Hoboken, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walker's Paradise
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Very Bikeable
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Good Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including DaRucci Leather, Wazin Custom Tailor, and FITTED Underground.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.65 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.08 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.59 miles 41 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.6 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.19 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
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