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Overlooking the Hudson River Palisades, Weehawken is famous for its mind-blowing views and convenient location to Manhattan.

Overview for Weehawken, NJ

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


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32 years

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Weehawken Real Estate

World-famous views from a community with a rich history

Overlooking the Hudson River Palisades, Weehawken is famous for its mind-blowing views and convenient location to Manhattan. Weehawken is a tight-knit community dedicated to providing a family-friend atmosphere. The horizon is framed by the beautiful Manhattan skyline and Hudson River. Commuters appreciate the short travel distance between Weehawken and the greater New York Area via the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail or NY Waterway. Weehawken is also home to many historical sites, the most interesting of which being the Hamilton Monument and the location of the Hamilton-Burr duel in 1804.
The city is mainly residential, with a mix of outdoor spaces and dining and shopping options. Weehawken is dotted with public parks: Hamilton Park sits along the cliffs overlooking Manhattan, and the Weehawken Waterfront Park and Recreation Center feature playgrounds and sports fields. There are also dozens of delicious local restaurants featuring a range of cuisines.

What to Love

Local Lifestyle - Living in Weehawken, NY

Don't let this town's small size fool you; Weehawken is packed with all the amenities and attractions of a big city. This community boasts a variety of historical and cultural attractions, along with yearly celebrations to bring residents and local business owners together. Walkable residential streets and access to natural outdoor spaces encourage strong bonds between neighbors. Family and friends can enjoy a fun day at the waterpark or grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Weehawken

Weehawken has plenty of shopping opportunities to explore without leaving the city. The Shops at Lincoln Harbor offer a variety of clothing shops, specialty stores, and posh eateries, including ferry services and a yacht club. The Tower Plaza hosts several mainstream stores, food shops, and lifestyle stores.
Great food is easy to find in Weehawken, with many amazing restaurants on Lincoln Harbor. Chart House is a seafood restaurant famous for its gorgeous views of the New York skyline and waterfront dining. This upscale restaurant thrills guests with its unique cuisine, from seafood specialties like Mahi Mahi to classics like slow-roasted prime rib. 
If you want something more exotic, Los Charrito’s is an authentic Mexican restaurant that has been serving Weehawken since 1992. This family-owned restaurant features a menu inspired by many traditional Oaxaca dishes and a wide variety of rich meals native to Mexico. 
Robongi is a staple in the Weehawken community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine and excellent service. Their menu features modern interpretations of classic dishes, including sushi rolls, teriyaki chicken, and fresh noodles.

With its prime location along the water, Weehawken has many public parks and outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy. Hamilton Park is next to the historic Hamilton Monument, the site of the infamous Hamilton-Burr duel. Also, the gorgeous view of the Manhattan skyline provides the perfect photo spot day and night! You can marvel at the history while taking in the scenic natural space of Hamilton Park.

Things to Do in Weehawken

The Hamilton Monument, also known as the Weehawken Dueling Grounds, is the site of the historic duel between former United States President Alexander Hamilton and former vice-president Aaron Burr in 1804. The Burr-Hamilton duel is one of American history's most famous personal conflicts. It was a pistol duel caused by a long-standing conflict between the two men due to their opposing political views. The monument commemorates the duel and marks the spot where Hamilton died due to his wounds.
Weehawken residents can enjoy many different waterside activities due to the town's proximity to the Hudson River. The Waterfront Park and Recreation Center in Weehawken includes two small playgrounds, including one just for small children, and the Hudson River Walk, which follows the water's edge. Recreation facilities include a multi-purpose turf field, a track, tennis courts, and an exercise area.

Speaking of waterfront activities, residents can take a Weehawken City Cruise around the harbor for a closer look at the New York Skyline. Spirit Cruises offers lunch, dinner, and brunch cruises around Lincoln Harbor. Guests can enjoy prime views of the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge, and other points of interest while partaking in amazing food and cocktails.

Schools in Weehawken

Weehawken is served by the Weehawken School District. Noteworthy schools include:


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Demographics and Employment Data for Weehawken, NJ

Weehawken 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 Weehawken do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 59,369 people call Weehawken home. The population density is 47,487.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.61 / 50.39%

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Schools in Weehawken, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Weehawken. 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.
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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 Weehawken, NJ

There's plenty to do around Weehawken, 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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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Splendid, Hot Fit Nyc, and Zalla Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 4.28 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.17 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.76 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.1 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.28 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.71 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
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