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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Ho-Ho-Kus is a suburb of New York City with a population of 4,162. Ho-Ho-Kus is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Ho-Ho-Kus offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Ho-Ho-Kus and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ho-Ho-Kus are highly rated.
About Ho-Ho-Kus...
Population
4,162

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$727,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,338
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%
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Ho-Ho-Kus Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    48
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    431.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    215.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    72
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    17%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    32%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    46%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%

Working in Ho-Ho-Kus

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$176,518
National
$55,322
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Ho-Ho-Kus Reviews

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As a long time NJ resident we looked closely at every town in Northern NJ and HHK had the best of everything we were looking for. The schools were great, lots of well educated families, a town you could walk to, great restaurants, the ability to get really involved in the town or not at all and reasonable taxes compared to the rest of Bergen County. After 6 years of living here my wife and I agree this is the best town to live in and raise a family.
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This community is very family oriented. Schools are top notch and education is considered a priority. Volunteerism is also very important in the schools, Local government, fire, ambulance and in the schools.
It's a very small, wealthy neighborhood. The small community is located in a beautiful part of New Jersey which makes it a nice place to live.