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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$716,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,375
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    8%
  • Own
    92%

Ho-Ho-Kus Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    0
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    72
    500
  • Theft
    264
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$163,988
National
$55,322
Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    49%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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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.