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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C-
  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
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$621,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,001
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    69%
  • Own
    31%

Hoboken 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
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    179
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    17
    41
  • Robbery
    41
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    192
    500
  • Theft
    1,496
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    55
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$118,479
National
$55,322
Children
13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    50%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    9%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
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Hoboken Reviews

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Hoboken has a small town vibe and yet, is easily accessible to NYC via the path train, buses or ferries. As well, its a mile square and easy to walk from one end to another for anything you need.
Hoboken, also boasts the Mile Square theater group, gyms, and lots of fun bars and restaurants. It is a place I've called home for many years and hopefully more to come!
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Hoboken is a convenient town, located on the Hudson Waterfront across Manhattan NY. The city has a diverse community with mixed cultural backgrounds and ages. It is home to Stevens Institute of Technology, and hometown of Frank Sinatra.
Just like any other towns, living in Hoboken has its pros and cons.
One of its pros is its convenient location. Many people commute to New York or others cities from here. Also, there are many bars and restaurants and businesses that serve not only college students but families with or without children.
Some of its cons: the city overpopulated, and cost of living is high.
I like Sinatra Park, as it is very scenic with boats passing by, the city of New York across the river, and how everyone looks like they enjoy themselves. There is a lot of activities that can be done around the area like walking around, eating, and enjoying the company of others. It's also fairly clean in terms of separating trash from recyclables. The only thing I wish would change is the homeless problem that is becoming a usual sight in the city. Homelessness, no matter the individual, should never define someone's capability and rank as a person.