Hoboken

Hoboken is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 50,005, having grown by 11,428 (+29.6%) from 38,577 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 5,180 (+15.5%) from the 33,397 in the 1990 Census.

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Hoboken, New Jersey is one of the best-known cities in the state. It is a major transportation center for the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state region. It is also the site of the first recorded baseball game. One of the city’s greatest sources of pride is being the birthplace and hometown of Frank Sinatra, one of the most famous, talented, and awarded singers and entertainers in American history. And the city displays this pride by the many streets and parks that are named after him.

Hoboken’s greatest economic strength is its location. It sits on the Hudson Waterfront and is an integral part of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Indeed, the city is considered part of the greater New York metropolitan area and is the site of the Hoboken Terminal which links Hoboken's commuter residents to the rest of the state of New Jersey.

Hoboken has been romanticized in ballads from not only native son Frank Sinatra but also working-class heroes such as Bruce Springsteen. But the city long ago shed its blue-collar roots. It is now a town of bistros, upscale shopping stores, and expensive condominiums. Indeed, Hoboken is now home to John Wiley & Sons publishers and the Stevens Institute of Technology, which, it is estimated, contributed nearly $117 million in 2014.

Hoboken is a family-friendly town. It is filled with parks and venues for recreation. A great deal of the historic part of the city has been preserved, which enhances the city’s atmosphere. It also hosts numerous live shows and festivals during the summer, including Shakespeare in the Park.

If you have recently accepted a job in the New York City metropolitan area, you should consider living in Hoboken, New Jersey. The housing market is one of the best in the area. You can find something affordable and watch it increase in value over time.

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RATING* SCHOOL NAME GRADES SCHOOL TYPE
2 Wallace No. 6 Elementary School Preschool - 6th Grade Public
4 Salvatore R. Calabro, No. 4 Elementary School Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
4 Elysian Cs Of Hoboken Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
1 Thomas G Connors Kindergarten - 6th Grade Public
4 Joseph F Brandt No 2 Kindergarten - 5th Grade Public
5 Hola Hoboken Dual Language Charter School Kindergarten - 8th Grade Public
1 Hoboken Middle School 6th Grade - 8th Grade Public
3 Hoboken Charter School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
1 Hoboken High School 9th Grade - 12th Grade Public
N/A Hoboken Catholic Academy Preschool - 8th Grade Catholic/Religious
N/A Stevens Cooperative School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A The Hudson School 5th Grade - 12th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Hoboken Montessori School Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A All Saints Episcopal Day School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Apple Montessori - Hoboken Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
N/A Mustard Seed School Preschool - 8th Grade Private/Charter
N/A Apple Montessori - Hoboken Preschool - Kindergarten Private/Charter
* School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Pitney Bowes, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.
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