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HOBOKEN, NJ Community Information

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History:

The name "Hoboken" was decided upon by Colonel John Stevens when he purchased land, on a part of which the city still sits. It's believed that the Lenape (later called Delaware Indian) referred to the area as the “land of the tobacco pipe”, most likely to refer to the soapstone collected there to carve tobacco pipes, and used a phrase that became “Hopoghan Hackingh”. The city has also been cited as having been named after the Van Hoboken family of the 17th-century estate in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, where there is still a square dedicated to them. Hoboken's unofficial nickname is now the "Mile Square City", but it actually covers an area of two square miles when including the under-water parts in the Hudson River. The term "hobo" (i.e., a railroad journeyman) is believed to have stemmed from the groups of hobos traveling by railroad from Hoboken.

General Information:

Town Name: Hoboken
City Hall: Hoboken City Hall
Address: 94 Washington St., Hoboken NJ 07030
Phone Number: 201-420-2369
Land Area:
Distance to NYC: 8.4 miles
Town Website: http://www.hobokennj.org/
Library Website: https://www.bccls.org/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 54,658 Population Density / Mile: 42,872
    Median Age: 36.26 Number of Households: 27,512
    Average Household Size: 1.93 Households with Children: 4,663
    Median Household Income: $124,040
  • Population
    Population: 54,658 Population Density / Mile: 42,872
    % Change in Population Since 2010: 41.38% Male Population: 27,767
    Female Population: 26,891 Median Age: 36.26
  • Households
    Number of Households: 27,512 Average Household Size: 1.93
    Households with Children: 4,663 Households without Children: 5,868
    Family Households: 10,531 Non-Family Households: 6,049
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $124,040 Average Household Income: $164,198
    Per Capita Income: $83,495 Average Total Household Expenditure: $45,214
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 4

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 46.33 Average January Low Temperature: 22.7
Average January High Temperature: 36.4 Average July Low Temperature: 68
Average July High Temperature: 82.5  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  74 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  27 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  204 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  391 Locations
FARM - RANCH  1 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  14 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  306 Locations
HOSPITALITY  5 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  66 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  880 Locations
PET SERVICES  8 Locations
SHOPPING  447 Locations
TRAVEL  45 Locations
School Information:
HOBOKEN HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
HOBOKEN MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
JOSEPH F BRANDT NO 2 Details/Map
SALVATORE R. CALABRO, NO. 4 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
THOMAS G CONNORS Details/Map
WALLACE NO. 6 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Hoboken High (Secondary School) View Report
Joseph F Brandt No 2 (Elementary School) View Report
Salvatore R Calabro No 4 (Elementary School) View Report
Thomas G Connors (Elementary School) View Report
Wallace No 6 (Elementary School) View Report

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HOBOKEN, NJ Community Information

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