14th St / Grand St median real estate price is $951,075, which is more expensive than 94.0% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in 14th St / Grand St is currently $6,200, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.6% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.
14th St / Grand St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hoboken, New Jersey.
14th St / Grand St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In 14th St / Grand St, the current vacancy rate is 3.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in 14th St / Grand St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, 14th St / Grand St also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 89.5% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.1% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 4.5% of the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.8% of America's neighborhoods.
Also, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Finally, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 20.0% of the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 97.0% of America's neighborhoods.
The 14th St / Grand St neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 79.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
The real estate in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 92.0% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.4% of American neighborhoods.
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood. A whopping 65.5% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
Furthermore, the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 82.4% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Also of note, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 95.2% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 21,177 people per square mile living here.
Did you know that the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood has more Eastern European and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Eastern European ancestry and 18.9% have Italian ancestry.
14th St / Grand St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood in Hoboken are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood, 79.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 8.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (6.5%), and 5.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood in Hoboken, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (18.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.6%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (10.0%), among others. In addition, 16.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in 14th St / Grand St neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (29.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (28.0%) and 20.0% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the 14th St / Grand St neighborhood of Hoboken by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.