Hoboken, NJ (2nd St / Jefferson St)




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About Hoboken, NJ (2nd St / Jefferson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

2nd St / Jefferson St median real estate price is $571,047, which is more expensive than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 89.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 2nd St / Jefferson St is currently $1,855, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

2nd St / Jefferson St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hoboken, New Jersey.

2nd St / Jefferson 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in 2nd St / Jefferson St are 6.4%, which is lower than one will find in 67.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in 2nd St / Jefferson St is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the 2nd St / Jefferson St community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 52.8% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 72.5% of the adults living in the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Finally, if you're looking for an active nightlife with lots of opportunities to flirt and find romance, then you probably won't have to go too far from the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood to find it. Only 3.4% of the neighborhoods in the country have a larger proportion of young, single professionals. The nightlife may not be reminiscent of a "Sex and the City" episode, but the people who live here find friendship, romance, fun, and socializing readily available. In addition to being an excellent choice for young, single professionals, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 1.3% of the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 44.0% of the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 57,600 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.9% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, the real estate in the 2nd St / Jefferson 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, 80.5% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 97.3% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the 2nd St / Jefferson 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 85.4% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Italian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 13.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 24.3% have Italian ancestry.

2nd St / Jefferson St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood buck this trend. 26.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.6% of the workforce in the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood in Hoboken are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.9% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood, 63.6% 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 17.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.9%), and 5.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood in Hoboken, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (24.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.3%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (7.9%), among others. In addition, 16.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in 2nd St / Jefferson St neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (44.0%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (34.0%) and 9.3% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. This neighborhood is distinguished by the high number of residents who take the train to work each day, which can be a very good way to get to work at a lower cost and with less pollution.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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2nd St / Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Hoboken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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2nd St / Jefferson St 0.101011101001110
Hoboken 0.101011101001110
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Hoboken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 69

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Thomas G. Connors
201 Monroe Street
Hoboken, NJ, 07030
PK-06
Joseph F Brandt School
215 Ninth Street
Hoboken, NJ, 07030
PK-KG
Salvatore R. Calabro
524 Park Avenue
Hoboken, NJ, 07030
KG-06
Wallace Elementary School
1100 Willow Avenue
Hoboken, NJ, 07030
PK-06
Hoboken Junior Senior High School
Ninth & Clinton Sts
Hoboken, NJ, 07030
07-12

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