Hoboken, NJ (Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy)




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About Hoboken, NJ (Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy median real estate price is $482,317, which is more expensive than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 86.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy is currently $2,673, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.8% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy are 5.6%, which is lower than one will find in 72.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 74.5% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7% 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 97.7% 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.

Finally, one of the most interesting things about the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 50.7% 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 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood, 0.9% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 54.4% of the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 92.9% 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.

In addition, the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 49,484 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 98.6% 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 77.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 97.0% of all 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood buck this trend. 41.9% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood has more Russian and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.7% have Canadian ancestry.

Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy 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 84.1% 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

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood, 57.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.7%), and 2.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood in Hoboken, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian (19.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (12.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (8.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (8.2%), among others. In addition, 19.2% 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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, South Asian languages, Chinese and Russian.

Getting to Work

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 Stevens Institute of Technology / Observer Hwy neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (54.4%) take the train to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (20.2%) and 8.9% 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.

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Hoboken 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.55
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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
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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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