Hoboken is a city in Hudson County between Weehawken and Jersey City. The city is seen as a booming, young, and lively city. The close proximity to New York and the countless modes of transportation allows many workers from New York to commute fluidly. Hoboken Terminal features continuous transportation, as the PATH train, NJ Transit rail lines, and the NJ Light Rail come in and out of the station, providing Hoboken residents access to New York and other parts of New Jersey. NJ Transit bus also provide local transportation for those who need it as well. Many multi-family homes like condos and apartments, are being built all along the riverside areas.
Historically, Hoboken is also known as the birthplace of baseball. The very first baseball game was played on what was then known as Elysian Field on 1846, between the New York Nine and the New York Knickerbocker. Although the field has since been demolished, a plague still sits on the former grounds to commemorate the location.
The city has a young population, with an average age of 31.2. The city can also be described as a “college town” as it features one of the top technology universities in the nation, Stevens Institute of Technology. The youth of the city makes most of the town feel very alive, especially its main street, Washington Street. Countless of restaurants and retail stores can be found along the street.
Median Sale Price – Current $594k
Estimated Population – 49,898
Median Age – 31.2
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