Located within New Jersey, United States, the city of Hoboken is located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
Hoboken has a character that caters to a fairly diverse group of people. Hoboken is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are usually tranquil, although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to discover, such as Columbus Park, and they are very well-distributed, which makes it easy to reach them. Finally, there are numerous bustling parts in this city to discover. Even though there are few nearby entertainment venues, there are crowds of people around most of the time, and with its over 50 nightlife venues, there are options for nighttime activities.
In Hoboken, around 55% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This city offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. Renters occupy around 70% of the properties in the city whereas the remainder are occupied by owners. The average year of construction for buildings in this city is 1979.
It is very often practical for property owners in Hoboken to purchase general and specialty groceries on foot. Over 50 supermarkets are situated nearby, and the best choice can be found on streets like 3rd Street. Furthermore, those who enjoy eating out won't have to go far in Hoboken, where over 300 restaurants and around 30 cafes are available. Residents have access to numerous clothing stores within walking distance, for instance on 4th Street. When it comes to education, both primary and secondary schools are especially convenient to get to on foot from most houses for sale in Hoboken. Home owners are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Hoboken does not demand driving as several other modes of transportation are at the disposal of house buyers. Active home buyers will enjoy the very walk-friendly character of this city; all daily errands can be run on foot, and plenty of businesses are especially close by. The excellent public transit infrastructure allows people to get to many destinations without needing a car by reason of Hoboken Station on the Newark - World Trade Center Line, and approximately 10 nearby bus lines. On the other hand, Hoboken is not especially car friendly. Nevertheless, nearby highways are easy to access from any home in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area.