Hoboken NJ is a small city of just under 50k people located in Hudson County, NJ. It is known for its historic feel and has the second largest concentration of old victorian houses in the US. The city is located on the west bank of the Hudson River with beautiful views across to Manhatten’s skyline on clear days. It is one of Hoboken’s nicknames “The mile square City” or “Mini Manhatten”.
Hoboken was named New Jersey’s best place to live by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2010. According to their website, www.newjerseynewsroom.com they chose it for many reasons including nightlife, diversity, culture, bars/restaurants , and good schools although some locals complained they were not asked for their opinions.
Hoboken is just a short commute into New York City by bus or subway via the Path or NJ Transit trains. It has been voted several times as the best place to live in North America and its residents enjoy living there because of these reasons and more, according to many websites.