Weehawken

Welcome to Weehawken

A historic, lively, and upscale residential community
 
Weehawken, New Jersey, is a hidden gem on the Hudson River waterfront. This luxurious township offers breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, convenient entry to New York City, and some of the best restaurants around. Locals enjoy the luxury of condominiums with modern amenities fit for royalty and the comfort of spacious, single-family homes in upscale environments.
 
If you are asking yourself, "Why 'Weehawken?'" the name is believed to have been taken from the Lenape tribe's Algonquian language. There was formerly a large population of the Tappan and Hackensack peoples who lived in the area and gave it its name, which means "maize land," among other things and refers to the Palisades.
 
Weehawken is an affluent residential community packed with historic sites, monuments, and other attractions.
 

What to Love

 
  • Prime Hudson River-front real estate with stunning views
  • Close-knit community living
  • Parks and green spaces the whole family can enjoy
 

Local Lifestyle

 
Weehawken has truly perfected the art of luxury living. Perched on prime riverfront land with breathtaking views of Manhattan, this community exudes ambiance and sophistication. The personality of this location brings forth an intimate communal feel, where everyone knows each other by name. This wraps around them like the warm embrace of home and grants them all the benefits of living in such an affluent area.
 
Whether taking a stroll along its winding sidewalks full of renowned restaurants and high-end retail stores or enjoying the lively nightlife, you will feel cultured and pampered here. What's more, all this comes without sacrificing creature comforts — Weehawken offers a friendly atmosphere that caters to all ages with a unique transport system and plenty of parks nearby for families to relax.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
Weehawken is bursting at the seams with luxury dining establishments hosting stunning panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline. New and longtime residents alike flock to Chart House and Molos for premier seafood fare with unrivaled vistas. The Highwood is another local favorite on the Hudson and serves delectably unforgettable cuisine made from reimagined classics in an elegant rustic ambiance.
 
For shopping, Shops at Lincoln Harbor is a top-choice shopping complex filled with both relaxed and upmarket chain eateries, ferry services, and a yacht club!
 

Things to Do

 
Weehawken is a wonderful community to live in, filled with many special places. Lincoln Harbor offers breathtaking views of the skyline, a variety of restaurants, wine bars, and nightlife by the waterfront. If you're looking for recreation, Hamilton Park is perfect for strolling or jogging around the lake, with plenty of ample green space to relax in.
 
Port Imperial is a beautifully-planned development on the Hudson River that provides a lively atmosphere packed with shopping, restaurants, and cafes alongside the central marina and pier. Finally, Boulevard East is a must-see scenic drive featuring spectacular views of Manhattan. You can explore all Weehawken offers, like these key spots, or discover even more magical locations through its local parks and walkable neighborhoods. No matter what activity you choose or where your journey takes you, there's always something to do in Weehawken!
 

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Overview for Weehawken, NJ

53,283 people live in Weehawken, where the median age is 32.5 and the average individual income is $93,084.82. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,283

Total Population

32.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$93,084.82

Average individual Income

Schools in Weehawken, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Weehawken. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Mustard Seed School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
The Hudson School
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
Stevens Cooperative School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hoboken Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Hoboken Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Elysian Charter School of Hoboken
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
Hoboken Dual Language Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Thomas G. Connors Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Wallace Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
All Saints Episcopal Day School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Apple Montessori Schools - Hoboken
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Joseph F Brandt Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Hoboken Catholic Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Hoboken Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Apple Montessori Of Hoboken
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available

Demographics and Employment Data for Weehawken, NJ

Weehawken has 24,983 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Weehawken do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 53,283 people call Weehawken home. The population density is 42,619.22 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

53,283

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.5

Median Age

49.81 / 50.19%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
24,983

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$93,084.82

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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