Weehawken Township INFORMATION

Population: 12,115

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 44%
Single 56%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Weehawken Township has a similar population density. Weehawken Township is perfect for those who like the fast paced city environment.

14,253 Weehawken Township
27,441 New York

City Info

Weehawken Township, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Weehawken Township has a population density of 14,253, with 12,115 current residents.

Out of the 12,115 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 44% of the residents are married and 56% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 60% Sun
  • 44% Rain
  • 27% Snow


55°F average temperature

  • 215 years Median home age
  • $494,500 Median home price
  • -14.51% Home appreciation rate
  • 29.69% Annual property tax
  • 29.3%
    Homes owned
  • 64.5%
    Homes rented
  • 6.2%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Weehawken Township, the air quality is 14% and the weather, on average, is 60% sunny, 44% rainy, and 27% snowy. The average temperature is 55°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Weehawken Township, you should know that 29.3% of homes are owned while 64.5% of homes are rented, and 6.2% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $494,500, the median age of homes is 215 years, the annual home appreciation is -14.51% and the annual property tax is 29.69%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Weehawken Township, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Weehawken Township’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Weehawken Township is 39 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 72.84% Democratic, 26.16% Republican, and 1.00% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:13


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 76%
    High school diploma
  • 3%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 24%
    Bachelors degree
  • 13%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Weehawken Township, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.20% of residents are unemployed in Weehawken Township (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Weehawken Township residents: 18.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 23.60% are in the arts and sciences field, 13.3% are in the customer service field, 29.1% are in the sales field, 0.08% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.3% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 11.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 75.72%, 3.29% of residents have an associate’s degree, 24.33% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 12.75% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Weehawken Township, you should be aware that the average commute time is 36 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Weehawken Township have a few different options. 41% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 42% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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