Hoboken Population skyrockets 30%!!

2/3/2011:

Hoboken becomes 5th most populous in Hudson County

I knew this was going to happen. The Census Results were released today – and Hoboken’s population grew a staggering 30% since 2000 – even surpassing Kearny and West New York.

Hoboken hasn’t had a population this big since 1950.

And you think we can lay off more cops?

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PS – this number is most likely even higher. I know countless people who refused to partake in the census.

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17 Comments on "Hoboken Population skyrockets 30%!!"


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Evelyn
5 years 8 days ago

Now it makes sense why we keep getting more pizza places!

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NorthKrissy
5 years 8 days ago

Praying that they don’t stuff more condo buildings uptown. Is it really necessary to fill every plot with construction? Judging from some recent plans I saw, the proposed park space was a joke. A way to halt building until the house in order is a good idea.

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WorldBFree
5 years 8 days ago

p.s. i think countless people also refused to take part in the 2000 census.

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5 years 8 days ago

What are people’s reasons for “refusing to take part in the census” other than stubbornness? If it’s for libertarian and/or constitutional reasons, or even if you think the census is some sort of Obama communist ACORN conspiracy that Jeff Boss witnessed the NSA arrange, you can just fill out the bare minimum information so at least you’re counted in the population totals.

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BamBam
5 years 8 days ago

Regardless of what the nutty conspiracists did to foil the official government population count, many more took the census seriously and got counted. The final numbers now speak volumes about the desirability of this city as an alternative to the skyscraper metropolis across the river. Yes, it has many flaws and its government still operates in many ways like a mom-and-pop shop, but it’s always been the people that made history in this city. Fifty thousand people — many of them highly educated and working professionals — squeezed into one square mile is a force to reckon with. A thirty… Read more »

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