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Old Today, 11:01 AM
 
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Next question where is the commute to and how often, etc?
it is weekdays commute to 221 river street Hoboken.
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Old Today, 11:12 AM
 
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it is weekdays commute to 221 river street Hoboken.
I prob missed the Hoboken part, note you can take various trains meaning NJ Transit or a PATH train which is half outdoors half underground, the PATH runs from NJ to Manhattan NYC several stops fyi.
Depends then on walk distance or parking etc.
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Old Today, 11:13 AM
 
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Thats only a block or two from subways (PATH) and trains,,,

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22...!4d-74.0277895
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Thats only a block or two from subways (PATH) and trains,,,

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22...!4d-74.0277895
True. Thanks for the info...
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The statewide average for the rental of a 2 bedroom apartment is a bit more than $1,400, but that average figure includes remote areas of South Jersey where the rents tend to be much cheaper, as well as ghetto areas that are generally not safe or desirable.
If you want to have a decent selection of 2 bedroom apartments in a community that is safe, has easy access to NJ Transit trains, and has a good school system, I would suggest that you increase your budget by $200-$300 per month.

Take a look at this very recent article:
An average N.J. resident needs to make this much to afford a 2-bedroom apartment | NJ.com
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Your kid is really young and it sounds like you don't plan on sticking around for longer than a year or two. It may make sense to concentrate on commute times to Hoboken and safety rather than schools, since schools in NJ are generally good.

NJ TRANSIT Rail Lines Map

Check out that map. The Main/Bergen County Line and the Pascack Valley Line have a lot of options for direct trains to Hoboken. Of those, the only ones I would NOT recommend for someone in your position and your budget are Paterson, Passaic, and maybe Garfield (although Garfield is not as bad as the other two). Every other town is just fine as far as safety, but there is varying degree of quality in the school systems which will reflect in the price. Northern Bergen County (towns north of River Edge on the Pascack Valley Line and north of Hawthorne on the Main Line) tend to have the best schools.
Thank you so much for this info. I am researching -

# Main Line (not yet zeroed in on location that fits my budget, checking Glen Rock -through- Mahwah)

# Montclair-Boonton Line ((a)Lake Hiawatha - affordable, have a family friend, less than 10 minute drive to Boonton Station, direct train to Hoboken (b) Mountain Lakes - very expensive, very less rentals available).
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