Incorporated in 1898, the town of West New York, New Jersey replaced what was then known as Union Township. Only 8.8 miles from New York City, West New York is a great place to buy a home if you want a quieter, more peaceful lifestyle while still having easy access to the city and all of its great amenities. West New York is home to around 51,700 residents with a median household income around $50,000.
West New York in Hudson County is located on the New Jersey Palisades with the 07093 zip code. Part of the New York metro area, West New York is in the center of the North Hudson region. Bordered on the north by Guttenberg, on the south by Union City and Weehawken, on the east by the Hudson River and on the west by North Bergen, West New York is the highest point in the county which affords its residents with some great views.
The main commercial thoroughfare and shopping district in West New York is Bergenline Avenue. West New York’s Urban Enterprise Zone is comprised of parts of Bergenline Avenue from 49th to 67th Streets. Bergenline Avenue is the longest commercial avenue in the state and boasts more than 300 restaurants and retail stores. Bergenline runs the entire length of West New York and through North Bergen, Union City and Guttenberg as well. The largest concentration of retail stores is between the intersection of 32nd Street in Union City and 92nd Street in North Bergen. This area is often referred to as the “Miracle Mile.” In addition to being the place for great shopping and dining, it is also the route for the local parades, including the Cuban Day Parade, Dominican-American Parade and the annual Memorial Day Parade. With its rich history, great opportunities for shopping and dining and diverse real estate options, West New York is a great place to consider when looking for homes in the New York City metro area.
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