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The Harper at Harmon Meadow Apartments
100 Harmon Meadow Blvd
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
$1,777
597 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,030
731 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,967
1085 sqft
Last updated November 26 at 05:27 AM
With an on-site business center, clubhouse, gym and pool, this community isn't short on amenities. Apartments include walk-in closets, patios/balconies and in-unit laundry. It's just minutes from The Plaza at Harmon Meadow and Hackensack River.
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12 Units Available
Osprey Cove
45 Meadowlands Pky
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
$1,783
603 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,787
770 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,481
1107 sqft
Last updated November 26 at 05:27 AM
Eco-friendly and spacious apartments with views of the Hackensack River. Apartments contain modern features such as walk-in closets, granite surfaces, and air-conditioning. Nearby Highway 495 runs straight into New York City.
1 Unit Available
177 HUBER ST
177 Huber Street
Secaucus, NJ | North End
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
1000 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
A lovely 3 bedroom 1 bath apartment easy commute to NYC, Includes multiple NJ Transit bus routes & the Train Station.
1 Unit Available
40 MARINA KEY
40 Marina Ky
Secaucus, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$3,200
1780 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
3 Bedrooms /2.5 Baths ,Newer Kitchen w/granite tops & SS appliances ,new gas Range. HW floors throughout this open floor plan.
1 Unit Available
174 FRONT ST
174 Front Street
Secaucus, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Conveniently located 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment in the heart of Secaucus. This second floor unit boasts large bedrooms with beautiful hard wood floors along with deep closets.
1 Unit Available
1214 HARMON COVE TOWER
1214 Harmon Cove Tower
Secaucus, NJ
1 Bedroom
$2,500
1120 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
STUNNING, completely renovated oversized 1 bedroom/ 1.5 bath home featuring a beautiful open concept floor plan and rare ROOFTOP TERRACE. The foyer is accented with custom glass built-in lighted display units.
1 Unit Available
825 9TH ST
825 9th St
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,650
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Spacious 1 bed / 1 bath basement unit in the heart of Secaucus. Bus stop to NYC transportation & Secaucus junction steps away from from door. Minutes away from town center filled with restaurants & stores.
1 Unit Available
224 HARMON COVE TOWER
224 Harmon Cove Tower
Secaucus, NJ
Studio
$2,250
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Find studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for rent at 224 HARMON COVE TOWER in Secaucus. View photos, descriptions and more!
1 Unit Available
180 FRONT ST
180 Front Street
Secaucus, NJ
2 Bedrooms
$1,750
1000 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Beautiful, updated 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, with newer kitchen, stainless steel appliances. Apt comes with parking space. Located short distance to the Center of Town and BUS STOP across the street for NYC transportation.
1 Unit Available
1364 Paterson Plank Rd A
1364 Paterson Plank Rd
Secaucus, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,720
675 sqft
Last updated November 26 at 10:28 AM
1BR APARTMENT IN SECAUCUS, LAUNDRY, PARKING, A/C - Property Id: 407690 NO BROKER FEE! ASTONISHING 1 BR APARTMENTS FOR RENT, LAUNDRY ROOM, A/C, PARKING INCLUDED! *PLEASE INQUIRE ONLY IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS BELOW* SEVERAL UNITS AVAILABLE!
1 Unit Available
14 Acorn Rd
14 Acorn Rd
Secaucus, NJ | North End
1 Bedroom
$1,300
Last updated November 26 at 10:28 AM
Nice 1 bedroom available - Property Id: 366585 Nice 1 bedroom apartment available. Located on the north side with river views. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.
1 Unit Available
259 Grace Ave
259 Grace Ave
Secaucus, NJ | North End
1 Bedroom
$1,550
1000 sqft
Last updated April 4 at 11:15 AM
1 BEDROOM - Property Id: 254148 BEAUTIFUL 1 BEDROOM, KITCHEN, LIVING ROOM, ALL NEW STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, WASHER/DRYER, 2 MINI SPLIT AIR CONDITIONERS, PRIVATE ENTRANCE, PARKING IN FRONT, 1 BLOCK TO NYC TRANSPORTATION AND MAJOR ROADS, IDEAL FOR
1 Unit Available
2 ARN TERRACE
2 Arn Terrace
Secaucus, NJ | North End
4 Bedrooms
$3,888
3000 sqft
Last updated March 12 at 04:59 AM
FULLY RENOVATED with 3 levels of living this spectacular Cape Cod in the Urban Oasis of Secaucus comes with 4 Spacious Bedrooms / 3 Full Baths. Parking for 4 cars.
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The Monarch
100 Schindler Court
East Rutherford, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,920
762 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,355
1140 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 26 at 07:41 PM
Good news! The BNE Leasing Teams are now taking on-site tours by. While on tour, we require that all guests wear a face mask. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.
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14 Units Available
Avalon North Bergen
5665 Kennedy Blvd
North Bergen, NJ
Studio
$1,654
636 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,874
863 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,452
1243 sqft
Last updated November 26 at 01:09 PM
Sleek apartments near North Hudson Park. Tenants have access to a shuffleboard, pool table and barbecue area. Easy access to the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Station and I-95.
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10 Units Available
Hudson Mews
1305 Paterson Plank Road
North Bergen, NJ
Studio
$1,715
564 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,960
819 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,410
1179 sqft
Last updated November 26 at 05:27 AM
Hudson Mews is a part of vibrant North Bergen, New Jersey. Residents at the Hudson Mews can select between gorgeous studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom residents.
1 Unit Available
4610 Liberty Ave
4610 Liberty Ave
North Bergen, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
Last updated November 27 at 12:30 AM
Welcome to this spacious 2nd floor unit! This unit boasts an open floor concept with a massive living room/dining room area. Hardwood floors throughout! Plenty of storage and closet space. The unit boasts new windows and great insulation.
1 Unit Available
1417 11th St
1417 11th Street
North Bergen, NJ
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
Last updated November 27 at 12:30 AM
Welcome to this newly renovated unit! It boasts 3 Bedrooms and 1 Full bath. The open floor layout and high ceilings make this unit a pleasure to be in. The kitchen is supplied with Samsung stainless steel appliances.
1 Unit Available
208 TERRACE AVE
208 Terrace Avenue
Jersey City, NJ | The Heights
Studio
$2,700
3 Bedrooms
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6 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
WELCOME TO THE HEIGHTS! MOVE RIGHT IN TO THIS AMAZING TURN KEY RENTAL! CLOSE TO ALL MAJOR HIGHWAYS, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AND NYC!!! THIS IS A MUST SEE! PRICED TO RENT!!!
1 Unit Available
902 22ND ST
902 22nd Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$1,990
900 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Stunning 2 bedroom with 1bath apartment located in the heart of Union City. Features all stainless steel appliances including microwave, gas range, dishwasher. Brand new kitchen, bathroom, floors, freshly painted and new rug.
1 Unit Available
6116 WASHINGTON ST
6116 Washington Street
West New York, NJ
1 Bedroom
$1,500
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
RECENTLY RENOVATED 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT. NEW TILED FLOORS THROUGHOUT. UPDATED KITCHEN WITH TOP OF THE LINE STAINLESS APPLIANCES AND MARBLE COUNTER TOP. STEPS FROM NYC TRANSPORTATION ON JFK BLVD.
1 Unit Available
189 TERRACE AVE
189 Terrace Avenue
Jersey City, NJ | The Heights
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
3 BED 3 BATH - Well maintained...in great location in one of the most desirable part of Jersey City Heights. Master Bedroom is attached to Bath with DUAL showers including Jacuzzi. Hardwood floors and Tiles through out.
1 Unit Available
77 NELSON AVE
77 Nelson Avenue
Jersey City, NJ | The Heights
4 Bedrooms
$1,900
1200 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
WOW - UTILITIES INCLUDED IN RENT! Large four-bedroom space close to New York, Hoboken, Downtown Jersey City, and public transportation. Plenty of natural light! Available to move in immediately. Laundromat and grocery store are steps away.
1 Unit Available
207 CONGRESS ST
207 Congress Street
Jersey City, NJ | The Heights
3 Bedrooms
$2,300
1300 sqft
Last updated November 27 at 12:29 AM
Move right into this beautiful 1300 sqft. 3 bed/2 bath apartment in a great Heights location! Open concept floor plan with spacious living & dining room. Kitchen features newly installed granite countertops. Hardwood floors throughout.
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City Guide

Secaucus
The unusual facilities that once occupied Secaucus included a penitentiary, lunatic asylum, an almshouse and a quarry. However, the industries that gave the town a less-than-fragrant reputation were more than 50 pig farms, where the porcine creatures outnumbered humans by 16 to one. Thankfully for residents with sensitive noses, the last of these pork-related industries closed in the 1950's.
The unusual facilities that once occupied Secaucus included a penitentiary, lunatic asylum, an almshouse and a quarry. However, the industries that gave the town a less-than-fragrant reputation were more than 50 pig farms, where the porcine creatures outnumbered humans by 16 to one. Thankfully for residents with sensitive noses, the last of these pork-related industries closed in the 1950's.

The preponderance of single-unit homes, lack of residential and commercial towers, a nearby river and over 20 parks grant residents of Secaucus a welcome suburban respite from the urban ills of New York City. If you work in logistics, warehousing or distribution, you don't even have to leave the community to find employment; the town is a major center for those industries. Job growth within the town is expected to equal or exceed that of the rest of the country, according to Sperling's Best Places.

Moving to Secaucus

Your potential landlord is interested in three main things when you apply for a rental.

Do you make enough money?

Most management companies want to confine your housing expenses to no more than a quarter of your pretax income. One way to improve this factor is to pay off as much of you existing debt as possible. Fewer expenses mean you're more likely to have money each month to pay your required fees.

What's your credit?

Landlords study your credit report to find out how good you are at meeting your financial responsibilities. If you want to see what they see, order your report for free at AnnualCreditReport.com. If it lists bankruptcies or foreclosures, you won't necessarily be excluded from renting. But if you owe money to another apartment complex, you may find it difficult to find a rental anywhere.

What kind of a tenant are you?

The only way your potential apartment managers can answer this question is by asking about you from your previous landlords. Give them a positive heads-up by asking your current and previous landlords for letters of recommendation. Enclose copies of these good vibes with your rental application.

Moving to Secaucus
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Your potential landlord is interested in three main things when you apply for a rental.

Do you make enough money?

Most management companies want to confine your housing expenses to no more than a quarter of your pretax income. One way to improve this factor is to pay off as much of you existing debt as possible. Fewer expenses mean you're more likely to have money each month to pay your required fees.

What's your credit?

Landlords study your credit report to find out how good you are at meeting your financial responsibilities. If you want to see what they see, order your report for free at AnnualCreditReport.com. If it lists bankruptcies or foreclosures, you won't necessarily be excluded from renting. But if you owe money to another apartment complex, you may find it difficult to find a rental anywhere.

What kind of a tenant are you?

The only way your potential apartment managers can answer this question is by asking about you from your previous landlords. Give them a positive heads-up by asking your current and previous landlords for letters of recommendation. Enclose copies of these good vibes with your rental application.

Neighborhood

AreaVibes ranks Secaucus as extremely livable, with a score of 79 out of a high of 100. The town scores an A+ for amenities such as groceries, shopping, parks and entertainment. It scores a C for weather, given its location in the northeast part of the country. The B+ for employment comes from an income per capita that's slightly greater than the New Jersey average and far higher than the national average.

In terms of violent and property crime, Secaucus is safer than the state, according to NeighborhoodScout. Your chances of becoming a victim of violence is only 1 in 1,032 in the town, compared to 1 in 345 for New Jersey.

All types of homes are scattered about the city's four main neighborhoods.

Northern Secaucus: Want single-family places for rent in Secaucus? You'll find them in this neighborhood with options ranging from Cape Cod style to split level. If you value green (natural, not monetarily), you'll enjoy the proximity to Schmidts Wood Park, Mill Creek Point Park and Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation Area.

Town Center: If a shopping bag and charge card are your primary fashion accessories, you can display them at this retail hub. Housing tends toward the medium and small with rental apartments in buildings with two, three or four units. Depending on who you ask, The Plaza at Harmon Meadows, a major collection of stores, is either part of this neighborhood or belongs to Northern Secaucus.

Circle Avenue and Ups Drive: Vintage lovers can enjoy the walkable, well-established and tree-lined streets on foot here to admire the residences built before 1969. The maturity of the surroundings makes this the most desirable (and least affordable) community in the city.

Southern Secaucus: This area is popular with commuters because the Secaucus Junction Train Station offers traffic-free access to Newark, Hoboken and Manhattan. You're in good company with your search for apartments because most of the residents are renters. In the highly desirable Harmon Cove, you won't find rental apartments because it's a condo community. If you can score a unit for lease, you can enjoy community swimming pools, basketball courts and playgrounds that nobody else in Secaucus can.

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AreaVibes ranks Secaucus as extremely livable, with a score of 79 out of a high of 100. The town scores an A+ for amenities such as groceries, shopping, parks and entertainment. It scores a C for weather, given its location in the northeast part of the country. The B+ for employment comes from an income per capita that's slightly greater than the New Jersey average and far higher than the national average.

In terms of violent and property crime, Secaucus is safer than the state, according to NeighborhoodScout. Your chances of becoming a victim of violence is only 1 in 1,032 in the town, compared to 1 in 345 for New Jersey.

All types of homes are scattered about the city's four main neighborhoods.

Northern Secaucus: Want single-family places for rent in Secaucus? You'll find them in this neighborhood with options ranging from Cape Cod style to split level. If you value green (natural, not monetarily), you'll enjoy the proximity to Schmidts Wood Park, Mill Creek Point Park and Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation Area.

Town Center: If a shopping bag and charge card are your primary fashion accessories, you can display them at this retail hub. Housing tends toward the medium and small with rental apartments in buildings with two, three or four units. Depending on who you ask, The Plaza at Harmon Meadows, a major collection of stores, is either part of this neighborhood or belongs to Northern Secaucus.

Circle Avenue and Ups Drive: Vintage lovers can enjoy the walkable, well-established and tree-lined streets on foot here to admire the residences built before 1969. The maturity of the surroundings makes this the most desirable (and least affordable) community in the city.

Southern Secaucus: This area is popular with commuters because the Secaucus Junction Train Station offers traffic-free access to Newark, Hoboken and Manhattan. You're in good company with your search for apartments because most of the residents are renters. In the highly desirable Harmon Cove, you won't find rental apartments because it's a condo community. If you can score a unit for lease, you can enjoy community swimming pools, basketball courts and playgrounds that nobody else in Secaucus can.

Life in Secaucus

The southern part of town acts as the center for light manufacturing and industry, forming a convenient base if you work in those businesses. It also contains the main draw for shoppers outside the town: outlet centers. Manufacturers' outlets boast big bargains, especially when compared with stores in New York City. You can also find warehouse outlets here, with buying typically confined to the stores in the front. However, occasionally, the storehouses in the back open to the public for exceptional finds.

For outdoor activity that costs nothing, try Mill Creek Marsh, a 209-acre wetlands preserve that's home to over 260 types of birds, including shorebirds and 15 endangered species. The 1.5-mile-long Mill Creek Marsh Trail provides a convenient vantage point for bird-watching.

To view fowl from the water, you can rent canoes and kayaks at Laurel Hill Park. The recreational area also features lighted ball fields, a walkway fronting the river and public boat ramps for launching your own vessel.

The annual Hometown Street Fair gathers residents together for three days of musical performances, craft booths, food, rides and carnival games. The Meadowlands Exposition Center plays host to some of the region's biggest trade shows and events from talent competitions to design shows. The center offers 6,000 free parking spaces and is ringed by restaurants, entertainment and retail for pre- and post-event delights. If you don't mind hopping across the river, you can indulge your passion for thoroughbred and harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Secaucus acts as a convenient residence for those who need easy access to New York but want less-crowded suburban living. NJ 3 and part of the New Jersey Turnpike allow easy access by car to nearby cities. The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction train station, with over 1,000 parking spots, puts Manhattan about 10 minutes away. New Jersey Transit provides bus service and Newark Liberty International Airport handles air transportation.

Life in Secaucus
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The southern part of town acts as the center for light manufacturing and industry, forming a convenient base if you work in those businesses. It also contains the main draw for shoppers outside the town: outlet centers. Manufacturers' outlets boast big bargains, especially when compared with stores in New York City. You can also find warehouse outlets here, with buying typically confined to the stores in the front. However, occasionally, the storehouses in the back open to the public for exceptional finds.

For outdoor activity that costs nothing, try Mill Creek Marsh, a 209-acre wetlands preserve that's home to over 260 types of birds, including shorebirds and 15 endangered species. The 1.5-mile-long Mill Creek Marsh Trail provides a convenient vantage point for bird-watching.

To view fowl from the water, you can rent canoes and kayaks at Laurel Hill Park. The recreational area also features lighted ball fields, a walkway fronting the river and public boat ramps for launching your own vessel.

The annual Hometown Street Fair gathers residents together for three days of musical performances, craft booths, food, rides and carnival games. The Meadowlands Exposition Center plays host to some of the region's biggest trade shows and events from talent competitions to design shows. The center offers 6,000 free parking spaces and is ringed by restaurants, entertainment and retail for pre- and post-event delights. If you don't mind hopping across the river, you can indulge your passion for thoroughbred and harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Secaucus acts as a convenient residence for those who need easy access to New York but want less-crowded suburban living. NJ 3 and part of the New Jersey Turnpike allow easy access by car to nearby cities. The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction train station, with over 1,000 parking spots, puts Manhattan about 10 minutes away. New Jersey Transit provides bus service and Newark Liberty International Airport handles air transportation.

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City Guide

Secaucus
The unusual facilities that once occupied Secaucus included a penitentiary, lunatic asylum, an almshouse and a quarry. However, the industries that gave the town a less-than-fragrant reputation were more than 50 pig farms, where the porcine creatures outnumbered humans by 16 to one. Thankfully for residents with sensitive noses, the last of these pork-related industries closed in the 1950's.
The unusual facilities that once occupied Secaucus included a penitentiary, lunatic asylum, an almshouse and a quarry. However, the industries that gave the town a less-than-fragrant reputation were more than 50 pig farms, where the porcine creatures outnumbered humans by 16 to one. Thankfully for residents with sensitive noses, the last of these pork-related industries closed in the 1950's.

The preponderance of single-unit homes, lack of residential and commercial towers, a nearby river and over 20 parks grant residents of Secaucus a welcome suburban respite from the urban ills of New York City. If you work in logistics, warehousing or distribution, you don't even have to leave the community to find employment; the town is a major center for those industries. Job growth within the town is expected to equal or exceed that of the rest of the country, according to Sperling's Best Places.

Moving to Secaucus

Your potential landlord is interested in three main things when you apply for a rental.

Do you make enough money?

Most management companies want to confine your housing expenses to no more than a quarter of your pretax income. One way to improve this factor is to pay off as much of you existing debt as possible. Fewer expenses mean you're more likely to have money each month to pay your required fees.

What's your credit?

Landlords study your credit report to find out how good you are at meeting your financial responsibilities. If you want to see what they see, order your report for free at AnnualCreditReport.com. If it lists bankruptcies or foreclosures, you won't necessarily be excluded from renting. But if you owe money to another apartment complex, you may find it difficult to find a rental anywhere.

What kind of a tenant are you?

The only way your potential apartment managers can answer this question is by asking about you from your previous landlords. Give them a positive heads-up by asking your current and previous landlords for letters of recommendation. Enclose copies of these good vibes with your rental application.

Moving to Secaucus
+

Your potential landlord is interested in three main things when you apply for a rental.

Do you make enough money?

Most management companies want to confine your housing expenses to no more than a quarter of your pretax income. One way to improve this factor is to pay off as much of you existing debt as possible. Fewer expenses mean you're more likely to have money each month to pay your required fees.

What's your credit?

Landlords study your credit report to find out how good you are at meeting your financial responsibilities. If you want to see what they see, order your report for free at AnnualCreditReport.com. If it lists bankruptcies or foreclosures, you won't necessarily be excluded from renting. But if you owe money to another apartment complex, you may find it difficult to find a rental anywhere.

What kind of a tenant are you?

The only way your potential apartment managers can answer this question is by asking about you from your previous landlords. Give them a positive heads-up by asking your current and previous landlords for letters of recommendation. Enclose copies of these good vibes with your rental application.

Neighborhood

AreaVibes ranks Secaucus as extremely livable, with a score of 79 out of a high of 100. The town scores an A+ for amenities such as groceries, shopping, parks and entertainment. It scores a C for weather, given its location in the northeast part of the country. The B+ for employment comes from an income per capita that's slightly greater than the New Jersey average and far higher than the national average.

In terms of violent and property crime, Secaucus is safer than the state, according to NeighborhoodScout. Your chances of becoming a victim of violence is only 1 in 1,032 in the town, compared to 1 in 345 for New Jersey.

All types of homes are scattered about the city's four main neighborhoods.

Northern Secaucus: Want single-family places for rent in Secaucus? You'll find them in this neighborhood with options ranging from Cape Cod style to split level. If you value green (natural, not monetarily), you'll enjoy the proximity to Schmidts Wood Park, Mill Creek Point Park and Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation Area.

Town Center: If a shopping bag and charge card are your primary fashion accessories, you can display them at this retail hub. Housing tends toward the medium and small with rental apartments in buildings with two, three or four units. Depending on who you ask, The Plaza at Harmon Meadows, a major collection of stores, is either part of this neighborhood or belongs to Northern Secaucus.

Circle Avenue and Ups Drive: Vintage lovers can enjoy the walkable, well-established and tree-lined streets on foot here to admire the residences built before 1969. The maturity of the surroundings makes this the most desirable (and least affordable) community in the city.

Southern Secaucus: This area is popular with commuters because the Secaucus Junction Train Station offers traffic-free access to Newark, Hoboken and Manhattan. You're in good company with your search for apartments because most of the residents are renters. In the highly desirable Harmon Cove, you won't find rental apartments because it's a condo community. If you can score a unit for lease, you can enjoy community swimming pools, basketball courts and playgrounds that nobody else in Secaucus can.

Neighborhood
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AreaVibes ranks Secaucus as extremely livable, with a score of 79 out of a high of 100. The town scores an A+ for amenities such as groceries, shopping, parks and entertainment. It scores a C for weather, given its location in the northeast part of the country. The B+ for employment comes from an income per capita that's slightly greater than the New Jersey average and far higher than the national average.

In terms of violent and property crime, Secaucus is safer than the state, according to NeighborhoodScout. Your chances of becoming a victim of violence is only 1 in 1,032 in the town, compared to 1 in 345 for New Jersey.

All types of homes are scattered about the city's four main neighborhoods.

Northern Secaucus: Want single-family places for rent in Secaucus? You'll find them in this neighborhood with options ranging from Cape Cod style to split level. If you value green (natural, not monetarily), you'll enjoy the proximity to Schmidts Wood Park, Mill Creek Point Park and Hackensack Meadowlands Conservation Area.

Town Center: If a shopping bag and charge card are your primary fashion accessories, you can display them at this retail hub. Housing tends toward the medium and small with rental apartments in buildings with two, three or four units. Depending on who you ask, The Plaza at Harmon Meadows, a major collection of stores, is either part of this neighborhood or belongs to Northern Secaucus.

Circle Avenue and Ups Drive: Vintage lovers can enjoy the walkable, well-established and tree-lined streets on foot here to admire the residences built before 1969. The maturity of the surroundings makes this the most desirable (and least affordable) community in the city.

Southern Secaucus: This area is popular with commuters because the Secaucus Junction Train Station offers traffic-free access to Newark, Hoboken and Manhattan. You're in good company with your search for apartments because most of the residents are renters. In the highly desirable Harmon Cove, you won't find rental apartments because it's a condo community. If you can score a unit for lease, you can enjoy community swimming pools, basketball courts and playgrounds that nobody else in Secaucus can.

Life in Secaucus

The southern part of town acts as the center for light manufacturing and industry, forming a convenient base if you work in those businesses. It also contains the main draw for shoppers outside the town: outlet centers. Manufacturers' outlets boast big bargains, especially when compared with stores in New York City. You can also find warehouse outlets here, with buying typically confined to the stores in the front. However, occasionally, the storehouses in the back open to the public for exceptional finds.

For outdoor activity that costs nothing, try Mill Creek Marsh, a 209-acre wetlands preserve that's home to over 260 types of birds, including shorebirds and 15 endangered species. The 1.5-mile-long Mill Creek Marsh Trail provides a convenient vantage point for bird-watching.

To view fowl from the water, you can rent canoes and kayaks at Laurel Hill Park. The recreational area also features lighted ball fields, a walkway fronting the river and public boat ramps for launching your own vessel.

The annual Hometown Street Fair gathers residents together for three days of musical performances, craft booths, food, rides and carnival games. The Meadowlands Exposition Center plays host to some of the region's biggest trade shows and events from talent competitions to design shows. The center offers 6,000 free parking spaces and is ringed by restaurants, entertainment and retail for pre- and post-event delights. If you don't mind hopping across the river, you can indulge your passion for thoroughbred and harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Secaucus acts as a convenient residence for those who need easy access to New York but want less-crowded suburban living. NJ 3 and part of the New Jersey Turnpike allow easy access by car to nearby cities. The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction train station, with over 1,000 parking spots, puts Manhattan about 10 minutes away. New Jersey Transit provides bus service and Newark Liberty International Airport handles air transportation.

Life in Secaucus
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The southern part of town acts as the center for light manufacturing and industry, forming a convenient base if you work in those businesses. It also contains the main draw for shoppers outside the town: outlet centers. Manufacturers' outlets boast big bargains, especially when compared with stores in New York City. You can also find warehouse outlets here, with buying typically confined to the stores in the front. However, occasionally, the storehouses in the back open to the public for exceptional finds.

For outdoor activity that costs nothing, try Mill Creek Marsh, a 209-acre wetlands preserve that's home to over 260 types of birds, including shorebirds and 15 endangered species. The 1.5-mile-long Mill Creek Marsh Trail provides a convenient vantage point for bird-watching.

To view fowl from the water, you can rent canoes and kayaks at Laurel Hill Park. The recreational area also features lighted ball fields, a walkway fronting the river and public boat ramps for launching your own vessel.

The annual Hometown Street Fair gathers residents together for three days of musical performances, craft booths, food, rides and carnival games. The Meadowlands Exposition Center plays host to some of the region's biggest trade shows and events from talent competitions to design shows. The center offers 6,000 free parking spaces and is ringed by restaurants, entertainment and retail for pre- and post-event delights. If you don't mind hopping across the river, you can indulge your passion for thoroughbred and harness racing at the Meadowlands Racetrack.

Secaucus acts as a convenient residence for those who need easy access to New York but want less-crowded suburban living. NJ 3 and part of the New Jersey Turnpike allow easy access by car to nearby cities. The Frank R. Lautenberg Secaucus Junction train station, with over 1,000 parking spots, puts Manhattan about 10 minutes away. New Jersey Transit provides bus service and Newark Liberty International Airport handles air transportation.