Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

About Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ Real Estate Market

Ho-Ho-Kus has one of the most unique-sounding names among all the boroughs included in Bergen County in the state of New Jersey. Having a population of around 4,500 people, Ho-Ho-Kus is spread over 1.75 square miles and shares its borders with other boroughs like Waldwick, Washington Township, Saddle River, Hillsdale and Ridgewood.

The journey of Ho-Ho-Kus as a borough began in 1908 through an act of the New Jersey Legislature, after accounting for the portions of Orvil Township. It was destined to be a borough of Orvil, though.

While there are many stories behind how the borough was named Ho-Ho-Kus, the most popular one is that it found its origin in the Delaware Indian term “Mah-Ho-Ho-Kus”, which means “the red cedar”. The borough ranks consistently as one of the wealthiest communities in New Jersey, with an average median household income of more than $165,000.

Apart from the regular small-sized homes for sale in this NJ town, you can also find a few large mansions and holiday homes. It is one of those boroughs which have high-quality educational institutions, a low crime rate and higher standards of living due to its proximity to New York City. There are many historical landmarks in the borough, such as The Hermitage and Ho-Ho-Kus Inn.
Population:  4,078
Total Housing Units:  1,462
Single Family Homes:  1,436
General Tax Rate (2021):  2.250%
Effective Tax Rate (2021):  1.880%
Compare To Other Towns

Ho-Ho-Kus Market Indicators


Average Price* (12mo):  $1,108,404
Homes Sold* (12mo):  46

Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
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General Tax Rate (2021):  2.250%
Effective Tax Rate (2021):  1.880%

Ho-Ho-Kus Schools & Libraries


Public - Grade: PK - 8

70 Lloyd Rd, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423
Tel: 201-652-4555

Ho-Ho-Kus Public Library

91 Warren Ave, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423
Tel: 201-445-8078
Real estate inventory
Homes : $850,000 - 1,879,000 5 avail
Condos : -
Co-ops : -
Twnhs : -
2-4 Fam : -
5+ Fam : -
Land : -
Rentals : $2,800 - 5,000 3 avail
Mixd Use : -
Com S : -
Com L : -
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Union City 1 buildings
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Jersey City 9 buildings


office: 201-760-1100
84 E Ridgewood Ave, Suite 201
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-760-1100 (office)
201-760-1102 (fax)

Contact Info


Managing Partner
Broker Associate
646-279-8233 (cell)

Madisom Adams Broker Associate Helena Lobo-Zagorski

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Average Price reflects the average price of single family homes sold in particular town. It is calculated based on the twelve month moving average (geometric mean).

General Tax Rate is used to determine the amount of real estate tax levied upon a particular property. This rate is used to compute the tax bill.

Effective Tax Rate is used to compare of one district to another district based on the assumption that all districts are at 100% valuation. This rate has been computed by the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury using County Equalization Average Ratios. This rate is NOT to be used to compute the tax bill.

Homes Sold is the number of single family homes sold in a particular district in the past 12 month period.

Data Source: US Census 2010, NJ MLS, State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury