Situated on a peninsula between Newark Bay, Kill Van Kull and New York Bay in the Gateway Region, Bayonne is a city located in Hudson County of New Jersey state. The city has more than 70,000 people living as residents and was originally formed as a township from the portions of Bergen Township in 1861. In 1869, Bayonne was established as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature, which also resulted in the replacement of Bayonne Township.
Apart from having houses belonging to New Jersey real estate, the other forces which drive the economy of Bayonne are traditional manufacturing, maritime activities and distribution. The Cape Liberty Cruise Port located in Bayonne is a part of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Originally inhabited by Native Americans, Bayonne was claimed by the Netherlands when Henry Hudson discovered the Hudson River and places around it.
Spanning over 11.09 square miles, Bayonne shares its borders with Jersey City and is connected to Staten Island by the Bayonne Bridge. The main places of interest in Bayonne are the Bayonne Bridge, which is the fifth-largest steel arch bridge in the world, Bergen Point and a bird sanctuary on Shooters Island.
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