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Secaucus is a town in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian term variously translated as "salt marsh," "black snake" and "where the snake hides."
The latitude of Secaucus is 40.789N. The longitude is -74.056W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,735.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Secaucus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07094 ZIP code.
13% of Secaucus residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Secaucus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Secaucus was $31,684, compared with $21,587 nationally.
29% of Secaucus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Secaucus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $788. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,682.
Libraries in Secaucus include Secaucus Free Public Library ... View libraries
Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Secaucus political report.
The average commute time for Secaucus workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Secaucus between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Secaucus include Amerisuites, Courtyard Meadowland Secaucus, Crowne Plaza Meadowlands, Extended Stay America, Holiday Inn Harmon Meadow, Homestead Secaucus, Meadowlands Plaza Hotel, Red Roof Inn.
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