Hackettstown, NJ
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Hackettstown is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 9,579 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Hackettstown is the 208th largest community in New Jersey.

Hackettstown is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hackettstown is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hackettstown who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), sales jobs (11.25%), and management occupations (10.08%).

Also of interest is that Hackettstown has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The percentage of people in Hackettstown who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.72% of adults in Hackettstown have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hackettstown in 2010 was $30,348, which is lower middle income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,392 for a family of four. However, Hackettstown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hackettstown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hackettstown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hackettstown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hackettstown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.87% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hackettstown include Irish, German, Polish, and English.

Hackettstown also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.29%.

The most common language spoken in Hackettstown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.