Haddonfield, NJ
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Haddonfield is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,414 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Haddonfield is the 176th largest community in New Jersey. Haddonfield has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Housing costs in Haddonfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.

Haddonfield is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 95.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Haddonfield is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haddonfield who work in management occupations (16.15%), healthcare (12.24%), and sales jobs (11.53%).

Of important note, Haddonfield is also a borough of artists. Haddonfield has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Haddonfield’s character.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.05% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Haddonfield is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Haddonfield is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Haddonfield’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Even though Haddonfield is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Haddonfield. 73.06% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Haddonfield in 2010 was $63,925, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,700 for a family of four.

The people who call Haddonfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haddonfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Haddonfield include German, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Haddonfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.