Haddonfield is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 11,317 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Haddonfield is the 176th largest community in New Jersey. Much of the housing stock in Haddonfield was built prior to World War II, 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 95.96% 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 (18.19%), healthcare (13.76%), and teaching (10.83%).
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.
In addition, Haddonfield is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
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.
If knowledge is power, Haddonfield is a pretty powerful place. 77.23% of the adults in Haddonfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Haddonfield in 2018 was $76,581, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $306,324 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 Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Haddonfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.