Haledon is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,451 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Haledon is the 239th largest community in New Jersey.
Haledon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Haledon is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haledon who work in office and administrative support (20.16%), sales jobs (11.67%), and management occupations (9.19%).
Also of interest is that Haledon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of Haledon overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Haledon, 24.60% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Haledon in 2010 was $27,147, which is low income relative to New Jersey, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,588 for a family of four. However, Haledon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Haledon is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Haledon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Haledon, accounting for 42.43% of the borough’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Haledon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Haledon include German, Irish, Syrian, and Jordanian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Haledon's cultural character, accounting for 29.56% of the borough’s population.
The most common language spoken in Haledon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.