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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Haledon who work in office and administrative support (20.48%), sales jobs (11.29%), and management occupations (8.52%).
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.
Even though Haledon is a smaller borough, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The overall education level of Haledon is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.09% of adults 25 and older in the borough have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Haledon in 2010 was $27,798, 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 $111,192 for a family of four. However, Haledon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Haledon is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Haledon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haledon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Haledon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 43.37% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Haledon include Irish, German, Syrian, and Jordanian.
Haledon also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.14%.
The most common language spoken in Haledon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.