Hasbrouck Heights, NJ


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Hasbrouck Heights is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,227 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hasbrouck Heights is the 171st largest community in New Jersey.

Housing costs in Hasbrouck Heights 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.

Hasbrouck Heights is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 85.80% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hasbrouck Heights is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hasbrouck Heights who work in management occupations (14.38%), sales jobs (12.29%), and office and administrative support (11.98%).

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

Because of many things, Hasbrouck Heights is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hasbrouck Heights a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Hasbrouck Heights has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hasbrouck Heights’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

In Hasbrouck Heights, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Hasbrouck Heights is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Hasbrouck Heights ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Hasbrouck Heights, 40.88% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Hasbrouck Heights in 2010 was $37,855, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,420 for a family of four. However, Hasbrouck Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hasbrouck Heights is a very ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Hasbrouck Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hasbrouck Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Hasbrouck Heights also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.21% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hasbrouck Heights include Irish, German, Polish, and Egyptian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Hasbrouck Heights's cultural character, accounting for 21.88% of the borough’s population.

The most common language spoken in Hasbrouck Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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