Hasbrouck Heights is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 12,147 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.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hasbrouck Heights is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (15.11%), office and administrative support (13.58%) and teaching (10.05%).
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.
In addition, Hasbrouck Heights 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.
Hasbrouck Heights 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, Hasbrouck Heights’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Even though Hasbrouck Heights 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 citizens of Hasbrouck Heights are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.58% of adults in Hasbrouck Heights have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hasbrouck Heights in 2010 was $38,404, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $153,616 for a family of four. However, Hasbrouck Heights contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hasbrouck Heights is a somewhat 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 12.22% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hasbrouck Heights include Italian, Irish, German, Polish and Egyptian.
Hasbrouck Heights also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.76%.
The languages spoken by people in Hasbrouck Heights are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Hasbrouck Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Korean.
|HASBROUCK HEIGHTS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,539|
|HASBROUCK HEIGHTS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||66.81%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||33.19%|
|TYPE OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.16%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.33%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||15.55%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||14.96%|
|SIZE OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||3.85%|
|AGE OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.25%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||9.67%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||58.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||28.24%|
|HASBROUCK HEIGHTS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$455,205|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,497|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||3.26%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.00%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||1.78%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||6.65%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||33.48%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||30.42%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||19.78%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||4.08%|
|PEOPLE OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.42%|
|5 TO 17||15.73%|
|18 TO 24||6.66%|
|25 TO 34||11.53%|
|35 TO 54||29.54%|
|55 TO 64||14.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.89%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.05%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$87,705|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$38,404|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.46%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (17.04%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.73%)
Information Technology (5.13%)
Public Service (4.32%)
Real estate (3.15%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.72%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.05%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.74%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.22%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (34.52%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (68.39%)
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