Hillsdale is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 10,482 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hillsdale is the 202nd largest community in New Jersey.
Hillsdale home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Hillsdale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hillsdale is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.71% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hillsdale is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsdale who work in office and administrative support (12.17%), management occupations (12.09%) and business and financial occupations (11.39%).
Also of interest is that Hillsdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.86% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Hillsdale 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.
Because of many things, Hillsdale is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Hillsdale 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, Hillsdale has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Hillsdale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Hillsdale, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Hillsdale is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Hillsdale. 52.88% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hillsdale in 2010 was $45,899, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $183,596 for a family of four.
Hillsdale is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Hillsdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hillsdale residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hillsdale include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, Russian and English.
Hillsdale also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.96%.
The most common language spoken in Hillsdale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,494|
|HILLSDALE HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.83%|
|TYPE OF HILLSDALE HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.85%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.15%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.81%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||6.97%|
|SIZE OF HILLSDALE HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.62%|
|AGE OF HILLSDALE HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.39%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||19.07%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||53.85%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||23.69%|
|HILLSDALE REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$554,951|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,298|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||1.16%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||0.63%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||1.49%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||4.14%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||14.93%|
|$427,001 - $533,000||25.89%|
|$533,001 - $800,000||44.92%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||5.10%|
|PEOPLE OF HILLSDALE||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||3.72%|
|5 TO 17||22.47%|
|18 TO 24||5.55%|
|25 TO 34||6.24%|
|35 TO 54||31.15%|
|55 TO 64||15.35%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||15.51%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.32%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$113,077|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$45,899|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||7.76%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (14.42%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.85%)
Information Technology (4.34%)
Public Service (3.68%)
Real estate (2.19%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.44%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.26%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.82%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.09%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||9.93%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (25.38%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (81.10%)
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