Little Falls is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 14,533 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Little Falls is the 138th largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Little Falls 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.
Little Falls is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.52% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Little Falls is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Little Falls who work in office and administrative support (18.60%), sales jobs (10.33%), and management occupations (8.54%).
Of important note, Little Falls is also a town of artists. Little Falls has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Little Falls’s character.
Also of interest is that Little Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Little Falls is a college town. There are a lot of students in Little Falls attending college, and as a result Little Falls provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Even though Little Falls is a smaller town, 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 population of Little Falls is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.45% of adults in Little Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Little Falls in 2010 was $35,629, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,516 for a family of four. However, Little Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Little Falls is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Little Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Little Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Little Falls also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.01% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Little Falls include Irish, Polish, German, and Russian.
Little Falls also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.68%.
The most common language spoken in Little Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.