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 86.26% 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 (18.81%), sales jobs (9.59%), and management occupations (7.57%).
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.
Because there are quite a few people attending college in Little Falls, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Little Falls provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
In Little Falls, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Little Falls is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Little Falls are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.02% of adults in Little Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Little Falls in 2010 was $36,380, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,520 for a family of four. However, Little Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Little Falls is a very 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 13.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Little Falls include Irish, Polish, German, and English.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Little Falls's cultural character, accounting for 16.32% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Little Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.