North Haledon is a somewhat small borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 8,512 people and just one neighborhood, North Haledon is the 234th largest community in New Jersey.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in North Haledon 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.
Occupations and Workforce
North Haledon is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Haledon is a borough of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Haledon who work in management occupations (16.76%), sales jobs (12.22%) and office and administrative support (10.87%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, North Haledon is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, North Haledon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, North Haledon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is North Haledon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.