Saddle Brook is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 14,098 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Saddle Brook is the 143rd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Saddle Brook 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.
Saddle Brook is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Saddle Brook is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saddle Brook who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), management occupations (12.69%), and sales jobs (11.79%).
Also of interest is that Saddle Brook has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Saddle Brook 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.
In terms of college education, Saddle Brook is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.90% of adults in Saddle Brook have a college degree.
The per capita income in Saddle Brook in 2010 was $37,454, which is middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,816 for a family of four. However, Saddle Brook contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Saddle Brook is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Saddle Brook home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saddle Brook residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Saddle Brook also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Saddle Brook include Irish, German, Polish, and Dutch.
Saddle Brook also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.67%.
The most common language spoken in Saddle Brook is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.