Haledon, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Haledon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Haledon had a population of 8,719 as of July 1, 2016. Haledon ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Haledon is located at latitude 40.937 and longitude -74.1889 in Passaic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Haledon (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Passaic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Borough of Haledon (GNIS ID: 885240) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Haledon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Haledon, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,719
Population in Households 8,681
Population in Familes 7,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 7,505
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 2,875
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,096
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,273 (41.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,602 (52.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $298,810
Average Home Value $310,998


Median Household Income $60,555
Average Household Income $74,998
Per Capita Income $24,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.72%
Households 0.55% 0.6%
Families 0.54% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Haledon, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Haledon to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 163 70th
Population Density1 # 54 90th
Diversity Index2 # 28 95th
Median Household Income # 392 28th
Per Capita Income # 485 11th

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