Haledon, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Haledon, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Haledon had a population of 8,826 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Haledon, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,826
Daytime Population: Workers 2,039
Daytime Population: Residents 4,722
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,761
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 8,788
Population in Familes 7,484
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 7,597
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $61,378
Average Household Income $78,061
Per Capita Income $25,863


Total Housing Units 3,026 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,272 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,634 (54.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 120 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $308,501
Average Home Value $314,878


Total Households 2,906
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,118
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.82% 0.71%
Households 0.62% 0.57%
Families 0.61% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.75%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

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, 2017 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 # 162 70th
Population Density # 53 90th
Diversity Index # 27 95th
Median Household Income # 393 28th
Per Capita Income # 479 12th

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