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North Haledon, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of North Haledon
Map of North Haledon in Passaic County. Inset: Location of Passaic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Map of North Haledon in Passaic County. Inset: Location of Passaic County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of North Haledon, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of North Haledon, New Jersey
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Passaic
Incorporated March 20, 1901
Area
 • Total 3.498 sq mi (9.061 km2)
 • Land 3.454 sq mi (8.946 km2)
 • Water 0.044 sq mi (0.115 km2)  1.27%
Area rank 314th of 566 in state
9th of 16 in county
Elevation 302 ft (92 m)
Population (2010 Census)
 • Total 8,417
 • Estimate (2015) 8,548
 • Rank 271st of 566 in state
13th of 16 in county
 • Density 2,436.8/sq mi (940.9/km2)
 • Density rank 253rd of 566 in state
11th of 16 in county
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 07508, 07538
Area code(s) 973
FIPS code 3403153040
GNIS feature ID 0885325
Website www.northhaledon.com

North Haledon is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 8,417, reflecting an increase of 497 (+6.3%) from the 7,920 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn declined by 67 (-0.8%) from the 7,987 counted in the 1990 Census.

North Haledon was formed as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 20, 1901, from portions of the now-defunct Manchester Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 3.498 square miles (9.061 km2), including 3.454 square miles (8.946 km2) of land and 0.044 square miles (0.115 km2) of water (1.27%).

The borough borders the municipalities of Haledon, Hawthorne, Prospect Park and Wayne in Passaic County; and Franklin Lakes and Wyckoff in Bergen County.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 749
1920 887 18.4%
1930 2,157 143.2%
1940 2,761 28.0%
1950 3,550 28.6%
1960 6,026 69.7%
1970 7,614 26.4%
1980 8,177 7.4%
1990 7,987 −2.3%
2000 7,920 −0.8%
2010 8,417 6.3%
Est. 2015 8,548 1.6%
Population sources: 1910-1920
1910 1910-1930
1930-1990 2000 2010

2010 Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,417 people, 3,123 households, and 2,386 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,436.8 per square mile (940.9/km2). There were 3,213 housing units at an average density of 930.2 per square mile (359.2/km2)*. The racial makeup of the borough was 91.53% (7,704) White, 1.76% (148) Black or African American, 0.02% (2) Native American, 3.78% (318) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.27% (107) from other races, and 1.64% (138) from two or more races. [[Hispanic (U.S. Census)|Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.46% (628) of the population.

There were 3,123 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the borough, the population was spread out with 20.4% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.0 years. For every 100 females there were 89.8 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and old there were 87.8 males.

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $103,562 (with a margin of error of +/- $5,006) and the median family income was $107,623 (+/- $8,363). Males had a median income of $71,850 (+/- $10,067) versus $49,038 (+/- $4,709) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $41,694 (+/- $4,002). About 0.7% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.1% of those under age 18 and 0.0% of those age 65 or over.

Same-sex couples headed 24 households in 2010, more than double the 10 counted in 2000.

2000 Census

As of the 2000 United States Census there were 7,920 people, 2,626 households, and 2,077 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,300.6 people per square mile (888.9/km2). There were 2,675 housing units at an average density of 777.0 per square mile (300.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 95.03% White, 1.44% African American, 0.06% Native American, 1.00% Asian, 0.95% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.89% of the population.

There were 2,626 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.9% were non-families. 17.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the borough the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough was $74,700, and the median income for a family was $80,936. Males had a median income of $52,006 versus $34,854 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $30,322. About 2.4% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.3% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

Roads and highways

As of May 2010, the borough had a total of 36.97 miles (59.50 km) of roadways, of which 30.16 miles (48.54 km) were maintained by the municipality and 6.81 miles (10.96 km) by Passaic County

Public transportation

NJ Transit provides local service on the 703 route.


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