Haledon, New Jersey

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Haledon (pronounced HALE-dun) is a borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 8,252.

Haledon was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1908, replacing the now-defunct Manchester Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 21, 1908.[7]

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Geography

Haledon is located at 40°56′08″N 74°11′12″W / 40.935598°N 74.186621°W / 40.935598; -74.186621 (40.935598, -74.186621).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2).1.2 square miles (3.0 km2) of it is land and some of the area is covered with water. (The Passaic River inlet known as Molly Ann's Brook.)

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,252 people, 2,820 households, and 1,974 families residing in the borough. The population density was 7,111.4 people per square mile (2,746.7/km2). There were 2,906 housing units at an average density of 2,504.3/sq mi (967.3/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 73.59% White, 7.09% African American, 0.17% Native American, 4.57% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 10.09% from other races, and 4.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.60% of the population.

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