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Hawthorne
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Hawthorne is a suburb of New York City with a population of 18,762. Hawthorne is in Passaic County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Hawthorne offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hawthorne there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hawthorne and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hawthorne are above average.

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About Hawthorne...
Population
18,762

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$411,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,485
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    38%
  • Own
    62%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
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Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    37.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    790.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    42.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Hawthorne

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,586
National
$64,994

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