Paramus, Bergen County, New Jersey

Paramus: Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey

About

Paramus is a city located in the county of Bergen in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 26,342 and a population density of 968 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,063 inhabitants.

The city was created 100 years ago in 1921.

Quick Facts about Paramus

Population : 26,063 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Bergen County
Postal code : 07653, 07652
Area : 27.21 km2
Has part : Paramus Police Department
Altitude : 49 feet / 15 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1922 (100 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:24:25 (26th November 2022)
Density : 958 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.07% (2010-2020)
Paramus locator map
Location of Paramus on New Jersey map.
Paramus welcome sign image
Paramus welcome sign
Paramus welcome sign image

Geography

Paramus is located at 40°56'40"N 74°4'32"W (40.9445400, -74.0754200). It has 9 neighbors: Fair Lawn, Glen Rock, Hackensack, Maywood, Oradell, Ridgewood, River Edge, Rochelle Park and Saddle Brook.

Paramus map

Paramus has 9 neighbours.

  • Fair Lawn borough in New Jersey
  • Glen Rock borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Hackensack city and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
  • Maywood borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
  • Oradell town/borough in New Jersey, USA
  • Ridgewood village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
  • River Edge town/borough in New Jersey, USA
  • Rochelle Park township in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
  • Saddle Brook township of New Jersey

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Paramus decreased by 1.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 26,342 - census
2011 26,485 0.54% estimation process
2012 26,547 0.23% estimation process
2013 26,592 0.17% estimation process
2014 26,594 0.01% estimation process
2015 26,647 0.2% estimation process
2016 26,585 -0.23% estimation process
2017 26,595 0.04% estimation process
2018 26,454 -0.53% estimation process
2019 26,264 -0.72% estimation process
2020 26,063 -0.77% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,894
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 17,962
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -17.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,903
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,962
People under 5 years old, percentage : 9.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.4%
People over 65 (%) : 15.0%
Female persons, % : 54.3%
White only, percent : 16.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 81.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 16.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 612
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.5%

Paramus zip code is 07652. County name: Bergen, County fips: 34003

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $65,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $964
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $330
2015-2019 median gross rent : $599
2015-2019 Households : 5,847
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.62
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 77.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 182,587
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 269,239
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,256
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $30,223
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,788
Percentage of people living in poverty : 35.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,668
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 716
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 792
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,016
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 545
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 157
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,391
2010 population per square mile : 1,293.4
2010 land area in square miles : 13.89
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 47.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $574,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $3,193
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $953
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,506
2015-2019 Households : 2,749
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 69.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 100.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 0.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,755
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,118
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 2,074
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 369,822
2012 total retail sales per capita : $76,315
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $94,509
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $51,687
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 814
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 369
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 228
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 46
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 694
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 651
2010 population per square mile : 761.2
2010 land area in square miles : 5.16

People born in Paramus (14)

People born in Paramus, including figure skater Elaine Zayak, film producer Lloyd Levin, musician Dean Friedman, .

List

  • Lizabeth Cohen (American historian) she was born in 01/01/1952
  • Michael Groveman (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1962
  • Spero Dedes (American sportscaster) he was born in 27/02/1979
  • John Robertson (American football player) he was born in 30/03/1993
  • John Bartow Prevost (American attorney, judge, politician, businessman and diplomat (1766-1825)) he was born in 09/03/1766
  • James J. Tedesco III (American politician) he was born in 05/02/1953
  • Liv Morgan (American professional wrestler and model) she was born in 08/06/1994
  • Kevin Sheehan (Paramus Chief Fire Prevention Officer) he was born in 02/10/1960
  • William Plucinsky Jr. (American police officer) he was born in 11/10/1930
  • Nick Suriano (American wrestler) he was born in 14/04/1997
  • Doreen A. Keeney (American accident victim) she was born in 07/06/1960

Schools in Paramus

College & universities near Paramus, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
183743 Bergen Community College Paramus (NJ) 07652-1595
407425 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652
458849 Empire Beauty School-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652
442073 Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus Paramus (NJ) 07652-5002
183983 Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS Hackensack (NJ) 07601-6637

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Paramus, NJ

Code Name Address Type
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL

Post offices near Paramus

Post Office Name City ZIP
Paramu Post Office Paramus (NJ) 07652
Warren Poin Post Office Fair Lawn (NJ) 07410
Fair Lawn Post Office Fair Lawn (NJ) 07410
Maywood Post Office Maywood (NJ) 07607
Oradell Post Office Oradell (NJ) 07649

Other cities in Bergen County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Bergen County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hackensack 43,981 City and county seat of Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Teaneck 40,446 Township in New Jersey
Fort Lee 38,356 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States of America
Fair Lawn 32,877 Borough in New Jersey
Garfield 31,641 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
City of Garfield 30,487 City in Bergen County, New Jersey
Englewood 28,278 City in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Bergenfield 27,371 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Mahwah 26,078 Township of New Jersey
Cliffside Park 26,001 Borough in New Jersey
Ridgewood 24,915 Village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States
Lodi 24,206 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Lyndhurst 22,781 Township of New Jersey
Palisades Park 20,942 A borough which locates in Bergen County, New Jersey
Elmwood Park 19,863 Borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
Rutherford 18,209 Borough in New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Paramus distances to largest New Jersey cities