Passaic, Passaic County, New Jersey

Passaic: City in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States


Passaic is a city located in the county of Passaic in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 69,781 and a population density of 8,313 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 69,340 inhabitants.

The city was created 344 years ago in 1678.

Quick Facts about Passaic

Population : 69,340 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Passaic County
Postal code : 07055
Phone Area Codes : 973
Area : 8.39 km2
Altitude : 98 feet / 30 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1679 (344 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 10:23:37 (9th June 2023)
Density : 8,261 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.64% (2010-2020)
Passaic locator map
Location of Passaic on New Jersey map.
2010 SMH Main Facility image
2010 SMH Main Facility
2010 SMH Main Facility image


Passaic is located at 40°51'24"N 74°7'43"W (40.8567700, -74.1284800). It has 5 neighbors: Clifton, East Rutherford, City of Garfield, Rutherford and Wallington.

Passaic map

    Alex Blanco ,

Passaic has 5 neighbours.


According to census records, the population of Passaic decreased by 0.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 69,781 - census
2011 70,144 0.52% estimation process
2012 69,966 -0.25% estimation process
2013 70,081 0.16% estimation process
2014 70,240 0.23% estimation process
2015 70,237 -0% estimation process
2016 70,130 -0.15% estimation process
2017 70,123 -0.01% estimation process
2018 69,932 -0.27% estimation process
2019 69,703 -0.33% estimation process
2020 69,340 -0.52% estimation process

Passaic zip code is 07055. County name: Passaic, County fips: 34031

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People born in Passaic (176)

People born in Passaic, including politician Joseph Rankin, actress Zoe Saldana, actress Loretta Swit, .


  • Thomas Losonczy (American fencer) he was born in 19/07/1953
  • Millie Perkins (actress) she was born in 12/05/1936
  • Paul Rudd (American actor) he was born in 06/04/1969
  • Dick Vitale (American basketball coach and announcer) he was born in 09/06/1939
  • Robert Smithson (American artist) he was born in 02/01/1938
  • Donald Fagen (American recording artist, musician, best known as co-founder and lead singer of the rock band Steely Dan.) he was born in 10/01/1948
  • Bill Mokray (American basketball statistician and historian) he was born in 06/06/1907
  • Richie Ramone (American drummer) he was born in 11/08/1957
  • Michael J. Pollard (American actor (1939-2019)) he was born in 30/05/1939
  • Saul Zaentz (American film producer) he was born in 28/02/1921
  • Ben Maddow (Screenwriter and filmmaker) he was born in 07/08/1909
  • Bob Russell (American lyricist, songwriter) he was born in 25/04/1914
  • Alan Rosenberg (American actor) he was born in 04/10/1950
  • Danny Szetela (American soccer player) he was born in 17/06/1987
  • Frank Jolliffe he was born in 05/09/1958
  • Sherwood Schwartz (American television writer and producer) he was born in 14/11/1916
  • William J. Martini (United States District Judge) he was born in 10/02/1947
  • Marvin David Levy (American composer) he was born in 02/08/1932

Schools in Passaic

College & universities near Passaic, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
184092 American Institute-Clifton CLIFTON (NJ) 07011
184612 Felician University Lodi (NJ) 07644
363077 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton Clifton (NJ) 07011
493132 Universal Technical Institute-Bloomfield Bloomfield (NJ) 07003-3002
187000 Teterboro School of Aeronautics Teterboro (NJ) 07608-1083

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Passaic, NJ

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

Post offices near Passaic

Post Office Name City ZIP
Passa Post Office Passaic (NJ) 07055
Passaic Park Post Office Passaic (NJ) 07055
Wallington Post Office Wallington (NJ) 07057
Clifton Post Office Clifton (NJ) 07011
Main Avenu Post Office Clifton (NJ) 07011

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Passaic County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Passaic County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Paterson 144,801 City in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey
Clifton 85,025 City in Passaic County, New Jersey
Wayne 53,163 Township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
West Milford 26,242 Township of New Jersey
Hawthorne 18,667 Hawthorne is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey
Little Falls 14,412 City in Morrison County, Minnesota
Woodland Park 12,655 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
Ringwood 12,157 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Wanaque 11,717 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
Pompton Lakes 10,931 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
Totowa 10,797 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
North Haledon 8,362 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Haledon 8,261 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
Bloomingdale 8,035 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
Haskell 4,942 Township in Passaic County, New Jersey, New Jersey

Distance to Other Cities

Passaic distances to largest New Jersey cities