Passaic County , New Jersey

Passaic County: County in New Jersey, United States

Passaic County locator map
Location of Passaic County on New Jersey map.

About

Passaic County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 501,226 and a population density of 983 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 500,382 inhabitants. Its county seat is Paterson. The county was created 184 years ago in 1837.

Geat Falls-2 - Passaic River at Patterson NJ image
Geat Falls-2 - Passaic River at Patterson NJ
Geat Falls-2 - Passaic River at Patterson NJ image

Geography

Passaic County is located at 41°2'1"N 74°18'1"W (41.0337000, -74.3003200). It has 4 neighbors: Bergen County, Morris County, Orange County and Rockland County.

Passaic County map

The largest city of Passaic County is Paterson with a population of 144,801. Other cities include, Clifton population 85,025, Passaic population 69,340, Hawthorne population 18,667 and Little Falls population 14,412. See all Passaic County cities & populated places.

Passaic County Quick Facts

Population : 500,382 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Twitter username : passaic_county
Area : 510 km2
Official name : Passaic County
Water as percent of area : 6.35%
Land as percent of area : 93.65%
Altitude : 1,142 feet / 348 meters
Capital : Paterson
Establishment : February 02, 1837
Time Zone : UTC−05:00, UTC−04:00
Local time : 14:15:39 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 981 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.17% (2010-2020)

Passaic County has 4 neighbours.

  • Bergen County county in New Jersey, United States
  • Morris County county in New Jersey, United States
  • Orange County The district of Orange County is situated in the U. S. New York state. The population was 372,813 as of the 2010 census. The seat of the county is Goshen. This county was first established in 1683 and reorganized in 1798 with its present limits. Orange County is part of the metropolitan statistical area of Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, which belongs to the broader New York-Newark-Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area. It is in the Hudson Valley Area's Mid-Hudson Portion of the state. Steve Neuhaus is the County Executive.
  • Rockland County suburban county in New York, United States

  • Paterson

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Passaic County decreased by 0.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1840 16,734 - census
1850 22,569 25.85% census
1860 29,013 22.21% estimation process
1870 46,416 37.49% estimation process
2009 491,778 90.56% estimation process
2010 501,226 1.88% census
2011 503,264 0.4% estimation process
2012 503,558 0.06% estimation process
2013 503,857 0.06% estimation process
2014 504,547 0.14% estimation process
2015 504,629 0.02% estimation process
2016 504,147 -0.1% estimation process
2017 504,402 0.05% estimation process
2018 503,183 -0.24% estimation process
2019 501,826 -0.27% estimation process
2020 500,382 -0.29% estimation process

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People born in Passaic County (5)

People born in Passaic County, including wrestler Bruce Baumgartner, novelist and ontologist Bill DeSmedt, baseball pitcher Johnny Vander Meer, you can see a list of people who born in Passaic County.

  • Peter Force (American mayor, newspaper editor and historian) he was born in 26/11/1790
  • Peter N. Perretti, Jr. (New Jersey Attorney General) he was born in 04/10/1931

Other places with the same name (1)

Passaic County Populated Places (more)

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

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
Passaic 69,340 City in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
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

New Jersey Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Bergen County 930,394 County in New Jersey, United States
Middlesex County 822,736 County in New Jersey, United States
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Hudson County 671,666 County in New Jersey, United States
Monmouth County 618,381 County in New Jersey, United States
Ocean County 614,237 County in New Jersey, United States
Union County 555,394 County in Oregon, United States
Camden County 506,809 County in Missouri, United States
Morris County 491,087 County in New Jersey, United States
Burlington County 446,596 County in New Jersey, United States
Mercer County 367,239 County in West Virginia, United States
Somerset County 329,331 County in Maine, United States
Gloucester County 293,245 County in New Jersey, United States
Newark 282,520 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
Atlantic County 262,945 County in New Jersey, United States