Passaic County , New Jersey

Passaic County: County in New Jersey, United States

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Location of Passaic County on New Jersey map.

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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 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 501,826 inhabitants. Its county seat is Paterson. The county was created 184 years ago in 1837.

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.

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

The largest city of Passaic County is Paterson with a population of 145,233. Other cities include, Clifton population 85,052, Passaic population 69,703, Hawthorne population 18,753 and Little Falls population 14,474. See all Passaic County cities & populated places.

Geat Falls-2 - Passaic River at Patterson NJ image

Passaic County map

Passaic County Quick Facts

Population : 501,826 (2019)
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 : 19:34:09 (22nd June 2021)
Density : 984 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.12% (2010-2019)

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

The population of Passaic County increased by 0.12% in 9 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

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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.

Passaic County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Paterson 145,233 City in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey
Clifton 85,052 City in Passaic County, New Jersey
Passaic 69,703 City in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
Wayne 53,369 Township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
West Milford 26,331 Township of New Jersey
Hawthorne 18,753 Hawthorne is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey
Little Falls 14,474 City in Morrison County, Minnesota
Woodland Park 12,581 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
Ringwood 12,198 Borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
Wanaque 11,762 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
Pompton Lakes 10,986 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States
Totowa 10,792 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
North Haledon 8,395 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Haledon 8,293 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey
Bloomingdale 8,061 Town in Passaic County, New Jersey

New Jersey Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
New Jersey 8,882,190 State of the United States of America
Somerset 965,424 Community in Franklin Township, New Jersey
Bergen County 932,202 County in New Jersey, United States
Middlesex County 825,062 County in New Jersey, United States
Essex County 798,975 County in New York, United States
Hudson County 672,391 County in New Jersey, United States
Monmouth County 618,795 County in New Jersey, United States
Ocean County 607,186 County in New Jersey, United States
Union County 556,341 County in Oregon, United States
Camden County 506,471 County in Missouri, United States
Morris County 491,845 County in New Jersey, United States
Burlington County 445,349 County in New Jersey, United States
Mercer County 367,430 County in West Virginia, United States
Somerset County 328,934 County in Maine, United States
Gloucester County 291,636 County in New Jersey, United States
Newark 282,011 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey

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