Paterson Passaic County, New Jersey

Paterson: City in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey

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Location of Paterson on New Jersey map.

About

Paterson is a city located in the county of Passaic in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 146,199 and a population density of 6,483 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 144,801 inhabitants.

The city was created 229 years ago in 1791.

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Geography

Paterson is located at 40°55'0"N 74°10'19"W (40.9167700, -74.1718100). It has 7 neighbors: Clifton, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, Haledon, Hawthorne, Prospect Park and Totowa.

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Weather

Paterson forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 70%. more

Paterson Quick Facts

Population : 144,801 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Passaic County
Postal code : 07501, 07510, 07522, 07544, 07543, 07533, 07509, 07514, 07503, 07504, 07501, 07513, 07502, 07505, 07510
Phone Area Codes : 973, 201
Area : 22.55 km2
Altitude : 105 feet / 32 meters
Capital city : Paterson is capital of Passaic County
Establishment : January 01, 1792 (229 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 07:34:31 (16th October 2021)
Density : 6,421 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.97% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely 7-days weather

Paterson has 7 neighbours.

  • Clifton city in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Elmwood Park borough in Bergen County, New Jersey
  • Fair Lawn borough in New Jersey
  • Haledon town in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Prospect Park borough in Passaic County, New Jersey
  • Totowa town in Passaic County, New Jersey

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Paterson decreased by 0.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1840 7,596 - demographic balance
1850 11,334 32.98% demographic balance
1860 19,586 42.13% demographic balance
1870 33,579 41.67% demographic balance
1880 51,031 34.2% demographic balance
1890 78,347 34.87% demographic balance
1900 105,171 25.51% demographic balance
1910 125,600 16.27% demographic balance
2010 146,199 14.09% census
2011 145,593 -0.42% estimation process
2012 146,111 0.35% estimation process
2013 146,049 -0.04% estimation process
2014 145,911 -0.09% estimation process
2015 145,928 0.01% estimation process
2016 145,773 -0.11% estimation process
2017 146,015 0.17% estimation process
2018 145,594 -0.29% estimation process
2019 145,233 -0.25% estimation process
2020 144,801 -0.3% estimation process

Paterson zip code is 07501. County name: Passaic, County fips: 34031

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Local Places in Paterson

1 Paterson City Council
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2 Paterson City Mayor's Office
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People born in Paterson (200)

People born in Paterson, including writer and television producer J. Michael Straczynski, physicist Frederick Reines, football player, wide receiver Victor Cruz, you can see a list of people who born in Paterson.

  • Zoogz Rift (American musician and professional wrestler) he was born in 10/07/1953
  • Mindy Sterling (American actress) she was born in 11/07/1953
  • Essence Carson (American basketball player) she was born in 28/07/1986
  • Percy Goetschius (American composer) he was born in 30/08/1853
  • Sybil (American singer) she was born in 02/06/1965
  • Adeva (American musician) she was born in 13/12/1960
  • Dave Sime (American Olympic sprinter, multi-sport athlete, and a pioneering ophthalmologist, who won a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the 1960 Olympic Games) he was born in 25/07/1936
  • Robert Torricelli (American politician) he was born in 27/08/1951
  • Patrick Warburton (American actor) he was born in 14/11/1964
  • Anthony Davis (American pianist and composer) he was born in 20/02/1951
  • Gilbert Warrenton (American cinematographer) he was born in 07/03/1894
  • Susan Misner (Dancer and actress) she was born in 08/02/1971
  • Kathryn D. Sullivan (American geologist and NASA astronaut) she was born in 03/10/1951
  • Mark L. Polansky (American astronaut, pilot) he was born in 02/06/1956
  • Amos H. Radcliffe (American politician (1870-1950)) he was born in 16/01/1870
  • Carl Weinrich (American organist) he was born in 02/07/1904
  • Michael Hossack (Drummer for The Doobie Brothers) he was born in 17/10/1946
  • Frank Lautenberg (U.S. Senator from New Jersey (1924-2013)) he was born in 23/01/1924

Schools in Paterson

College & universities near Paterson, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
186034 Passaic County Community College Paterson (NJ) 07505-1179
184746 Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences Paterson (NJ) 07513
183789 Berkeley College-Woodland Park Woodland Park (NJ) 07424
363077 Capri Institute of Hair Design-Clifton Clifton (NJ) 07011
187444 William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne (NJ) 07470

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Paterson, NJ

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

Post offices near Paterson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Paterson Post Office Paterson (NJ) 07510
Haledon Post Office Haledon (NJ) 07508
Park Post Office Paterson (NJ) 07513
South Paterson Post Office Paterson (NJ) 07503
River Road Post Office Fair Lawn (NJ) 07410

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Passaic County

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

City Name Population Title
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

Distance to Other Cities

Paterson distances to largest New Jersey cities