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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 145,233 inhabitants.

The city was created 229 years ago in 1791.

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: Sunny, with a high near 81. more

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Paterson Quick Facts

Population : 145,233 (2019)
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 : 23:13:12 (24th June 2021)
Density : 6,440 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.67% (2010-2019)
Weather : 81℉ Sunny 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 0.67% in 9 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

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

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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.

Schools

College & universities near Paterson

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

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

Other cities in Passaic County

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

City Name Population Title
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

Distance to Other Cities

Paterson distances to largest New Jersey cities

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