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Paramus, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

On April 4, 1922, the Borough was incorporated. It is a residential community and a retail center for the surrounding region. Located here are several large retail shopping malls and a community college. Paramus occupies 10.573 square miles, 6,767 acres. It is the second largest among 70 municipalities in Bergen County.

General Information

Town Name: Paramus
City Hall: Paramus Borough Hall
Address: 1 Jockish Square, Paramus NJ 07652
Phone Number: 201-265-2100
Land Area:
Distance to NYC: 15 miles
Town Website: http://www.paramusborough.org
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service:
Gas & Electric: P.S.E.&G.

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 26,840
Population Density / Mile: 2,560
Median Age: 48.29
Number of Households: 8,804
Average Household Size: 2.918
Households with Children: 2,802
Median Household Income: $117,008

Population

Population: 26,840
Population Density / Mile: 2,560
Change in Population Since 2010: 3.92%
Male Population: 13,163
Female Population: 13,677
Median Age: 48.29

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1191
5-9 years: 1090
10-14 years: 1304
15-19 years: 1706
20-24 years: 1875
25-29 years: 1955
30-34 years: 1371
35-39 years: 1121
40-44 years: 958
45-49 years: 1290
50-54 years: 1950
55-59 years: 2240
60-64 years: 2254
65-69 years: 1914
70-74 years: 1569
75-79 years: 1105
80-84 years: 876
85+ years: 1070

Households

Number of Households: 8,804
Average Household Size: 2.918
Households with Children: 2,802
Households without Children: 4,330
Family Households: 7,132
Non-Family Households: 114

Marital Status

Never Married: 6446
Now Married: 13179
Separated: 194
Widowed: 2233
Divorced: 1203

Income

Median Household Income: $117,008
Average Household Income: $143,940
Per Capita Income: $48,095
Average Total Household Expenditure: $79,727

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $37,857
25-44 years: $151,617
45-64 years: $145,368
Over 64 years: $65,444

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 159
$10,000-$15,000 48
$15,000-$20,000 188
$20,000-$25,000 290
$25,000-$30,000 187
$30,000-$35,000 285
$35,000-$40,000 182
$40,000-$45,000 229
$45,000-$50,000 248
$50,000-$60,000 425
$60,000-$75,000 501
$75,000-$100,000 1050
$100,000-$125,000 894
$125,000-$150,000 834
$150,000-$200,000 1734
$200,000-$250,000 870
$250,000-$500,000 372
$500,000 up 306

Education

Educational Climate Index: 5

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 861
Some High School: 788
High School Grad: 4326
Some College: 2898
Associate Degree: 1173
Bachelors Degree: 6193
Graduate Degree: 3436

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 72
Blue Collar: 28

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 45.11
Average January Low Temperature: 19.5
Average January High Temperature: 37.7
Average July Low Temperature: 64.4
Average July High Temperature: 85.5

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 71
Nitrogen Oxide 156
Ozone 69
Particulate Matter 104
Air Pollution 101

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 42 Locations
Automotive Services 46 Locations
Banks - Financial 136 Locations
Eating - Drinking 128 Locations
Farm - Ranch 6 Locations
Government - Public 11 Locations
Health Care Services 433 Locations
Hospitality 10 Locations
Organizations - Associations 55 Locations
Personal Services 697 Locations
Pet Services 5 Locations
Shopping 462 Locations
Travel 27 Locations

Schools

East Brook Middle Elementary
Memorial Elementary
Midland School Elementary
Paramus High Secondary
Parkway Elementary
Ridge Ranch Elementary
Stony Lane Elementary
West Brook Middle Elementary

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