Paterson, NJ Demographic Data

Paterson, NJ Summary

Paterson is located in Passaic County in New Jersey
  • Population: 145,236
  • Area: 8.70 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 8.43 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.28 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 16,686.12 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 103.67 ft
  • Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (GMT -5)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Paterson, NJ Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
75,810
52%
50.8
Male
71,201
48%
49.2
Total Population
147,011
 
323,128,000

Paterson, NJ Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
11,411
7.8% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
9,472
6.4% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
9,981
6.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
10,043
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
10,926
7.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
21,543
14.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
20,181
13.7% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
20,430
13.9% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
8,306
5.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
6,729
4.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
10,288
7.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
5,673
3.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,028
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
110,353
75.1%
77.2
Female
58,746
53.2%
51.3
Male
51,607
46.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
103,091
70.1%
73.1
62 Years and over
21,804
14.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
17,989
12.2%
15.2
Female
10,201
56.7%
55.8
Male
7,788
43.3%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Paterson, NJ Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
141,666
96.4% 
96.8
White
50,202
34.1% 
72.6
Black or African American
38,447
26.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
119
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
4,954
3.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
47,944
32.6% 
5.1
Two or More Races
5,345
3.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
89,245
60.7% 
17.8
Mexican
6,941
4.7% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
18,421
12.5% 
1.7
Cuban
329
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
63,554
43.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
57,766
39.3% 
82.2

Paterson, NJ Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
13,973
14.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
12,848
13.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
40,476
42.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
15,396
16.2% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
2,811
3.0% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
7,886
8.3% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,788
1.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
26,821
28.2%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
68,357
71.9%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
9,674
10.2%
31.2

Paterson, NJ Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
59,109
50.9%
33.7%
Now Married
36,835
31.7%
47.5
Divorced
9,431
8.1%
11.0%
Separated
4,567
3.9%
2.0
Widowed
6,205
5.3
5.8%

Paterson, NJ Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
50,250
37.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
85,350
62.9%
21.6%
Spanish
73,792
54.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
6,088
4.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
1,307
1.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
4,163
3.1%
1.1%

Paterson, NJ Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,110
13.1%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
3,523
7.6%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
7,786
16.7%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
5,063
10.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
7,119
15.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
7,059
15.2%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
4,053
8.7%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
4,193
9.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
551
1.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
1,074
2.3%
6.4
Median household income
36,146
 
57,617
Per capita income
18,637
 
31,128

Paterson, NJ Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
182
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
4,845
7.6%
9.8
Construction
4,450
7.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
14,050
22.1%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,018
3.2%
6.6
Information
957
1.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,911
15.6%
10.1
Other services except public administration
3,718
5.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
5,513
8.7%
11.4
Public administration
1,150
1.8%
4.6
Retail trade
7,901
12.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
6,623
10.4%
5.2
Wholesale trade
2,278
3.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
5,768
9.1%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
9,162
14.4%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,559
30.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
14,465
22.7%
23.3%
Service occupations
14,642
23.0%
18.1%

Paterson, NJ Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
62,675
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
39,415
62.9%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
11,604
18.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
7,013
11.2%
5.1
Walked
2,515
4.0%
2.7
Other means
765
1.2%
1.8
Worked at home
1,363
2.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.2
 
26.6

Paterson, NJ Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
15,334
33.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
20,646
44.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
7,081
15.2%
37.1
3 or more
3,470
7.5%
21.0

Paterson, NJ Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
46,531
90.1%
87.6
Owner Occupied
10,803
23.2%
63.1
Renter Occupied
35,728
76.8%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
5,112
9.9%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.6
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.5

Paterson, NJ Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
51,643
1 room
4,763
9.2%
2.4
2 rooms
1,009
2.0%
2.7
3 rooms
6,662
12.9%
9.1
4 rooms
14,431
27.9%
16.5
5 rooms
14,640
28.3%
19.8
6 rooms
5,674
11.0%
17.8
7 rooms
2,670
5.2%
12.0
8 rooms
634
1.2%
8.6
9 rooms or more
1,160
2.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Paterson, NJ Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
51,643
 
 
1-unit, detached
8,390
16.2%
61.5
1-unit, attached
2,090
4.0%
5.9
2-units
15,591
30.2%
3.6
3 or 4 units
11,812
22.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
3,994
7.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
2,398
4.6%
4.4
20 or more units
7,368
14.3%
9.0
Mobile home
0
0.0%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Paterson, NJ Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
13,677
26.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
9,868
19.1%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
9,909
19.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
4,852
9.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
4,896
9.5%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,279
2.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
3,855
7.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
2,569
5.0%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
139
0.3%
2.8%
2014 or later
599
1.2%
1.4%

Paterson, NJ Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
38,144
82.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
586
1.3%
4.7
Electricity
6,411
13.8%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1,128
2.4%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
121
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
141
0.3%
1.1

Paterson, NJ Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
6,987
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
0
0.0%
1.6%
$500 to $999
79
1.1%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
627
9.0%
28.8%
$3,000 or more
805
11.5%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,200
17.2%
7.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
2,136
30.6%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,140
30.6%
11.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,363
19.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
977
14.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,011
14.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
386
5.5%
7.0%
35.0% or more
3,250
46.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
0
0.0%
0.0%

Paterson, NJ Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
34,228 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
36
0.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
260
0.8%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
478
1.4%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
3,287
9.6%
11.9%
Less than $500
3,658
10.7%
10.7%
$500 to $999
9,500
27.8%
41.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
17,009
49.7%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
1,500
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,098
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,581
7.8%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,939
8.9%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,432
10.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
4,442
13.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,647
11.0%
9.0%
35.0% or more
16,015
48.4%
40.7%
Not Computed
2,672
0.0%
0.0%

Paterson, NJ Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,803
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
555
5.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
211
2.0%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
769
7.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
2,690
24.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
4,213
39.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,698
15.7%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
584
5.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
83
0.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
223,600
 
205,000
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