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Population (year 2000): 25,737. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,545 (+3.1% change)
Males: 12,497 (48.6%), Females: 13,240 (51.4%)

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Median resident age: 42.9 years
Median household income: $76,918 (year 2000)
Median house value: $284,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Paramus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.9%)
  • Korean (4.8%)
  • Asian Indian (4.5%)
  • Chinese (3.9%)
  • Filipino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Japanese (1.2%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (23.8%), Irish (14.4%), German (12.6%), Polish (6.8%), Russian (4.2%), United States (4.2%).

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Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles

Paramus,

For population 25 years and over in Paramus

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paramus borough

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

25.1% Foreign born (16.2% Asia, 6.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +787 (+3.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Paterson, (6.7 miles pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (15.6 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (19.8 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (2.6 miles Oradell, Edge, NJ (2.6 miles River Park, NJ Rochelle (2.9 miles NJ (3.0 miles Maywood, Township, NJ Washington (3.1 miles Lawn, NJ (3.3 miles Fair Brook, NJ Saddle (3.4 miles NJ Emerson, (3.5 miles

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 74.07 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Retail trade (16.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.9%), Manufacturing (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +26,908 (+104.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,647 (22.9%)


 

Crime in Paramus by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 4 2 4 6 1
    per 100,000 7.8 15.5 7.8 15.5 23.3 3.9
Robberies 32 54 42 50 38 41
    per 100,000 124.3 209.8 163.2 194.3 147.6 159.3
Assaults 51 77 54 50 52 42
    per 100,000 198.2 299.2 209.8 194.3 202.0 163.2
Burglaries 177 117 127 118 112 133
    per 100,000 687.7 454.6 493.5 458.5 435.2 516.8
Thefts 2,207 1,980 1,995 1,781 1,722 1,841
    per 100,000 8575.2 7693.2 7751.5 6920.0 6690.8 7153.1
Auto thefts 308 240 266 206 204 135
    per 100,000 1196.7 932.5 1033.5 800.4 792.6 524.5
566.9 547.0 521.3 476.3 455.5 446.2


Average climate in Paramus, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Paramus,

Paramus-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Paramus city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: HUDSON CITY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), MOVADO GROUP INC (WATCHES, CLOCKS, CLOCKWORK OPERATED DEVICES/PARTS), WIRELESS TELECOM GROUP INC (INSTRUMENTS FOR MEAS & TESTING OF ELECTRICITY & ELEC SIGNALS).


Hospital/medical center in Paramus:
  • BERGEN PINES COUNTY HOSPITAL (230 EAST RIDGEWOOD AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Paramus:
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; RIDGEWOOD, NJ)
  • HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL (about 5 miles; HACKENSACK, NJ)
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WESTWOOD, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Paramus:
  • TETERBORO (about 7 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 18 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 19 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Paramus:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 8 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 15 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

Amtrak stations near Paramus:
  • 12 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Paramus:
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 7,733; Location: 400 PARAMUS RD; Public; Website: www.bergen.cc.nj.us)
  • DOVER BUSINESS COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 996; Location: E 81 RTE 4 W; Private, for-profit)
  • CAPRI INSTITUTE OF HAIR DESIGN (FT enrollment: 112; Location: 615 WINTER AVE; Private, for-profit)
  • THE PLAZA SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: BERGEN MALL; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Paramus:
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 6 miles; TEANECK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,482)
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PATERSON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,452)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 11 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,076)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 5,413)
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (about 12 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,635)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 12 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
Public high schools in Paramus:
  • PARAMUS HIGH (Students: 1,279; Location: EAST CENTURY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VOCATIONAL-PARAMUS (Location: 285 EAST PASCACK RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Paramus:
  • PARAMUS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 997; Location: 425 PARAMUS ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FRISCH YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 549; Location: 243 FRISCH COURT; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PALISADES LEARNING CENTER (Students: 82; Location: E 304 MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Paramus:
  • WEST BROOK MIDDLE (Students: 697; Location: ROOSEVELT BLVD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • EAST BROOK MIDDLE (Students: 694; Location: 190 SPRING VALLEY RD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • PARKWAY (Students: 374; Location: ORADELL AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • RIDGE RANCH (Students: 364; Location: ROCKWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 04)
  • MEMORIAL (Students: 334; Location: MIDLAND AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • VOC-PARAMUS-SP NEED (Students: 308; Location: E 275 PASCACK RD; Grades: UG - UG)
  • MIDLAND SCHOOL (Students: 273; Location: 241 WEST MIDLAND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • STONY LANE (Students: 232; Location: E RIDGEWOOD AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • PROG 3-EMOTIONALLY DISTUR (Students: 224; Location: 327 E RIDGEWOOD AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • PROG 6-AUTISTIC (Students: 180; Location: 355 EAST RIDGEWOOD AVE.; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle schools in Paramus:
  • YAVNEH ACADEMY (Students: 797; Location: 155 FARVIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • VISITATION ACADEMY (Students: 405; Location: 222 FARVIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 109; Location: 639 PARAMUS ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LEARNING CTR FOR EXCEP CHILDRE (Students: 91; Location: 60 W. MIDLAND AVE.; Grades: PK - UG)
  • THE GROWING GARDEN NURSERY SCH (Students: 87; Location: 156 FOREST AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE DAVID GREGORY SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: 347 FARVIEW AVENUE NORTH; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Paramus:
  • PARAMUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,706,990; Location: E. 116 CENTURY ROAD; 114,353 books; 14,600 audio materials; 5,942 video materials; 346 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Paramus: Arcola Golf Club (A), Saddle River Golf Club (B), Orchard Hills Golf Course (C), Ridgewood Golf Club (D), Mount Saint Andrews (E).

Shopping Centers: Fashion Center Shopping Center (1), Bergen Mall Shopping Center (2), Garden State Plaza Shopping Center (3), Paramus Park Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Paramus include: Church of the Savior (A), Annunciation Church (B), Saint Matthews Church (C).

Cemetery: George Washington Memorial Park (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Behnke Brook (A), Saint Andrews Brook (B), Herring Brook (C), Van Saun Mill Brook (D), Coles Brook (E).

Parks in Paramus include: Sirianni Park (1), Fireman's Park (2), Paramus Park (3), Van Saun County Park (4), Waymele Park (5), Petruska Park (6), Constitution Grove Park (7).


Paramus compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Paramus:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paramus:
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Paramus:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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