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Population (year 2000): 67,861. Estimated population in July 2005: 68,338 (+0.7% change)
Males: 33,852 (49.9%), Females: 34,009 (50.1%)

Median resident age: 28.6 years
Median household income: $33,594 (year 2000)
Median house value: $153,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Passaic:

  • Hispanic (62.5%)
  • Other race (39.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (18.3%)
  • Black (13.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.0%)
  • Asian Indian (3.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Filipino (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Polish (3.5%), Italian (2.6%), United States (2.3%), Irish (1.1%).

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Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Passaic,

For population 25 years and over in Passaic

  • High school or higher: 55.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Passaic city

  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

45.8% Foreign born (36.4% Latin America, 5.0% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,108 (+15.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (9.3 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (18.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.4 miles Wallington, NJ Clifton, (1.9 miles NJ (2.1 miles Garfield, NJ Rutherford, (2.3 miles Rutherford, NJ East (2.9 miles NJ (2.9 miles Wood-Ridge, NJ (3.3 miles Nutley, Park, NJ (3.4 miles Elmwood


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 22 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $170,400

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 74.13 W

Area codes: 973, 201, 862


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (24.9%), Educational,health and social services (15.9%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,618 (-12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,140 (20.7%)


 

Crime in Passaic by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 7 8 4 4 5
    per 100,000 10.3 11.8 5.9 5.9 7.4
Rapes 8 8 5 2 7
    per 100,000 11.8 11.8 7.4 2.9 10.3
Robberies 360 469 374 355 274
    per 100,000 530.5 691.1 551.1 523.1 403.8
Assaults 459 525 482 409 397
    per 100,000 676.4 773.6 710.3 602.7 585.0
Burglaries 519 617 464 323 422
    per 100,000 764.8 909.2 683.8 476.0 621.9
Thefts 1,138 1,374 1,396 1,190 1,052
    per 100,000 1677.0 2024.7 2057.1 1753.6 1550.2
Auto thefts 613 670 620 574 540
    per 100,000 903.3 987.3 913.6 845.8 795.7
502.3 602.2 519.5 455.7 418.8


Average climate in Passaic, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Passaic,

Passaic-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 25.8 miles away from the Passaic 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 6.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mark DeRosa - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Texas Rangers, born: Feb 26, 1975), Donald Fagen - (born 1948), keyboardist (Steely Dan), Danny Szetela - Major League Soccer player (Columbus, born: Jun 17, 1987), Edwin Muniz - College basketball player (Rider Broncos), Jeremiah King - College basketball player (Drexel Dragons), Loretta Swit - (born 1937), actress, Sherwood Schwartz.


Hospitals/medical centers in Passaic:
  • BETH ISRAEL HOSPITAL (70 PARKER AVE)
  • GENERAL HOSPITAL CENTER AT PASSAIC (350 BOULEVARD)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (211 PENNINGTON AVE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Passaic:
  • TETERBORO (about 6 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 13 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Passaic:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 8 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 10 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

Amtrak stations near Passaic:
  • 9 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.
  • 12 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 13 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 48 $166,079 $41,519 29 $23,112
Local Libraries 18 $55,733 $37,155 7 $2,858


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Passaic:
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; PATERSON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,452)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 8 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 9 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
  • NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 9 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,565)
Public high school in Passaic:
  • PASSAIC HIGH (Students: 2,737; Location: PAULISON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Passaic:
  • COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: KENT COURT; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BAIS YAAKOV FOR GIRLS (Students: 82; Location: 181 PENNINGTON; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Passaic:
  • NUMBER 4 LINCOLN (Students: 1,638; Location: BOULEVARD & LAFAYETTE AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NUMBER 11 MEMORIAL (Students: 1,279; Location: GREGORY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • NUMBER 6 MARTIN L KING (Students: 795; Location: 85 HAMILTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NUMBER 3 MARIO J DRAGO (Students: 699; Location: 18 BELMONT PLACE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NUMBER 1 THOMAS JEFFERSON (Students: 678; Location: BROADWAY & VAN HOUTEN AVENUE; Grades: 01 - 06)
  • ETTA GERO NO 9 (Students: 647; Location: 140 FIRST STREET; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • NUMBER 10 ROOSEVELT (Students: 571; Location: 266 HARRISON STREET & PARK AVE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • NUMBER 16 (Students: 522; Location: 657 MAIN AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • NUMBER 8 PULASKI (Students: 433; Location: 100 FOURTH STREET; Grades: KG - 03)
  • NUMBER 5 (Students: 293; Location: 168 MONROE STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Passaic:
  • YESHIVA KTANA OF PASSAIC BOYS' (Students: 354; Location: 249 TERHUNE AVE; Grades: PK - 8; Boys only)
  • OUR LADY OF MT. CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 7 ST. FRANCIS WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 123 JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA (Students: 231; Location: 40 TULIP STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PASSAIC CATHOLIC REG SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 212 MARKET STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST NICHOLAS UKRAINIAN SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 212 PRESIDENT STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • THE NEW BAIRN SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 181 LAFAYETTE STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WORLD OF WONDER INC (Students: 33; Location: 145 PAULISON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Passaic:
  • PASSAIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,318,687; Location: 195 GREGORY AVENUE; 141,350 books; 5,106 audio materials; 1,455 video materials; 347 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Passaic: Passaic Station (A), Holy Rosary Youth Center (B), Passaic Truck Company Number 2 (C), Passaic Engine Company Number 2 (D), Reid Memorial Branch Passaic Public Library (E).

Churches in Passaic include: Church of God of Prophecy (A), Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Michael The Archangel Church (C), Saint Nicholas Catholic Church (D), Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Church (E), Saint Peters And Saint Pauls Russian Orthodox Church (F), Congregation B'nai Jacob (G), Iglesia Pentacostal Smirna (H).

Reservoir: Hughes Lake (A).

Parks in Passaic include: Pulaski Park (1), Veterans Memorial Park (2), Armory Park (3).

Post office: (A).  


Passaic compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Passaic:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WKDM (1380 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Passaic:
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Passaic:
  • 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

 

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