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Population (year 2000): 10,987. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,245 (+2.3% change)
Males: 5,288 (48.1%), Females: 5,699 (51.9%)

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $60,273 (year 2000)
Median house value: $195,100 (year 2000)

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Races in West Paterson:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.2%)
  • Hispanic (10.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.2%)
  • Other race (3.2%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.6%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (40.5%), Irish (15.4%), German (10.8%), Polish (7.0%), Arab (2.7%), Dutch (2.7%).

New! Paterson, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

West

For population 25 years and over in West Paterson

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Paterson borough

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

21.0% Foreign born (10.9% Europe, 4.7% Asia, 4.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-0.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Paterson, (2.9 miles pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (11.0 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (23.3 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.4 miles Totowa, Falls, NJ Little (2.2 miles NJ Paterson, (2.9 miles NJ (3.0 miles Haledon, Grove, NJ Cedar (3.3 miles Park, NJ (3.4 miles Prospect NJ Clifton, (3.5 miles Caldwell, NJ (4.6 miles North

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.20 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.9%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -734 (-6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 686 (11.9%)


 

Crime in West Paterson by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 2 3 4 6
    per 100,000 9.1 27.3 18.2 27.3 36.4 54.6
Robberies 7 6 6 8 5 9
    per 100,000 63.7 54.6 54.6 72.8 45.5 81.9
Assaults 13 9 4 11 13 11
    per 100,000 118.3 81.9 36.4 100.1 118.3 100.1
Burglaries 45 46 50 30 43 40
    per 100,000 409.6 418.7 455.1 273.0 391.4 364.1
Thefts 179 151 212 162 150 166
    per 100,000 1629.2 1374.4 1929.6 1474.5 1365.2 1510.9
Auto thefts 29 23 32 34 29 30
    per 100,000 263.9 209.3 291.3 309.5 263.9 273.0
161.4 144.7 163.3 155.6 155.0 174.2


Average climate in West Paterson, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Paterson-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the West Paterson city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category 3 tornado 35.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC/DE/ (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near West Paterson:
  • ST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; PATERSON, NJ)
  • ESSEX COUNTY HOSPITAL CENTER (about 4 miles; CEDAR GROVE, NJ)
  • BARNERT HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; PATERSON, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Paterson:
  • TETERBORO (about 11 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 15 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 20 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Paterson:
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 6 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)
  • LINCOLN PARK (about 8 miles; LINCOLN PARK, NJ; ID: N07)
  • NEWARK NR 1 (about 12 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: 3N4)

Amtrak stations near West Paterson:
  • 12 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.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 18 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 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
Welfare 0 $0   2 $1,766
Streets and Highways 9 $36,756 $49,008 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $14,728 $58,912 0 $0
Water Supply 2 $6,730 $40,380 1 $639
Local Libraries 0 $0   7 $8,764
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   3 $1,382
Other and Unallocable 4 $16,460 $49,380 2 $1,970
Health 0 $0   4 $2,533
Fire - Other 0 $0   5 $3,035
Police - Other 1 $2,334 $28,008 14 $6,325
Police Protection - Officers 26 $145,024 $66,934 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $4,540 $27,240 5 $3,705
Other Government Administration 3 $12,494 $49,976 8 $3,581
Financial Administration 3 $9,558 $38,232 2 $2,604
Totals for Government 53 $248,624 $56,292 53 $36,304


College/University in West Paterson:
  • BERKELEY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,781; Location: 44 RIFLE CAMP RD; Private, for-profit; Website: www.BerkeleyCollege.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Paterson:
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 3 miles; PATERSON, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,452)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 4 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 5 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY OF NEW JERSEY (about 10 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,134)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • SETON HALL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SOUTH ORANGE, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,509)
  • RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK (about 12 miles; NEWARK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,878)
Public primary/middle schools in West Paterson:
  • MEMORIAL (Students: 401; Location: MEMORIAL DRIVE; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • CHARLES OLBON (Students: 308; Location: LINCOLN LANE; Grades: KG - 04)
  • BEATRICE GILMORE (Students: 218; Location: 1075 MCBRIDE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle school in West Paterson:
  • THE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 665 MCBRIDE AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in West Paterson:
  • ALFRED BAUMANN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $328,595; Location: 7 BROPHY LANE; 39,923 books; 1,009 audio materials; 1,099 video materials; 104 serial subscriptions)

Lakes and reservoirs: Barbour Pond (A), Butchers Pond (B), Great Notch Reservoir (C), New Street Reservoir (D), Highland Lake (E).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pearl Brook (A), Peckman River (B).

Parks in West Paterson include: Frank D Zaccaria Memorial Park (1), Garrett Mountain Reservation (2), Memorial Park (3).


West Paterson compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in West Paterson:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • 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)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Paterson:
  • 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)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WFMU (91.1 FM; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: AURICLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around West Paterson:
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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)
  • WLBX-LP (Channel 22; CRANFORD, NJ; 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.

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