Living in Paramus, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Paramus SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Paramus, NJ Crime Report

1,091
Total Crimes
4,079.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
58.83%
Above National Average

Paramus, NJ Cost Of Living

159
Paramus's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average

Paramus, New Jersey Info Snack

Paramus (/præms/ p-RAM-s, with the accent on the second syllable) is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 26,342, reflecting an increase of 605 (+2.4%) from the 25,737 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 670 (+2.7%) from the 25,067 counted in the 1990 Census. A suburb of New York City, Paramus is located 15 to 20 miles (24 to 32 km) northwest of Midtown Manhattan and approximately 8 miles (13 km) west of Upper Manhattan. In 2013, it was named as a "New Jersey Healthy Town" under the state's Mayor's Wellness Campaign.
Population
26,613
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
2.4%
Median Home
$588,800
Median Income
$117,087
Median Rent
$1,987

Paramus, NJ Photos

Rankings for Paramus in New Jersey

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Map Of Paramus, NJ

Population over time in Paramus

Year Population % Change
2017 26,613 -1.1%
2016 26,919 0.5%
2015 26,795 0.1%
2014 26,760 0.6%
2013 26,612 0.6%
2012 26,454 0.6%
2011 26,301 0.4%
2010 26,197 0.4%
2009 26,084 -
Crime/100k Paramus NJ USA
Violent Crime 89.7 208.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.2 5.0
Robbery 44.9 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 33.7 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 3989.7 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 89.7 215.9 376.0
Larceny 3795.2 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 104.7 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Paramus

White
59.2% (15,760)
African American
2.8% (732)
American Indian
0.1% (28)
Asian
27.3% (7,254)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (72)
Two Or More
0.8% (209)
Hispanic
9.6% (2,558)
Race Paramus NJ USA
White 59.2% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 2.8% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 27.3% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.6% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Paramus, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
1.9% (51,880)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.5% (12,169)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (148,277)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.0% (160,766)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.0% (185,106)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (286,305)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (312,886)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.6% (520,410)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.2% (403,198)
$200,000 or more
21.8% (580,297)
Income Paramus NJ USA
Less than $10,000 1.9% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.5% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.0% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.0% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.6% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.2% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 21.8% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Paramus

Female
51.2% (13,624)
Male
48.8% (12,989)
Gender Paramus NJ USA
Female 51.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paramus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,064)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (1,064)
High School / GED
22.0% (5,854)
Some College
15.0% (3,991)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (1,596)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (8,250)
Master's Degree
12.0% (3,193)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,064)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (532)
Education Paramus NJ USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 22.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Paramus

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

It's a safe town, with lots of retail and diversity.

There's loads of malls and stores and restaurants, but also nice parks and things to do. It's a great place to grow up

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