Paramus SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

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Paramus, New Jersey Info Snack

Paramus (/prĉms/ 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
26,919
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
2.6%
Median Home
$574,600
Median Income
$105,114
Median Rent
$1,865

1 Reviews & Comments About Paramus

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

08/05/2018

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

Rankings for Paramus in New Jersey

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Map Of Paramus, NJ

Population over time in Paramus

Year Population % Change
2017 26,919 0.5%
2016 26,795 0.1%
2015 26,760 0.6%
2014 26,612 0.6%
2013 26,454 0.6%
2012 26,301 0.4%
2011 26,197 0.4%
2010 26,084 -

Crime in Paramus Per 100k

Crime Paramus NJ USA
Violent Crime 51.7 228.8 382.9
Murder 3.7 3.6 5.3
Robbery 25.9 87.7 98.0
Aggravated Assault 22.2 120.8 248.9
Property Crime 4262.2 1555.5 2362.0
Burglary 107.1 265.3 430.4
Larceny 4044.3 1155.1 1694.0
Car Theft 110.8 135.1 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Paramus

White
58.2% (15,663)
African American
2.9% (781)
American Indian
0.1% (23)
Asian
28.1% (7,575)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (72)
Two Or More
1.0% (262)
Hispanic
9.4% (2,543)
Race Paramus NJ USA
White 58.2% 56.1% 61.5%
African American 2.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 28.1% 9.4% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 9.4% 19.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Paramus, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
2.0% (53,838)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.3% (34,994)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.1% (137,286)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.8% (183,049)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (196,508)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.1% (325,719)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (360,714)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.6% (527,612)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.5% (363,406)
$200,000 or more
18.9% (508,769)
Income Paramus NJ USA
Less than $10,000 2.0% 5.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.3% 3.5% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.1% 7.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.8% 7.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 10.1% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.1% 15.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.6% 17.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.5% 9.3% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 18.9% 11.9% 6.3%

Gender in Paramus

Female
50.7% (13,637)
Male
49.3% (13,281)
Gender Paramus NJ USA
Female 50.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paramus for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.8% (1,298)
9-12th Grade
4.1% (1,090)
High School / GED
22.6% (6,077)
Some College
15.0% (4,030)
Associate's Degree
6.6% (1,787)
Bachelor's Degree
30.9% (8,328)
Master's Degree
10.3% (2,784)
Professional Degree
4.2% (1,140)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (380)
Education Paramus NJ USA
< 9th Grade 4.8% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.1% 5.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 22.6% 27.9% 27.3%
Some College 15.0% 16.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.6% 6.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 30.9% 23.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.3% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 4.2% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.5% 1.4%

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