Paterson SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
3
Commute
8

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Paterson, New Jersey Info Snack

Paterson is the largest city in and the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 146,199, rendering it New Jersey's third-most-populous city. Paterson has the second-highest density of any U.S. city with over 100,000 people, behind only New York City. For 2015, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program calculated a population of 147,754, an increase of 1.1% from the 2010 enumeration, ranking the city the 177th-largest in the nation.
Population
145,800
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
28.1%
Median Home
$237,500
Median Income
$39,282
Median Rent
$1,175

2 Reviews & Comments About Paterson

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

Anarchist Atheist

I would like to one day visit Patterson as I am a fan of Lou Costello, and this is his hometown. But hearing it has a lots of gangs, I might decline.


HomeSnacks User

Lots of crime but I'm a thug so I'm eating good

Every night at about 2:30ish someone knocks at my door but every time I get to the door the person runs away

Rankings for Paterson in New Jersey

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Map Of Paterson, NJ

Population over time in Paterson

Year Population % Change
2017 145,800 -1.4%
2016 147,890 0.7%
2015 146,894 -0.1%
2014 146,987 0.4%
2013 146,341 0.3%
2012 145,920 0.2%
2011 145,655 -0.2%
2010 145,915 0.1%
2009 145,836 -
Crime/100k Paterson NJ USA
Violent Crime 732.5 208.1 368.9
Murder 8.8 3.2 5.0
Robbery 362.2 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 328.1 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 2426.3 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 542.6 215.9 376.0
Larceny 1583.5 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 300.2 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Paterson

White
9.2% (13,353)
African American
24.9% (36,372)
American Indian
0.0% (57)
Asian
3.7% (5,445)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (442)
Two Or More
0.9% (1,381)
Hispanic
60.9% (88,750)
Race Paterson NJ USA
White 9.2% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 24.9% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 3.7% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 60.9% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Paterson, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
13.7% (1,995,349)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (1,040,032)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (2,028,909)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (1,576,665)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (2,179,766)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.0% (2,184,654)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (1,568,193)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (1,382,799)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (346,025)
$200,000 or more
1.9% (277,602)
Income Paterson NJ USA
Less than $10,000 13.7% 514.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 332.3% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 744.5% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 712.4% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 975.0% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.0% 1493.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 1212.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 1753.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 965.5% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.9% 1296.9% 697.9%

Gender in Paterson

Female
51.8% (75,501)
Male
48.2% (70,299)
Gender Paterson NJ USA
Female 51.8% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paterson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
16.0% (23,328)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (17,496)
High School / GED
42.0% (61,236)
Some College
17.0% (24,786)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (4,374)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (11,664)
Master's Degree
2.0% (2,916)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Paterson NJ USA
< 9th Grade 16.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 42.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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