Paramus, New Jersey Population 2019

Paramus, New Jersey's estimated population is 26,558 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Paramus, New Jersey is the 33rd largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2542.71 people/mi² (981.74 people/km²).

The overall median age is 46.8 years, 44.9 years for males, and 47.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.04 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Paramus, New Jersey is $105,114, while the mean household income is $131,187.

Paramus Nj Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Paramus Nj was:

  • White: 65.63%
  • Asian: 28.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.17%
  • Two or more races: 1.76%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Paramus, New Jersey?

26,558
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201826,558-67-0.25%
201726,625180.07%
201626,607-54-0.20%
201526,661590.22%
201426,60270.03%
201326,595450.17%
201226,550650.25%
201126,4851220.46%
201026,3636260.24%
200025,7376700.26%
199025,067-1,407-0.54%
198026,474-1,907-0.69%
197028,3815,1432.02%
196023,23816,97014.00%
19506,2682,5805.45%
19403,6881,0393.36%
19302,6490.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,666
Asian7,615
Black or African American852
Two or More Races475
Some Other Race288
American Indian and Alaska Native23

Paramus Nj Population Pyramid 2019

Paramus Nj Median Age

46.8


Total

44.9


Male

47.8


Female

Paramus Nj Adults

There are 21,680 adults, (6,175 of whom are seniors) in Paramus Nj.

Paramus Nj Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Paramus Nj Sex Ratio

Female

13,638

50.66%

Male

13,281

49.34%

Paramus Nj Households and Families

Paramus Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Paramus Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.2%6.8%
All87.4%12.6%
Female84.1%15.9%
Male81%19%
Non Family69.5%30.5%

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3493.0487.4
Married5,7543.5793.2
Non Family1,6511.0669.5
Female6923.1584.1
Male2523.5381

3.48

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Paramus Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9424.82%
9th to 12th Grade7914.05%
High School Graduate4,40922.58%
Some College2,92414.97%
Associates Degree1,2976.64%
Bachelors Degree6,04230.94%
Graduate Degree3,12315.99%

Paramus Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,09011,0734,956
Asian5,2804,7883,379
Hispanic1,4981,421529
Black551434223
Multiple Races206161101
Other Race18416935
Native American333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$55,751$68,970$44,921
Less Than High School$30,625$24,668$32,083
High School Grad$32,846$51,620$20,525
Some College$51,502$61,146$45,528
Bachelors Degree$60,802$75,188$53,489
Graduate Degree$85,944$116,000$67,460

$55,751

Average Earnings

$68,970

Average Male

$44,921

Average Female

Paramus Nj Language

Paramus Nj Language by Age

Paramus Nj Language

59.52% of Paramus Nj residents speak only English, while 40.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.14% of the population.

Paramus Nj Poverty

Paramus Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,7583752.54%
Asian7,3801441.95%
Hispanic2,3921325.52%
Multiple4655110.97%
Other2803010.71%
Black66160.91%

2.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.54%

Male Poverty Rate

2.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paramus Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paramus Nj is Multiple, with 10.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paramus Nj is Black, with 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School7.69%
High School3.33%
Some College3.02%
Bachelors or Greater1.52%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed6.73%
Male Unemployed2.65%
Female Employed1.07%
Male Employed0.97%

Paramus Nj Income

Paramus Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$105,114$131,187
Families$123,750$148,811
Married Families$133,008-
Non Families$34,275$53,369

Paramus Nj Marital Status

Paramus Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Paramus Nj Married by Age and Sex

Paramus Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Paramus Nj Marital Status by Race

Paramus Nj Veterans

1,198

Number of Veterans

1,159

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II373
Vietnam353
Korea188
First Gulf War58
Second Gulf War16

Paramus Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1187.61%
Asian480.81%
Black243.94%
Hispanic231.36%
2 or More83.65%

Paramus Nj Veterans by Education

3.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paramus Nj Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Paramus Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

47.10%

Born in New Jersey

69.56%

Native Born

30.44%

Foreign Born

7.49%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

69.56% of Paramus Nj residents were born in the United States, with 47.10% having been born in New Jersey. 7.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.