Paterson, New Jersey Population 2019

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2017148,6786470.44%
2016148,0312020.14%
2015147,8292240.15%
2014147,6052920.20%
2013147,3133690.25%
2012146,9449630.66%
2011145,981-518-0.35%
2010146,499-2,723-0.18%
2000149,2228,3310.58%
1990140,8912,9210.21%
1980137,970-6,854-0.48%
1970144,8241,1610.08%
1960143,6634,3270.31%
1950139,336-320-0.02%
1940139,6561,1430.08%
1930138,5132,6380.19%
1920135,87510,2750.79%
1910125,60020,4291.79%
1900105,17126,8242.99%
189078,34727,3164.38%
188051,03117,4524.27%
187033,57913,9935.54%
186019,5868,2525.62%
185011,3343,7384.08%
18407,5960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Some Other Race48,436
White44,325
Black or African American41,067
Two or More Races8,097
Asian5,798
American Indian and Alaska Native167

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Paterson Nj Population Pyramid 2019

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Paterson Nj Median Age

33.1


Total

32


Male

34.2


Female

Paterson Nj Adults

There are 108,606 adults, (15,691 of whom are seniors) in Paterson Nj.

Paterson Nj Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Paterson Nj Sex Ratio

Female

77,199

52.20%

Male

70,691

47.80%

Paterson Nj Households and Families

Paterson Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Paterson Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married43.2%56.8%
All26.9%73.1%
Male22.5%77.5%
Non Family18%82%
Female17%83%

26.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Paterson Nj Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,7863.3226.9
Married15,2754.1343.2
Female13,1304.0617
Non Family11,9491.2918
Male3,432422.5

3.94

Average Family Size

3.32

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Paterson Nj Households

Paterson Nj Education

Paterson Nj Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13,68214.80%
9th to 12th Grade11,59612.55%
High School Graduate38,07941.20%
Some College16,16617.49%
Associates Degree3,3553.63%
Bachelors Degree7,1467.73%
Graduate Degree2,3952.59%

Paterson Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic54,51236,0864,392
Other Race28,59218,4041,698
Black26,40521,9482,699
White9,2087,1821,718
Multiple Races3,9662,771325
Asian3,1802,473869
Native American146122

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 83.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 27.33%.

Paterson Nj Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,382$31,918$25,501
Less Than High School$20,954$24,058$17,440
High School Grad$28,002$31,532$23,428
Some College$33,122$37,524$30,058
Bachelors Degree$40,345$46,035$37,215
Graduate Degree$46,063$41,895$47,879

$29,382

Average Earnings

$31,918

Average Male

$25,501

Average Female

Paterson Nj Language

Paterson Nj Language by Age

Paterson Nj Language

37.92% of Paterson Nj residents speak only English, while 62.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.98% of the population.

Paterson Nj Poverty

Paterson Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic89,25825,46228.53%
Other48,28314,21529.44%
Black40,50411,39828.14%
White12,2444,17534.10%
Multiple8,0722,59532.15%
Asian5,7871,82131.47%
Native1676438.32%

29.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.41%

Male Poverty Rate

31.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Paterson Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Paterson Nj is Native, with 38.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Paterson Nj is Black, with 28.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.09%.

Paterson Nj Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.30%
High School23.47%
Some College18.78%
Bachelors or Greater12.21%

Paterson Nj Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.30%
Male Unemployed34.52%
Female Employed13.29%
Male Employed10.23%

Paterson Nj Income

Paterson Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,106$51,023
Families$40,538$55,206
Married Families$53,860$69,653
Non Families$18,623$33,092

Paterson Nj Marital Status

Paterson Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

30.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Paterson Nj Married by Age and Sex

Paterson Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Paterson Nj Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Paterson Nj Veterans

Paterson Nj Veterans by War

1,871

Number of Veterans

1,684

Male Veterans

187

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam559
Second Gulf War304
First Gulf War222
Korea150
World War II99

Paterson Nj Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54473
75+461
55 to 64418
65 to 74403
18 to 34116

Paterson Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8612.52%
Black6972.27%
Hispanic5840.91%
Other2290.66%
2 or More561.12%
Asian210.55%
Indian74.79%

Paterson Nj Veterans by Education

15.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Paterson Nj Employment Status

Paterson Nj Employment by Age

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Paterson Nj Employment by Race

Paterson Nj Employment by Education

Paterson 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

47.09%

Born in New Jersey

63.27%

Native Born

36.73%

Foreign Born

18.98%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

63.27% of Paterson Nj residents were born in the United States, with 47.09% having been born in New Jersey. 18.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.