Paterson, New Jersey Population 2018

Paterson, New Jersey's estimated population is 148,678 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Paterson, New Jersey is the 3rd largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 17672.05 people/mi² (6823.18 people/km²), with a household density of 2273.00 people/km² (5887.08 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 33 years, 32.2 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 49,529 households in the city, with an average size of 3.3 people per household. The vacancy rate was 11.6%, with a median rent of $1122/month. The median house has 4.4 rooms, and has a value of $236,000.

The median income for households in Paterson, New Jersey is $34,042, while the mean household income is $49,524. The per capita income is $16,821, and 27.1% of families and 29.1% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 40.2% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 25.5% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
2010146,499-2,723-1.82%
2000149,2228,3315.91%
1990140,8912,9212.12%
1980137,970-6,854-4.73%
1970144,8241,1610.81%
1960143,6634,3273.11%
1950139,336-320-0.23%
1940139,6561,1430.83%
1930138,5132,6381.94%
1920135,87510,2758.18%
1910125,60020,42919.42%
1900105,17126,82434.24%
189078,34727,31653.53%
188051,03117,45251.97%
187033,57913,99371.44%
186019,5868,25272.81%
185011,3343,73849.21%
18407,5960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White48,471
Black or African American43,140
Some Other Race39,930
Two or More Races9,617
Asian5,505
American Indian and Alaska Native231
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Paterson Nj Population Pyramid 2018

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Paterson Nj Median Age

33


Total

32.2


Male

33.9


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 108,981 adults in Paterson Nj.

Paterson Nj Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Paterson Nj Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.4
Houses Without Mortgage
3,246
Houses With Mortgage
8,239
Vacancy Rate
11.6
Median Rent
1,122
Median Home Value
236,000
Renter-Occupied Units
32,284
Owner-Occupied Units
11,485
Total Housing Units
49,529

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Paterson Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.6% and the labor force participation rate is 57%.

Paterson Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
3.3
Average Family Size
3.93
Total Households
43769
Married Couple Households
15082
Male Householder (no wife) Families
3450
Female Householder (no husband) Families
13173
Non Family Households
12064
Total Families
31705
Households With Own Children
16017
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.4

Paterson Nj Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
6,682
$10,000 to $14,999
3,790
$15,000 to $24,999
6,294
$25,000 to $34,999
5,542
$35,000 to $49,999
6,330
$50,000 to $74,999
6,041
$75,000 to $99,999
3,912
$100,000 to $149,999
3,471
$150,000 to $199,999
927
Over $200,000
780

Paterson Nj Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Paterson Nj

New Jersey

$34,042

$73,702

$49,524

$101,634

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Paterson Nj Education Data

Paterson Nj Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
14,17515.51%
9th to 12th Grade
11,96213.09%
High School Graduate
36,60940.06%
Some College
14,99316.41%
Associates Degree
4,1324.52%
Bachelors Degree
6,7787.42%
Graduate Degree
2,7282.99%