Passaic County, New Jersey Population 2019

Passaic County, New Jersey's estimated population is 503,694 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Passaic County, New Jersey is the 9th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018503,310-384-0.08%
2017503,694-159-0.03%
2016503,853-735-0.15%
2015504,588-170-0.03%
2014504,7587520.15%
2013504,0063550.07%
2012503,6513690.07%
2011503,2821,2270.24%
2010502,05548,99510.81%
1990453,0605,4751.22%
1980447,585-13,197-2.86%
1970460,78254,16413.32%
1960406,61869,52520.62%
1950337,09327,7408.97%
1940309,3537,2242.39%
1930302,12942,95516.57%
1920259,17443,27220.04%
1910215,90260,70039.11%
1900155,20250,15647.75%
1890105,04636,18652.55%
188068,86022,44448.35%
187046,41617,40359.98%
186029,0136,44428.55%
185022,5695,83534.87%
184016,7340.00%

Passaic County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White319,097
Some Other Race84,639
Black or African American60,323
Asian27,097
Two or More Races17,181
American Indian and Alaska Native2,085
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander141

Passaic County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2019

Passaic County, New Jersey Median Age

36.7


Total

35.4


Male

38.2


Female

Passaic County, New Jersey Adults

There are 387,391 adults, (69,429 of whom are seniors) in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Passaic County, New Jersey Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Passaic County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

262,255

51.37%

Male

248,308

48.63%

Passaic County, New Jersey Households and Families

Passaic County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Passaic County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All53.5%46.5%
Non Family42.4%57.6%
Male36.3%63.7%
Female30.7%69.3%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All162,4403.0953.5
Married79,8183.6970
Non Family43,7231.2442.4
Female29,7103.9530.7
Male9,1893.836.3

3.66

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Passaic County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31,4309.35%
9th to 12th Grade25,8587.69%
High School Graduate116,22534.59%
Some College53,86116.03%
Associates Degree17,9045.33%
Bachelors Degree60,66418.05%
Graduate Degree30,1038.96%

Passaic County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White156,152143,92559,326
Hispanic122,48085,63115,290
Other Race50,22233,3424,503
Black38,27532,0284,989
Asian18,90716,66710,483
Multiple Races7,9525,8521,493
Native American1,184742256
Islander888842

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,999$45,612$32,401
Less Than High School$21,438$24,970$17,263
High School Grad$31,437$38,071$24,775
Some College$40,897$47,948$35,099
Bachelors Degree$57,268$70,698$49,715
Graduate Degree$77,515$91,576$68,179

$39,999

Average Earnings

$45,612

Average Male

$32,401

Average Female

Passaic County, New Jersey Language

Passaic County, New Jersey Language by Age

Passaic County, New Jersey Language

51.81% of Passaic County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 48.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.04% of the population.

Passaic County, New Jersey Poverty

Passaic County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic205,15452,44325.56%
Other84,26523,62328.03%
White210,82115,9057.54%
Black58,31814,72225.24%
Multiple17,0103,86522.72%
Asian26,8963,08711.48%
Native2,07191644.23%
Islander11797.69%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.50%

Male Poverty Rate

18.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Passaic County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Passaic County, New Jersey is Native, with 44.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Passaic County, New Jersey is White, with 7.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.60%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.71%
High School14.96%
Some College10.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.23%
Female Unemployed21.81%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed5.90%

Passaic County, New Jersey Income

Passaic County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,339$86,232
Families$75,932$96,677
Married Families$97,704$116,959
Non Families$34,548$52,387

Passaic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Passaic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Passaic County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Passaic County, New Jersey 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 45-54.

Passaic County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Passaic County, New Jersey Veterans

14,133

Number of Veterans

13,614

Male Veterans

519

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,079
Korea1,648
Second Gulf War1,518
First Gulf War1,244
World War II1,202

Passaic County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,9114.80%
Hispanic1,6271.12%
Black1,2902.84%
Other4820.79%
2 or More2182.08%
Asian1590.75%
Indian644.90%
Hawaiian97.63%

Passaic County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

4.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Passaic County, New Jersey Employment Status

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Passaic County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Paterson1462031470007970.55%
Clifton841278584517182.04%
Passaic69790706358451.21%
Hawthorne18791189411500.80%
Woodland Park11819126458266.99%
Ringwood12267123991321.08%
Wanaque11067117596926.25%
Pomn Lakes1109711127300.27%
Totowa10800109041040.96%
North Haledon84178491740.88%
Haledon83268395690.83%
Bloomingdale766581735086.63%
Prospect Park58655913480.82%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990