Paterson is a city located in Passaic County New Jersey. Paterson has a 2020 population of 162,438. Paterson is currently growing at a rate of 0.84% annually and its population has increased by 1.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 159,732 in 2010.
The average household income in Paterson is $56,398 with a poverty rate of 25.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,213 per month, and the median house value is $257,700. The median age in Paterson is 33.5 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Patersonwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 87.02%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.52%.
34.88% of Paterson residents speak only English, while 65.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 56.12% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Paterson is Native, with 59.77% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Paterson is Hispanic, with 25.28% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.94%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Paterson
57.50% of Paterson residents were born in the United States, with 44.49% having been born in New Jersey. 21.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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