Passaic County, New Jersey Population 2020

Passaic County, New Jersey's estimated population is 502,542 with a growth rate of -0.08% 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
2020502,542-384-0.08%
2019502,926-384-0.08%
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 by Race

Race Population Percentage
White313,30662.16%
Some Other Race89,83817.82%
Black or African American57,43711.40%
Asian26,3515.23%
Two or More Races15,1073.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8310.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1710.03%

Passaic County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Passaic County, New Jersey Median Age

37


Total

35.6


Male

38.5


Female

Passaic County, New Jersey Adults

There are 383,020 adults, (70,281 of whom are seniors) in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Passaic County, New Jersey Age Dependency

61.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Passaic County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

258,578

51.30%

Male

245,463

48.70%

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
Married68.7%31.3%
All53%47%
Non Family42.2%57.8%
Male36.7%63.3%
Female31.6%68.4%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All163,6703.0353
Married80,1793.6568.7
Non Family44,7211.2342.2
Female29,2823.8531.6
Male9,4883.6336.7

3.6

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Passaic County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30,2459.08%
9th to 12th Grade25,0517.52%
High School Graduate113,58034.10%
Some College53,13315.95%
Associates Degree17,5785.28%
Bachelors Degree62,77018.85%
Graduate Degree30,7169.22%

Passaic County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White153,705142,27561,373
Hispanic122,73386,63916,078
Other Race53,47236,2554,510
Black36,92231,2404,909
Asian18,52816,44210,348
Multiple Races6,9445,3521,563
Native American1,014627214
Islander988350

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.85%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,262$47,339$34,319
Less Than High School$21,917$26,202$17,620
High School Grad$32,147$39,573$25,276
Some College$42,080$48,689$36,317
Bachelors Degree$58,826$71,640$49,617
Graduate Degree$77,264$93,795$70,179

$41,262

Average Earnings

$47,339

Average Male

$34,319

Average Female

Passaic County, New Jersey Language

Passaic County, New Jersey Language by Age

Passaic County, New Jersey Language

51.63% of Passaic County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 48.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.33% of the population.

Passaic County, New Jersey Poverty

Passaic County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic204,29351,87625.39%
Other89,49423,95026.76%
White207,09215,3407.41%
Black55,43313,02823.50%
Multiple14,9773,03120.24%
Asian26,1252,3979.18%
Native1,83195251.99%
Islander1393021.58%

16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.09%

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 51.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Passaic County, New Jersey is White, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.47%
High School14.17%
Some College9.89%
Bachelors or Greater4.05%

Passaic County, New Jersey Income

Passaic County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,476$89,683
Families$79,193$100,990
Married Families$101,311$121,485
Non Families$35,081$53,614

Passaic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Passaic County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

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

13,369

Number of Veterans

12,713

Male Veterans

656

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam4,714
Korea1,589
Second Gulf War1,491
First Gulf War1,247
World War II943
Name Veterans % of Total
White11,2424.60%
Hispanic1,7571.21%
Black1,2772.93%
Other4300.67%
Asian1970.95%
2 or More1902.08%
Indian201.78%
Hawaiian1310.66%

$Passaic County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

5.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Passaic County, New Jersey Employment Status

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Passaic County, New Jersey 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

53.59%

Born in New Jersey

70.47%

Native Born

29.53%

Foreign Born

12.79%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

70.47% of Passaic County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 53.59% having been born in New Jersey. 12.79% 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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