Paterson, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Paterson, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
145,710
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
26.6%
Median Home
$244,200
Median Income
$41,360
Median Rent
$1,193

Paterson SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
3
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
10
Education
4
Commute
7

Paterson, NJ Crime Report

4,351
Total Crimes
3,003.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
21.27%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Paterson
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 4,351 3,003.5 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,219 841.5 206.9 366.7
Murder 19 13.1 2.9 5.0
Robbery 464 320.3 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 682 470.8 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 3,132 2,162.0 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 847 584.7 184.6 340.5
Larceny 1,829 1,262.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 456 314.8 116.4 219.9

Paterson, NJ Cost Of Living

115
Paterson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Paterson New Jersey National Average
Overall 115 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 108 110 100
Health 107 102 100
Housing 125 158 100
Transportation 111 110 100
Utilities 105 100 100

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Rankings for Paterson in New Jersey

Map Of Paterson, NJ

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Population over time in Paterson

Year Population % Change
2019 145,710 -0.1%
2018 145,800 -1.4%
2017 147,890 0.7%
2016 146,894 -0.1%
2015 146,987 0.4%
2014 146,341 0.3%
2013 145,920 0.2%
2012 145,655 -0.2%
2011 145,915 0.1%
2010 145,836 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paterson

White
8.5% (12,330)
African American
24.8% (36,167)
American Indian
0.0% (17)
Asian
4.5% (6,595)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (525)
Two Or More
1.0% (1,467)
Hispanic
60.8% (88,609)
Race Paterson NJ USA
White 8.5% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 24.8% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 60.8% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Paterson

Female
51.4% (74,894)
Male
48.6% (70,816)
Gender Paterson NJ USA
Female 51.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paterson for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
15.0% (21,856)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (16,028)
High School / GED
43.0% (62,655)
Some College
17.0% (24,770)
Associate's Degree
3.0% (4,371)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (13,113)
Master's Degree
2.0% (2,914)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Paterson NJ USA
< 9th Grade 15.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 43.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 3.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Paterson, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
12.0% (1,741,882)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (1,003,401)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.0% (2,033,004)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (1,606,348)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (2,021,036)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (2,376,529)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.0% (1,604,731)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (1,425,205)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (451,563)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (307,295)
Income Paterson NJ USA
Less than $10,000 12.0% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.0% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.0% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 14.0% 7.7%

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