Paramus, New Jersey

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Population in 2013: 26,674 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 
Males: 12,800  (48.0%)
Females: 13,874  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07652.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $94,926 (it was $76,918 in 2000)
Paramus:

$94,926
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $42,966 (it was $29,295 in 2000)

Paramus borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $532,742 (it was $286,300 in 2000)
Paramus:

$532,742
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $517,875; Detached houses: $558,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $493,772; In 2-unit structures: $433,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,297; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,077; Mobile homes: $212,030

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,837.

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  • Races in Paramus, NJ (2013)

    Paramus races chart
    • 17,11863.8%White alone
    • 6,55124.4%Asian alone
    • 2,1698.1%Hispanic
    • 4311.6%Black alone
    • 3621.3%Two or more races
    • 470.2%Other race alone
    • 240.09%American Indian alone

Races in Paramus detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Paramus: 126.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (20.7%), Irish (10.2%), German (8.3%), Polish (3.9%), Arab (3.0%), Russian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 56 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 2,547 people per square mile   (average).

Paramus,NJ real estate house value index trend

Paramus, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Paramus:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paramus borough:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

7,866 residents are foreign born (15.6% Asia, 4.9% Europe, 3.6% Latin America).

This borough:

29.4%
New Jersey:

21.6%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Paramus, New Jersey as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Paramus to the number of sex offenders is 26,532 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,064 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,889 (1.6%)

Paramus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (5.3 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (12.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Oradell borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), River Edge borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Fair Lawn borough, NJ (1.6 miles ), New Milford borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Rochelle Park, NJ (1.7 miles ), Maywood borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Emerson borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Glen Rock borough, NJ (1.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.95 N, Longitude: 74.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +28,149 (+105.2%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 2,870 (23.0%)

Paramus household income distribution Paramus home values distribution

Crime rates in Paramus by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.03.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 246110130032N/A
per 100,000 7.715.222.73.73.70.03.811.40.00.011.47.5N/A
Robberies 42503841283425364531221927
per 100,000 161.8190.3143.8153.6104.9128.094.6137.2172.0117.783.271.3101.4
Assaults 545052423643284943613685
per 100,000 208.1190.3196.8157.4134.9161.9105.9186.8164.3231.6136.230.018.8
Burglaries 1271181121336887689011980895452
per 100,000 489.4449.1423.9498.3254.9327.5257.3343.1454.8303.7336.7202.7195.3
Thefts 1,9951,7811,7221,8411,3491,4781,4671,5561,6921,6311,5511,2911,228
per 100,000 7,687.66,778.36,517.36,898.05,055.85,563.75,550.55,931.76,465.96,192.15,868.34,846.54,611.7
Auto thefts 2662062041357410443633646282835
per 100,000 1,025.0784.0772.1505.8277.3391.5162.7240.2137.6174.6105.9105.1131.4
Arson 59103579654320
per 100,000 19.334.337.811.218.726.434.122.919.115.211.47.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 454.0412.5395.2376.9271.7303.4266.8321.4336.9318.2286.4218.1217.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Paramus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 102 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
New Jersey average:

3.38

Paramus tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +787 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Paramus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Paramus, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Paramus-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Paramus borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paramus-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from Paramus center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 245.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 110.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from Paramus center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paramus topographic map

Birthplace of: Elaine Zayak - Figure skater, Michael Groveman - Chief executive.

Main business address for: HUDSON CITY BANCORP INC (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), MOVADO GROUP INC (WATCHES, CLOCKS, CLOCKWORK OPERATED DEVICES/PARTS), WIRELESS TELECOM GROUP INC (INSTRUMENTS FOR MEAS & TESTING OF ELECTRICITY & ELEC SIGNALS).

Hospitals in Paramus:

  • BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 230 EAST RIDGEWOOD AVE)
  • LIFE SOURCE SERVICES HOSPICE (230 EAST RIDGEWOOD AVENUE)
  • YANKEE SURGICAL CENTER DBA PARAMUS SURGICAL CENTER (30 WEST CENTURY ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Paramus:

  • VALLEY HOME CARE INC. (15 ESSEX ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Paramus:

  • BERGEN PINES CO HOSP (RIDGEWOOD RD)
  • BERGEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (230 E RIDGEWOOD AVE)
  • CARE ONE AT RIDGEWOOD AVENUE (W-90 RIDGEWOOD AVE)
  • DELLRIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (532 FARVIEW AVE)
  • DELLRIDGE NURSING HOME (532 FAIRVIEW AVE)
  • N J VETERANS MEM HOME PARAMUS (1 VETERANS DRIVE)
  • PARAMUS CARE CENTER (593 PARAMUS RD)

Heliports located in Paramus:

Amtrak stations near Paramus:

  • 9 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Paramus:

  • Bergen Community College (Full-time enrollment: 11,826; Location: 400 Paramus Rd; Public; Website: www.bergen.edu)
  • Lincoln Technical Institute-Paramus (FT enrollment: 618; Location: 240 Bergen Town Center; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lincolntech.com)
  • Capri Institute of Hair Design-Paramus (FT enrollment: 188; Location: 615 Winters Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.capriinstitute.com)
  • Empire Beauty School-Paramus (FT enrollment: 160; Location: 332 Rt 4 E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Paramus:

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 5 miles; Teaneck, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,349)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 6 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Jersey College (about 6 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 7 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Montclair State University (about 10 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)

Public high schools in Paramus:

Private high schools in Paramus:

  • PARAMUS CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,588; Location: 425 PARAMUS RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • FRISCH YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 646; Location: 120 W CENTURY RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • PALISADES LEARNING CENTER (Students: 92; Location: 304 E MIDLAND AVE; Grades: 8 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Paramus:

Private elementary/middle schools in Paramus:

  • YAVNEH ACADEMY (Students: 769; Location: 155 N FARVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • YESHIVAT NOAM SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 70 WEST CENTURY RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • VISITATION ACADEMY (Students: 284; Location: 222 FARVIEW AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL (Students: 113; Location: 639 PARAMUS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE GROWING GARDEN NURSERY SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 156 FOREST AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TURRELL CHILDCARE & EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 61; Location: 200 ROBIN RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KIDZ KAZOOM (Students: 49; Location: 49 E MIDLAND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • DAVID GREGORY SCHOOL INC (Students: 45; Location: 347 N FARVIEW AVE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • ALPINE LEARNING GROUP INC (Students: 29; Location: 777 PARAMUS RD; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Paramus, School District: RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE

Library in Paramus:

  • PARAMUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,200,018; Location: E. 116 CENTURY ROAD; 100,388 books; 6,980 audio materials; 11,278 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 344 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Berkeley College is located at 64 East Midland Avenue, Paramus, NJ 201-967-9667. Berkeley College is a fully accredited college awarding both Associate and Baccalaureate degrees.

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Notable locations in Paramus: Orchard Hills Golf Course (A), Ridgewood Golf Club (B), Saddle River Golf Club (C), Arcola Golf Club (D), Mount Saint Andrews (E), Paramus Volunteer Ambulance Corps (F), Eden Ambulance Corporation (G), Paramus Rescue Squad (H), Paramus Fire Company 1 (I), Paramus Fire Company 3 (J), Paramus Fire Company 2 (K), Paramus Fire Department Company 4 (L), Paramus Public Library (M), Paramus Municipal Building (N), Charles E Reid Branch Paramus Public Library (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Bergen Mall Shopping Center (1), Paramus Place Shopping Center (2), Garden State Plaza Shopping Center (3), Fashion Center Shopping Center (4), Paramus Park Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Paramus include: HUDSON CITY BANCORP INC (A), MOVADO GROUP INC (B), WIRELESS TELECOM GROUP INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paramus include: Annunciation Roman Catholic Church (A), Christ Lutheran Church (B), Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church (C), Church of the Savior (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: George Washington Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Herring Brook (A), Van Saun Mill Brook (B), Coles Brook (C), Behnke Brook (D), Saint Andrews Brook (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Paramus include: Constitution Grove Park (1), Fireman's Park (2), Waymele Park (3), Sirianni Park (4), Paramus Park (5), Petruska Park (6), Van Saun County Park (7), George W Hodgins Stadium (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bergen Museum (State Highway 4 & Fo), New Jersey Children's Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 599 Valley Health Plaza), Lasertron at Sportsworld (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 North State Route 17).

Hotels: Howard Johnson (393 North State Route 17), Comfort Inn & Suites Of Paramus (211 State Hwy No 17), Howard Johnson Inn (393 N State Rt 17), Linwood Executive Guest House (40 Linwood Avenue West), Radisson Inn Paramus (601 From Road).

Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 12.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.6%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.8% for Black residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.5% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  80.4%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  1.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Paramus in 2010:

  • 572 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 521 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Paramus in 2000:

  • 651 people in nursing homes
  • 454 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 454 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 80 people in other group homes
  • 77 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 36 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 35 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 34 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Paramus, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Paramus compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Paramus (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Bergen Mall Banking Center Branch, Paramus - Private Banking, Midland Avenue, Paramus Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Valley National Bank: Bergen Mall Branch, North Paramus Branch, Midland Avenue Branch, 80 East Ridgewood Avenue Branch. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • TD Bank, National Association: Paramus Branch, Paramus Mall Branch, Paramus Road Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Paramus Drive-Up Branch, Paramus - Forest Avenue Branch, Paramus - Garden State Plaza Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Columbia Bank: Farview Branch, Bergen Town Center Branch, Route 17 Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: Paramus Branch at 231 Route 4 West, branch established on 2006/10/01; Paramus Branch at 700 Route 17, branch established on 2005/12/05. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Paramus Pb Branch at 95 Route 17 S, branch established on 2010/04/28; Paramus-Linwood Branch at 859 Route 17, branch established on 1976/11/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • MARINERS BANK: Paramus Branch at 242 Oradell Avenue, branch established on 2008/08/08. Info updated 2010/07/21: Bank assets: $295.9 mil, Deposits: $268.5 mil, headquarters in Edgewater, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mariner's Bancorp
  • Beal Bank, SSB: Paramus Branch at 370 N State Highwy 17, branch established on 2011/08/01. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $3,750.0 mil, Deposits: $2,445.6 mil, headquarters in Plano, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Paramus, New Jersey:

  • Crowne Plaza Paramus, 601 From Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 262-6900, Fax: (201) 262-4955
  • La Quinta Inn, 393 Rt 17, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 265-4200
  • Holiday Inn Paramus, 50 Rt 17 N, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 843-5400, Fax: (201) 712-0434
  • Holiday Inn Express, 50 Rt 17 North, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 843-5400, Fax: (201) 712-0434
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 211 Rt 17 S, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 261-8686, Fax: (201) 261-0372
  • Courtyard By Marriott Paramus, 320 Rt 17 N, Paramus, NJ 07652 , Phone: (201) 599-1414, Fax: (201) 599-1818
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Paramus, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
New Jersey average:

12.7

Paramus travel time to work - commute Paramus mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Paramus borough (based on Bergen County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$61,482$73,7781$6,153
Other Government Administration 6$50,673$101,3460$0
Judicial and Legal 5$33,162$79,5896$17,162
Police Protection - Officers 60$506,816$101,3630$0
Police - Other 11$52,538$57,31437$33,701
Firefighters 39$321,287$98,8580$0
Fire - Other 5$23,311$55,9465$5,791
Streets and Highways 32$202,099$75,7870$0
Health 4$22,043$66,1290$0
Solid Waste Management 16$115,260$86,4455$10,745
Sewerage 4$18,052$54,1560$0
Parks and Recreation 19$103,172$65,16116$5,331
Local Libraries 20$117,283$70,37044$40,745
Other and Unallocable 20$116,407$69,8446$15,895
Totals for Government 251$1,743,585$83,359120$135,523

Paramus government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $2,116,000 ($79.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $715,000 ($26.81)
    Regular Highways: $152,000 ($5.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $120,000 ($4.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $11,481,000 ($430.42)
    General - Other: $11,049,000 ($414.22)
    Libraries: $2,393,000 ($89.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,139,000 ($80.19)
    Regular Highways: $1,458,000 ($54.66)
    Central Staff Services: $1,370,000 ($51.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,246,000 ($46.71)
    Health - Other: $982,000 ($36.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $728,000 ($27.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $711,000 ($26.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $659,000 ($24.71)
    Financial Administration: $657,000 ($24.63)
    Sewerage: $464,000 ($17.40)
    General Public Buildings: $368,000 ($13.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000 ($2.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,399,000 ($52.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,151,000 ($80.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $579,000 ($21.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $136,000 ($5.10)
    General - Other: $104,000 ($3.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,924,000 ($746.94)

Paramus government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,566,000 ($96.20)
    Sewerage: $1,471,000 ($55.15)
    All Other: $27,000 ($1.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $90,000 ($3.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,121,000 ($42.03)
    Interest Earnings: $438,000 ($16.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,873,000 ($220.18)
    All Other: $546,000 ($20.47)
  • Tax - Property: $31,054,000 ($1164.20)
    Other License: $2,131,000 ($79.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $240,000 ($9.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $78,000 ($2.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $70,000 ($2.62)

Paramus government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,314,000 ($1436.38)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,930,000 ($1047.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,335,000 ($462.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,951,000 ($73.14)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $5,304,000 ($198.85)

Paramus government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,041,000 ($263.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,559,000 ($208.41)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($962 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.79% ($71,204 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.74% ($47,840)
from New York County, NY  0.34% ($111,040)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,640 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.64% ($52,858 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.61% ($59,466)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($85,283)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paramus:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paramus:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Paramus:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Paramus fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 83Number of bridges
  • 778m2,552ftTotal length
  • $10,170,000Total costs
  • 5,148,048Total average daily traffic
  • 171,369Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 381950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 241990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Paramus, NJ
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Paramus)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Paramus, NJ)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paramus)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Paramus)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$462,188156$382,577687$335,96850$180,1200$014$302,786
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$017$428,76568$353,7507$23,4290$04$306,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$402,40036$392,611222$397,76127$105,6671$390,0005$291,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$435,75026$378,885135$378,5119$105,4440$03$280,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$350,00011$425,54541$387,7563$48,3330$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0421.00 , 0423.01, 0423.02, 0424.00, 0425.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$400,2674$416,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$391,2734$375,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$421,6000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$518,0002$591,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0421.00 , 0423.01, 0423.02, 0424.00, 0425.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Paramus

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paramus, NJ
Most common first names in Paramus, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John32274.4 years
Mary29583.9 years
Joseph21376.4 years
William21277.1 years
Anna17885.5 years
Margaret15483.0 years
Helen14781.8 years
George14274.4 years
Rose12784.6 years
Charles12473.9 years
Most common last names in Paramus, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5179.5 years
Johnson3079.4 years
Miller2881.0 years
Kim2581.6 years
Schmidt2278.4 years
Jones2176.9 years
Murray2079.1 years
Brown1980.9 years
Lee1879.0 years
Walsh1880.8 years
Businesses in Paramus, NJ
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1J. Jill1
ALDO3J.Crew2
AT&T6JCPenney1
Abercrombie & Fitch2Jamba Juice1
Abercrombie Kids1JoS. A. Bank1
Aeropostale3Johnny Rockets1
Aerosoles1Jones New York7
American Eagle Outfitters1Journeys1
Ann Taylor3Juicy Couture1
Apple Store1Justice2
Applebee's1KFC1
Ashley Furniture1Kmart1
Audi1Kohl's1
Avenue1Kroger1
Bakers2La Quinta1
Banana Republic2La-Z-Boy2
Barnes & Noble1LensCrafters5
Baskin-Robbins3Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works2Macy's3
Bebe1Marriott1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Marshalls1
Brookstone2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's4
Burlington Coat Factory1Men's Wearhouse3
Buybuy BABY1Motherhood Maternity3
CVS1New Balance6
Cache1New York & Co2
Casual Male XL1Nike30
Catherines1Nissan1
Century 211Nordstrom2
Charlotte Russe2Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Old Navy2
Chick-Fil-A1On The Border1
Chico's1Pac Sun1
Chipotle1Panera Bread2
Cinnabon 2Payless3
Circle K1Penske1
Clarks1PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pier 1 Imports2
Coldwater Creek1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Popeyes2
Crate & Barrel1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1RadioShack2
Decora Cabinetry2Raymour & Flanigan1
DressBarn2Red Lobster1
Dressbarn2Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts9SAS Shoes1
Express2Sears3
Famous Footwear1Sephora2
FedEx10Skechers USA2
Finish Line1Soma Intimates2
Foot Locker2Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel5
Forever 211Staples2
GNC3Starbucks5
GameStop6Stop & Shop1
Gap5T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill1Talbots1
Gymboree3Target1
H&M2The Room Place5
H&R Block1Toys"R"Us5
Haagen-Dazs2Trader Joe's1
Harmon Face Values1UPS16
Holiday Inn2Urban Outfitters1
Hollister Co.2Vans6
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless5
Honda1Victoria's Secret2
Hot Topic1Wendy's4
Houlihan's1Wet Seal1
Hyatt1Whole Foods Market1
Hyundai1World Gym1
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