West Paterson, New Jersey

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Population in July 2007: 10,903.
Males: 5,247  (48.1%)
Females: 5,656  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
New Jersey median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 07424.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,673 (it was $60,273 in 2000)
West Paterson:

$78,673
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,161 (it was $29,758 in 2000)

West Paterson borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $368,538 (it was $204,400 in 2000)
West Paterson:

$368,538
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $344,827; detached houses: $367,886; townhouses or other attached units: $346,094; in 2-unit structures: $292,251; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $210,401; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $248,306; mobile homes: $150,893
March 2019 cost of living index in West Paterson: 131.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in West Paterson, NJ (2000)
    • 8,81480.2%White alone
    • 1,10510.1%Hispanic
    • 4193.8%Asian alone
    • 3273.0%Black alone
    • 2972.7%Two or more races
    • 160.1%Other race alone
    • 90.08%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in West Paterson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(26.5)
6
(53.3)
5
(44.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(141.3)
6
(53.3)
4
(35.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
84
(741.9)
53
(470.9)
70
(625.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
206
(1,819)
188
(1,671)
244
(2,182)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(185.5)
19
(168.8)
18
(160.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)196.9140.0164.5

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Crime rate in West Paterson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
New Jersey average:

3.77
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Ancestries: Italian (40.5%), Irish (15.4%), German (10.8%), Polish (7.0%), Arab (2.7%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1851

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 2.96 square miles.

Population density: 3,687 people per square mile   (average).

West Paterson, New Jersey map

2,312 residents are foreign born (10.9% Europe, 4.7% Asia, 4.6% Latin America).

This borough:

21.0%
New Jersey:

17.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
West Paterson borough:

2.2% ($4,441)
New Jersey:

2.4% ($4,047)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (2.4 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (11.0 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (14.6 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Totowa borough, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Little Falls, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Singac, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Paterson, NJ (1.6 miles ),
Clifton, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Haledon borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Cedar Grove, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Prospect Park borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.89 N, Longitude: 74.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -734 (-6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 686 (11.9%)

Distribution of median household income in West Paterson, NJ in 2017
West Paterson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in West Paterson, NJ
Historical housing units in West Paterson, NJ
Most common industries in West Paterson, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.6%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in West Paterson, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)

Average climate in West Paterson, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Paterson, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.313. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.313
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

West Paterson-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the West Paterson borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 27.4 miles away from the borough center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Paterson-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% 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 211.7 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 104.1 miles away from the city 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 249.7 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 102.7 miles away from West Paterson 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 239.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from West Paterson 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 Passaic County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Paterson topographic map

Main business address for: CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC/DE/ (MISCELLANEOUS CHEMICAL PRODUCTS).

Hospitals and medical centers near West Paterson:

  • WOODLAND PARK DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; WOODLAND PARK, NJ)
  • VALLEY REST NH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TOTOWA, NJ)
  • VALLEY REST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TOTOWA BORO, NJ)
  • ST JOSEPH'S HOME FOR ELDERLY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; TOTOWA, NJ)
  • KEW GARDENS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; KEW GARDENS, NY)
  • DOLLY MOUNT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CLIFTON, NJ)
  • DOCTORS SUBACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PATERSON, NJ)

Amtrak stations near West Paterson:

  • 12 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NEWARK, ) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Paterson:

  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 1 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,938)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 3 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Montclair State University (about 3 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 4 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Jersey College (about 8 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 9 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Berkeley College Garret Mountain Campus is located in West Paterson, NJ www.berkeleycollege.edu

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in West Paterson: Pulse Medical Transportation (A), West Paterson First Aid Squad (B), West Paterson Fire Department West Park Hose Company 1 (C), West Paterson Fire Department Rifle Camp Fire Company 3 (D), West Paterson Fire Department Passaic Valley Hose Company 2 (E), West Paterson Youth Center (F), West Paterson Engine Company Number 1 (G), West Paterson Community Building (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in West Paterson: CYTEC INDUSTRIES INC/DE/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Butchers Pond (A), Barbour Pond (B), Highland Lake (C), Great Notch Reservoir (D), New Street Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peckman River (A), Pearl Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Paterson include: Garrett Mountain Reservation (1), Frank D Zaccaria Memorial Park (2), Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Passaic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.8%
Whole state:

70.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

3.4%
Whole state:

8.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This borough:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.2%
21 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in West Paterson (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Paterson Branch at 1260 Mcbride Avenue, branch established on 1956/09/18; Garret Mountain Plaza Branch at One Garret Mountain Plaza, branch established on 1861/05/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Prospect Park Branch at 989 Mcbride Avenue, branch established on 1991/04/19. 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.
  • BNY Mellon, National Association: West Paterson Branch at 385 Rifle Camp Rd, branch established on 2002/11/01. Info updated 2012/02/29: Bank assets: $14,749.3 mil, Deposits: $11,797.5 mil, headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, The
  • TD Bank, National Association: Rt 46 & Mcbride Avenue Branch at Rt 46 & Mcbride Avenue, branch established on 1887/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in West Paterson:

Marital status in West Paterson, NJ
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in West Paterson:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
New Jersey average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Paterson, NJ (based on Passaic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic199,31556
Other44,39751
Evangelical Protestant20,164110
Mainline Protestant15,79683
Orthodox5,99014
Black Protestant3,61016
None211,954-
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: 212
This county:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Passaic County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 64
Passaic County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Passaic County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 280
Passaic County:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Passaic County:

8.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Passaic County:

24.7%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Passaic County:

18.3%
New Jersey:

18.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$181,740$87,2350$0
Streets and Highways 13$60,154$55,5270$0
Local Libraries 5$12,982$31,1575$2,338
Police - Other 5$12,168$29,20317$4,350
Financial Administration 4$11,626$34,8782$2,925
Other Government Administration 4$17,724$53,1727$3,795
Other and Unallocable 3$16,914$67,6565$3,112
Judicial and Legal 2$5,936$35,6166$4,971
Sewerage 2$11,824$70,9440$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 4$3,928
Correction 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$680
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 2$1,893
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$2,090
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 63$331,068$63,06152$30,082

West Paterson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,089,000 ($99.88)
    Regular Highways: $255,000 ($23.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $175,000 ($16.05)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,068,000 ($373.11)
    Police Protection: $2,934,000 ($269.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,179,000 ($108.14)
    Regular Highways: $882,000 ($80.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $760,000 ($69.71)
    Libraries: $532,000 ($48.79)
    Central Staff Services: $340,000 ($31.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $272,000 ($24.95)
    Financial Administration: $263,000 ($24.12)
    Sewerage: $248,000 ($22.75)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $244,000 ($22.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000 ($18.99)
    Health - Other: $82,000 ($7.52)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($4.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $52,000 ($4.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $598,000 ($54.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $802,000 ($73.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,989,000 ($457.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($4.04)

West Paterson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $60,000 ($5.50)
    Other: $9,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($0.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $184,000 ($16.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $305,000 ($27.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $154,000 ($14.12)
    Rents: $23,000 ($2.11)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($1.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,537,000 ($140.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $827,000 ($75.85)
    Highways: $255,000 ($23.39)
    Other: $173,000 ($15.87)
  • Tax - Property: $11,799,000 ($1082.18)
    Other License: $383,000 ($35.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($4.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $19,000 ($1.74)

West Paterson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,447,000 ($1508.48)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,376,000 ($1410.25)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,071,000 ($98.23)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,100,000 ($100.89)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,025,000 ($94.01)

West Paterson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,707,000 ($156.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,674,000 ($428.69)

4.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($63,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.01%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bergen County, NJ  1.29% ($68,784 average AGI)
from Essex County, NJ  0.54% ($63,377)
from Morris County, NJ  0.40% ($84,254)


5.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($400 average AGI)
Passaic County:

0.04%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($58,806 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.62% ($74,968)
to Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($75,079)
Businesses in West Paterson, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Nike2
Decora Cabinetry2On The Border1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
Dunkin Donuts3Pizza Hut1
FedEx2Subway1
GameStop1UPS5
MasterBrand Cabinets5

Strongest AM radio stations in West Paterson:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WPAT (930 AM; 5 kW; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT, INC)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Paterson:

  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • 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)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WFME (94.7 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around West Paterson:

  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of West Paterson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $5,985,000Total costs
  • 370,932Total average daily traffic
  • 14,775Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • MARIN FETTMAN, Washington Dr. (Nj05538c) (Lat: 40.885944 Lon: -74.193722), Type: 29.9, Overall height: 29.9 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Marin.Fettman@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-4000
  • Dan Menser, Washington Dr. (Nj05538c) (Lat: 40.885944 Lon: -74.193722), Type: 29.9, Overall height: 29.9 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-5178
  • DAN MENSER, Washington Dr. (Nj05538c) (Lat: 40.885944 Lon: -74.193722), Type: 29.9, Overall height: 29.9 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccasrrequest@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-5178
  • Shannon Reilly Kraus, Washington Dr. (Nj05538c) (Lat: 40.885944 Lon: -74.193722), Type: 29.9, Overall height: 29.9 m, Registrant: T-Mobile Northeast LLC, Fccregulatorycompliancecontact@t-Mobile.Com, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 383-8401

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in West Paterson, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Within 17.5 Mi Radius Of (Lat: 40.886472 Lon: -74.193194), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTE849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18865.0 MHz, 19205.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/1995, Expiration Date: 08/23/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000, Phone: (202) 371-6940
  • STATION, 1000 Ft E Of Rifle Camp Rd (Lat: 40.880639 Lon: -74.193194), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WNTQ239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.131 MHz, 928.131 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2002, Expiration Date: 10/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013, Phone: (202) 331-9495
  • NJY0212, 3 Garret Mountain Plz (Lat: 40.902806 Lon: -74.191889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 15.4 m, Call Sign: WQEN452, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18120.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2006, Expiration Date: 03/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • NJ-NNJ5923A, 1 Garret Mountain Plaza (Lat: 40.904222 Lon: -74.189083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 40.6 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WQLT759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17815.0 MHz, 23325.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 23425.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/2010, Expiration Date: 04/22/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Riffle Comp Road, Garrett Mountain (Lat: 40.893694 Lon: -74.184861), Call Sign: KNKJ998,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.362 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2004, Certifier: Kenneth Goldstein, Registrant: Alston & Bird LLP, 601 Pennsylvania Ave., Nw, North Building, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 756-3376, Fax: (202) 756-3333, Email:
  • North Tip Of Garrett Mountain, 79 Garrett Street (Lat: 40.905083 Lon: -74.181250), Call Sign: KEJ891,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.075 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2019, Expiration Date: 04/01/2029, Certifier: Robert C Knapp, Registrant: Zcall.Com, Inc., 24 Rockdale Road, West Haven, CT 06516, Phone: (800) 343-9333, Fax: (203) 933-2259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Paterson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80419 , Serial Number: 17266578, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Lawrence K Korona, 5 Lozrovich Place, West Paterson, NJ 07424

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$330,88952$275,712183$257,1318$113,75013$272,077
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$318,4004$210,00020$286,8502$205,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$349,75013$234,462116$301,80216$62,0008$280,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$328,75011$281,00056$290,4112$31,0002$230,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$369,0002$307,00013$289,7690$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2641.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$314,4001$406,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$266,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$315,0005$334,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2641.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Paterson, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Paterson, NJ - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of fires - 54 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in West Paterson, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Paterson, NJ
    • 11649.4%Structure Fires
    • 5423.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5021.3%Outside Fires
    • 156.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Paterson, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Paterson, NJ
  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Paterson, NJ
  • 83.9%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.3%No fuel used


West Paterson compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

West Paterson on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: motor vehicle operators except bus and truck drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: food (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health and personal care, except drug, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: apparel (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 (07424) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
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