|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paramus is 26,416. Paramus, New Jersey is the 1,475th largest city in the US.
Paramus is located entirely in Bergen County.
The peak population of Paramus was in 2020, when its population was 26,606. In 2020, Paramus was the 1,458th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,475th largest city in the US. Paramus is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Paramus has grown 2.5% since the 2000. Paramus, New Jersey's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Paramus has a population density of 2,516 people per square mile.
|1469||Key West, Florida||26,527||4.3%|
|1475||Paramus, New Jersey||26,416||2.5%|
|1478||South Pasadena, California||26,314||8.2%|
|1479||Elmira, New York||26,299||-15.0%|
The total voting age population of Paramus, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 19,578. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.4% of the residents of Paramus are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Paramus are 66.4% White, 28.6% Asian, 2.8% Black, 1.8% Two or more races, 0.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 11.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Paramus, 3.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.0%. On a per-household basis, 2.1% of families are below the poverty line in Paramus.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.8% of Paramus residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.4% of Paramus residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.8% have a bachelor's degree and 17.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Paramus residents aged 5 and older, 42.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 17.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 15.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Paramus is 4.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Paramus, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Paramus is $128,306.
In Paramus, 85.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.1% of housing units in Paramus.
Of all the housing units in Paramus, 4.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Paramus, 12.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paramus is $2,011.
In Paramus, 90.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.