|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Passaic is 69,633. Passaic, New Jersey is the 541st largest city in the US.
Passaic is located entirely in Passaic County.
The peak population of Passaic was in 2020, when its population was 70,316. In 2020, Passaic was the 533rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 541st largest city in the US. Passaic is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Passaic has grown 2.5% since the 2000. Passaic, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 80% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Passaic has a population density of 22,180.9 people per square mile. Passaic has the 6th highest population density in New Jersey.
|536||North Richland Hills, Texas||70,209||25.4%|
|537||West Des Moines, Iowa||69,792||47.9%|
|538||Redondo Beach, California||69,781||9.8%|
|539||Walnut Creek, California||69,695||7.8%|
|541||Passaic, New Jersey||69,633||2.5%|
|542||Yuba City, California||69,536||36.0%|
|543||Eau Claire, Wisconsin||69,441||11.7%|
|544||Bayonne, New Jersey||69,211||11.9%|
|547||East Orange, New Jersey||68,903||-1.2%|
The total voting age population of Passaic, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 32,872. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.9% of the residents of Passaic are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Passaic are 64.6% White, 21.9% Other, 8.1% Black, 2.8% Asian, 1.9% Two or more races and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 74.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Passaic, 28.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.5%. On a per-household basis, 27.3% of families are below the poverty line in Passaic.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.0% of Passaic residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 66.7% of Passaic residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Passaic residents aged 5 and older, 75.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 70.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Passaic is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Passaic, 7.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Passaic is $40,865.
In Passaic, 22.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 77.7% of housing units in Passaic.
Of all the housing units in Passaic, 37.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Passaic, 5.1% 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 Passaic is $1,183.
In Passaic, 73.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.