Nationwide Claims to Fame

Paramus is 10th out of 4,418 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Statewide Claims to Fame

Paramus is 1st in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales

Paramus is 1st in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Paramus is 5th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Paramus is 13th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Paramus is 13th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Paramus is 18th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Size in square miles

Paramus, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 26,532 32nd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 10.5 18th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,516 184th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 4.0% 246th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.5% 171st 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 21.9% 13th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.2% 120th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 46.8% 72nd 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 72.3% 162nd 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.4% 207th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 184th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 22.3% 23rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 123rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.5% 115th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 160th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 66.9% 152nd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.3% 153rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 26.8% 71st 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 8,915 39th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 10.1% 212th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 8,322 38th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 88.6% 48th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $578,500 38th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.0 35th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $40,098 81st $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $104,105 55th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.6% 182nd 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Paramus Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,383 13th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $3,621,063 1st $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $139,368 1st $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $151,481 5th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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