Nationwide Claims to Fame

Passaic is 8th out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Passaic is 36th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Statewide Claims to Fame

Passaic is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Passaic is 4th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Passaic is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in People per household

Passaic is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income below poverty line

Passaic is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Passaic is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Passaic is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

Passaic is 8th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

Passaic is 8th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Passaic is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Passaic, New Jersey Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 70,218 8th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.1 124th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 22,180.9 6th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 9.9% 3rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 31.5% 8th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.7% 246th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 64.9% 254th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 14.8% 234th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 45.1% 236th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 10.6% 58th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.1% 7th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.4% 146th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 125th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.5% 7th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 71.0% 4th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 16.1% 243rd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 49.8% 227th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 46.3% 11th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 20,432 15th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 80.5% 9th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 20,357 14th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 27.5% 248th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $345,400 141st $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.4 5th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $14,606 252nd $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $30,363 251st $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 29.2% 6th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Passaic Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,740 11th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $415,425 24th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $6,252 130th $14,453 $12,990

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