The Borough of Paramus had a population of 27,130 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Paramus is located at latitude 40.9473 and longitude -74.0702 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Paramus (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 69 feet.
The Borough of Paramus (GNIS ID: 885340) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Paramus population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Paramus: Parames, Pyramus.
|Population in Households||25,965|
|Population in Familes||23,756|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,165|
|Average Household Size||2.95|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||9,100 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,423 (81.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,380 (15.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||297 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$596,215|
|Average Home Value||$625,869|
|Median Household Income||$105,886|
|Average Household Income||$134,982|
|Per Capita Income||$45,409|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.73%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
The table below compares Paramus to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 35||94th|
|Population Density1||# 265||52nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 165||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 118||79th|
|Per Capita Income||# 165||70th|
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