Passaic, NJ 07055 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07055: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Passaic, NJ 07055

Not Acceptable, USPS
Dundee, NJ 07055
Passaic Park, NJ 07055

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,241
  • Single Family Addresses: 12,807
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,873
  • County: Passaic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.859, Longitude -74.131
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Passaic, NJ 07055 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 71,211
Population in Households 70,753
Population in Familes 59,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 458
Population Density1 22,812
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 19,620
Average Household Size 3.61
Family Households 14,730
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 20,890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,499 (21.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,121 (72.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,270 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $316,286
Average Home Value $334,624


Median Household Income $32,926
Average Household Income $48,272
Per Capita Income $13,541
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.49%
Households 0.2% 0.4%
Families 0.18% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   0.52%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Passaic, NJ 07055 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07055 to the other 580 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 100th
Population Density1 # 10 98th
Diversity Index2 # 16 97th
Median Household Income # 561 3rd
Per Capita Income # 567 2nd

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