Paterson, NJ 07501 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Paterson, NJ 07501

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 903
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,297
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,021
  • County: Passaic County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.913, Longitude -74.175
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Paterson, NJ 07501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07501 to the other 567 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 68 88th
Population Density1 # 15 98th
Diversity Index2 # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 559 2nd
Per Capita Income # 563 1st

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Paterson, NJ 07501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 33,874
Population in Households 31,937
Population in Familes 25,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,937
Population Density1 19,059
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 10,434
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 6,967
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 11,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,726 (15.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,708 (75.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,088 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $268,512
Average Home Value $284,777


Median Household Income $24,908
Average Household Income $32,297
Per Capita Income $10,946
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.54%
Households 0.57% 0.59%
Families 0.48% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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.

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