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The Borough of Paramus had a population of 27,068 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Paramus is located at latitude 40.9445 and longitude -74.0754 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Paramus 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Paramus: Parames, Pyramus.
|Total Population||27,068 (100%)|
|Population in Households||25,901 (95.7%)|
|Population in Families||23,705 (87.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,167 ( 4.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$124,508|
|Average Household Income||$163,361|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$53,144|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,094 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,530 (82.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,270 (14.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||294 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$611,072|
|Average Home Value||$652,550|
|Housing Affordability Index3||110|
|Average Household Size||2.94|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.05%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.21%|
The table below compares Paramus to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 Density||# 267||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 101||82nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 187||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 164||70th|
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