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The Borough of Paramus had a population of 26,653 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||26,653 (100%)|
|Population in Households||25,486 (95.6%)|
|Population in Families||23,301 (87.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,167 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$125,757|
|Average Household Income||$164,247|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$53,931|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,063 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,611 (84.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,134 (12.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||319 ( 3.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$619,217|
|Average Home Value||$660,371|
|Housing Affordability Index3||109|
|Average Household Size||2.91|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.42%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.26%|
The table below compares Paramus to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 269||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 102||81st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 192||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 174||68th|
|Diversity Index||# 162||70th|
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