Passaic County NJ Information


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  1. Passaic County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forPassaic County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Passaic County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 514,923
Population in Households 504,008
Population in Familes 428,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,915
Population Density2 2,790
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $66,006
Average Household Income $90,744
Per Capita Income $29,967


Total Housing Units 179,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89,814 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 79,572 (44.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,739 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $353,478
Average Home Value $387,929


Total Households 169,386
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 122,555
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.29% 0.25%
Households 0.17% 0.19%
Families 0.15% 0.18%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


Passaic County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Passaic County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 9 62nd
Population Density # 5 81st
Diversity Index # 2 95th
Median Household Income # 17 24th
Per Capita Income # 20 10th

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