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Paramus
  • Suburb in New Jersey

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Paramus is a suburb of New York City with a population of 26,403. Paramus is in Bergen County and is one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Living in Paramus offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Paramus there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Paramus and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Paramus are highly rated.

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About Paramus...
Population
26,403

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$614,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,503
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Paramus Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    76.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    7.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    34.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,601.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    99.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Paramus

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$130,273
National
$64,994

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