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Paramus Residents

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Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
26,503
Unemployment Rate
2.9%
Poverty Rate
3%
Non-Citizens
7.1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 12 responses
  • Decent
    58%
  • Cultured
    17%
  • Family oriented
    8%
  • Nosy
    8%
  • Progressive
    8%

Paramus Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    31%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    57%
  • Asian
    28%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • African American
    3%
  • Two or more races
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    50%
  • Male
    50%
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    23%

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Income

Median Household Income
$128,306
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    9%
  • $25-$44k
    9%
  • $45-$74k
    12%
  • $75-$149k
    31%
  • $150k+
    40%
Median Individual Income
$42,247
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    21%
  • $15-$34k
    22%
  • $35-$64k
    22%
  • $65k+
    35%

Community

Poll
56%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 9 responses
Poll
50%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 12 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 3 responses
  • Get involved in the community
    100%

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