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Where is Paterson, NJ?

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Paterson is a city found in New Jersey, The United States Of America. It is located 40.92 latitude and -74.17 longitude and it is situated at elevation 35 meters above sea level.

Paterson has a population of 146,199 making it the 3rd biggest city in New Jersey. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Newark.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State New Jersey
Population 146,199
Elevation 35 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -74.171810
Latitude 40.916770

Paterson has a population of around 146987, of which 69814 (47%) are male and 77173 (52%) are female. The average age of the inhabitants of Paterson is 34.17, meaning that the average person is below the national median age of 37. For every male, there are approximately 1.11 females, meaning that the population is relatively evenly distributed between males and female(s).

Of Paterson's 146987 residents, around 135342 (92.10%) identify as having a single race. Of the population, 54357 are white (37.00%), 44975 are black/African Americans (30.60%), 274 are native Americans (0.20%), 5610 are asians (3.80%), 8 are pacific islanders (0.00%), 30118 are other (20.00%).

The median income of households in Paterson is $32915.00, meaning that most of the households are above the poverty threshold for families of three. Of the total population, 15.80% of households reported an annual income of less than $10,000.

Paterson, NJ Zipcodes

The city of Paterson has 9 zipcodes recognized by the United States Census Bureau: 7501, 7502, 7503, 7504, 7505, 7513, 7514, 7522, 7524.

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.