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Passaic County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 184.6 square miles
Population Density 2,715.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 505,672
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 6.9%
Under 18 24.4%
65 and over 12.9%
Females 51.3%
White 75.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 38.9
Asian 5.6%
Two or more races 2.4%
Black or African American 14.7%
Native American 1.5%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.6%
Veterans 16,098
Households and Housing
Households 162,543
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.4%
Median household income $57,654
The per capita income $27,152
Live below the poverty line. 16.3%
housing units 176,159
Multi-unit structures 53%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $351,000
Residents owning their homes. 54.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 43,366
Women-owned firms 25.4%
Asian-owned firms 6.2%
Hispanic-owned firms 17.9%
Black-owned firms 9.5%
Native American-owned firms 0.5%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $6,598,022
Retail sales per capita $13,546
Manufacturers shipments $5,178,299
Merchant wholesaler sales $7,021,052