PassaicNew Jersey

Passaic Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Passaic is 69,637. 34.35% is under 18, while 6.85% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.81% of the population was five years old or younger, 34.35% were 18 years or younger and 16.54% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 54.26% female and 45.74% male.

Passaic Housing

According to the US Census, Passaic has 21,049 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Passaic was 97.14%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $350,800

Passaic Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that Some Other Race Alone and White Alone constitute 70.12% of Passaic's population. Residents of the city who were Black Or African American Alone, made up 7.54% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 3.86% of the city's population and American Indian And Alaska Native Alone at 3.22%

Some Other Race Alone48.57%
White Alone21.55%
Black Or African American Alone7.54%
Asian Alone3.86%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone3.22%
White Black Or African American0.47%

How Educated is Passaic

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 11.5% of Passaic residents had a bachelor's degree, while 7.3% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 18.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Passaic CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher53.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree33.6%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency32.5%
Less Than 9th Grade24.1%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher13.2%
From 9th To 12th Grade No Diploma12.4%

Average Income in Passaic

The median household income in Passaic is $51,806. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $51,806.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $51,651 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $78,813.

A closer examination of the income groups of Passaic households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $75,000 and $99,999 (11.7%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (5.2%). 5.4% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$78,813
Nonfamily households$24,121