Paramus

Residents of Paramus enjoy a vibrant community with an upscale atmosphere and thriving businesses.

Overview for Paramus, NJ

26,650 people live in Paramus, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $51,858. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,650

Total Population

50 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$51,858

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Paramus, NJ

Paramus has 8,354 households, with an average household size of 2.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Paramus do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 26,650 people call Paramus home. The population density is 2,551.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

26,650

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

50

Median Age

49.62 / 50.38%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
8,354

Total Households

2.98

Average Household Size

$51,858

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Paramus, NJ

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Paramus. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Memorial Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
The Growing Garden Nursery School
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Paramus Catholic High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
N. A. Bleshman Regional Day School
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Bergen County Technical High School - Paramus
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Midland Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
4/5
Parkway Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
4/5
David Gregory School
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Yeshivat Noam School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Bergen County Technical High School - Paramus
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Applied Technology High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
East Brook Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Ridge Ranch Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
3/5
Educational Partnership For Instructing Children
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
West Brook Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
4/5
Stony Lane Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 4th
4/5
Alpine Learning Group
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
1st - 8th
No rating available
Sinai School At Ma'ayanot
PRIVATE
Undergrad - Undergrad
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available

Welcome to Paramus

An accessible community with upscale neighborhoods and community events.
 
Paramus, New Jersey, is a vibrant suburban community in Bergen County. The town is home to a growing population and offers a range of amenities. From its picturesque streets lined with historic homes and buildings to its numerous parks and recreational facilities, Paramus is the perfect place to call home. Its proximity to New York City makes it an ideal spot for commuters, while its suburban lifestyle makes it attractive to those who wish to escape the bustle of city life.
 
Homes in this area are primarily single-family, with styles ranging from Tudor and Cape Cods to Colonials and more modern architecture. Residents of Paramus enjoy a vibrant community with an upscale atmosphere and thriving businesses. Locals can find everything they need in Paramus and easily access surrounding communities because several major highways pass through town.
 

What to Love

  • Access to major highways and close to everything
  • Luxury homes and elegant neighborhoods
  • Excellent schools and colleges
  • Upscale stores, restaurants, and shops

Local Lifestyle

Paramus is a vibrant community located in Bergen County. It is known for its affluent lifestyle, scenic natural surroundings, and proximity to New York City. The area offers various unique homes, from Colonial-style houses to modern luxury residences.
 
It is known for its hometown charm and its convenient location. Residents take pride in the premier community and enjoy access to the amenities they need and desire. Paramus provides residents with a peaceful and comfortable place to call home with ample entertainment, dining, and recreational opportunities close to the community.
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Paramus is a great place to shop and dine. From upscale boutiques and luxury brands to fine dining, Paramus has an excellent selection of stores and restaurants. Garden State Plaza is a premier indoor mall with luxury retailers and services. The mall provides valet parking and high-end shopping, and personal styling services for a comfortable and top-notch experience. Shoppers can explore luxury brands like Versace, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and Burberry. The mall also has many upscale restaurants, a movie theater, and social events. The Capital Grille is a luxury steakhouse known for its dry-aged steaks and extensive wine list.
 
Paramus has a Whole Foods grocery store, a popular shopping place for organic produce and eco-friendly grocery options. Kiku is a traditional Japanese restaurant with central grills for a personal dining experience.
 

Things to Do

Van Saun County Park is one of the most popular parks in the county, with 130 acres and many recreational opportunities and attractions. The park features miles of walking and biking paths, picnic pavilions, tennis courts, a playground, and a catch-and-release fishing pond. It is also a popular gathering place for community events like concerts and outdoor movies. The park also holds the Bergen County Zoo, which features a range of animals, a train ride, and a carousel.
 
The Ridgewood Country Club is an exclusive club with a unique 27-hole course split into three nine-hole loops. The club dates back to 1927 when it purchased more than 250 acres and now features a restoration and preservation team to keep the history and charm in the Normal-Revival clubhouse. Members can also enjoy fine dining and a robust social calendar. Saddle River County Park is a linear park that runs along Paramus, providing many recreational areas and activities, including the Dunkerhook Area, which features tennis courts, a playground, fishing, athletic fields, and pavilions.
 

Schools

Paramus Borough School District serves students in the community from kindergarten to 12th grade with eight schools. The district has comprehensive academic programs and varied extracurriculars.
 

Property Listings

Around Paramus, NJ

There's plenty to do around Paramus, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

51
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
42
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
41
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Vegan Food Truck, Aquarius Health Foods, and Haworth Wine & Spirits.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.82 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.72 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.39 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.32 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.13 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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