In 2019, Passaic County, NJ had a population of 502k people with a median age of 37.7 and a median household income of $77,040. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Passaic County, NJ declined from 503,310 to 501,826, a −0.295% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,259 to $77,040, a 2.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Passaic County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.3%), White (Hispanic) (26.3%), Other (Hispanic) (14.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.1%). 0% of the households in Passaic County, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 85.1% of the residents in Passaic County, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Passaic County, NJ are Montclair State University (5,581 degrees awarded in 2019), William Paterson University of New Jersey (2,215 degrees), and Passaic County Community College (1,411 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Passaic County, NJ was $360,100, and the homeownership rate was 52.5%. Most people in Passaic County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Passaic County, NJ was 2 cars per household.