Paterson City PUMA, NJ

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Population
145,800
1.41% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
Median Age
33.3

Poverty Rate
28.1%

Median Household Income
$39,282
8.8% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$237,500
0.849% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
61,519
2.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Paterson City PUMA, NJ had a population of 146k people with a median age of 33.3 and a median household income of $39,282. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Paterson City PUMA, NJ declined from 147,890 to 145,800, a -1.41% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,106 to $39,282, a 8.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Other (Hispanic) (35.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.9%), White (Hispanic) (20.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.16%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.77%). 62.8% of the households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 80.4% of the residents in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Passaic County Community College (1,411 degrees awarded in 2019) and Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences (146 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was $237,500, and the homeownership rate was 26.3%. Most people in Paterson City PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was 1 car per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in New Jersey, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 55.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (1.87%). The most partisan county was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for New Jersey
55.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in New Jersey
  1. 77.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 74.7% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  3. 66.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in New Jersey was Essex County, NJ with 77.5% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in New Jersey colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who had become Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Paterson City PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 146k people, from which 80.4% are citizens. As of 2018, 38.5% of Paterson City PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (56.1k people).

In 2018, there were 1.41 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (51.4k people) in Paterson City PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 29.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Spanish (72,866 speakers), Bengali (4,817 speakers), and Arabic (2,918 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paterson City PUMA, NJ
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    51.4k ± 2.33k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.4k ± 1.33k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    29.4k ± 2.14k
60.9%
Hispanic Population
88.8k people

In 2018, there were 1.41 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (51.4k people) in Paterson City PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 29.4k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

60.9% of the people in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are hispanic (88.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Paterson City PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    72,866 speakers (54.3%)
  2. Bengali
    4,817 speakers (3.59%)
  3. Arabic
    2,918 speakers (2.18%)

62.8% of Paterson City PUMA, NJ citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 54.3% of the overall population of Paterson City PUMA, NJ are native Spanish speakers. 3.59% speak Bengali and 2.18% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38.5%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
56.1k people
35.1%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
51.6k people

As of 2018, 38.5% of Paterson City PUMA, NJ residents (56.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was 35.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

25
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was 33.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Paterson City PUMA, NJ residents was 33.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Dominican Republic
    25,068 ± 3,537 people
  2. Peru
    5,869 ± 1,843 people
  3. Bangladesh
    4,701 ± 1,656 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Dominican Republic, the natal country of 25,068 Paterson City PUMA, NJ residents, followed by Peru with 5,869 and Bangladesh with 4,701.

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Citizenship

80.4%
2018 Citizenship
81%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 80.4% of Paterson City PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was 81%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    551 ± 149
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    348 ± 131
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    103 ± 74

Paterson City PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Paterson City PUMA, NJ is $39,282. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

Males in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have an average income that is 1.16 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,625. The income inequality in Paterson City PUMA, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.389, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Paterson City PUMA, NJ employs 61.5k people. The largest industries in Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Restaurants & Food Services (3,924 people), Construction (3,340 people), and Not specified manufacturing industries (3,082 people), and the highest paying industries are Shoe stores ($82,012), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($80,237), and Executive offices & legislative bodies ($80,183).

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,282
2018 value
± $1,830
8.8%
1 Year Growth
± 5.17%

Households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have a median annual income of $39,282, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,106 in 2017, which represents a 8.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$44,914
Average Male Salary in Paterson City PUMA, NJ
± $5,444
$38,625
Average Female Salary in Paterson City PUMA, NJ
± $6,097

In 2019, full-time male employees in Paterson City PUMA, NJ made 1.16 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Paterson City PUMA, NJ by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Paterson City PUMA, NJ
  1. Asian
    $45,315 ± $25,607
  2. Black
    $41,253 ± $7,033
  3. Two or More Races
    $40,806 ± $27,425

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Paterson City PUMA, NJ workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than Black workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Paterson City PUMA, NJ.

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Wage Distribution

0.389
2019 Wage GINI in Paterson City PUMA, NJ
0.396
2018 Wage GINI in Paterson City PUMA, NJ

In 2019, the income inequality in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was 0.389 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.94% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Paterson City PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Paterson City PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ with a value of $153,199, followed by Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood Boroughs PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest) PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $147,821 and $144,550.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paterson City PUMA, NJ (40.7k out of 144k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Hispanic
    24,803 ± 1,148
  2. Other
    14,406 ± 933
  3. White
    12,364 ± 832

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paterson City PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

61.5k
2019 Value
2.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.17%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paterson City PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.17%, from 60.2k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paterson City PUMA, NJ, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (5,798 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,747 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,045 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paterson City PUMA, NJ.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Paterson City PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (5,798 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,747 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (2,045 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Paterson City PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of residents working as Helpersproduction workers (42.8 times higher than expected), Transportation attendants, except flight attendants (9.32 times), and Packaging & filling machine operators & tenders (9.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Paterson City PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Medical & health services managers ($139,001), Computer & information systems managers ($136,998), and Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters ($85,071).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

61.5k
2019 Value
2.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.17%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Paterson City PUMA, NJ grew at a rate of 2.17%, from 60.2k employees to 61.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paterson City PUMA, NJ, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,924 people), Construction (3,340 people), and Not specified manufacturing industries (3,082 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paterson City PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Paterson City PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Paterson City PUMA, NJ, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,924 people), Construction (3,340 people), and Not specified manufacturing industries (3,082 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Paterson City PUMA, NJ has an unusually high number of Not specified manufacturing industries (15.6 times higher than expected), Barber shops (6.12 times), and Other consumer goods rental (5.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Paterson City PUMA, NJ, by average salary, are Shoe stores ($82,012), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($80,237), and Executive offices & legislative bodies ($80,183).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.4B
  2. $52.6B
  3. $51.9B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $57.4B, followed by Electronics ($52.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($51.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound New Jersey products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$660B
2018 Value in New Jersey
$1.36T
Projected 2045 Value in New Jersey
105% growth

In 2018, total outbound New Jersey trade was $660B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.36T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound New Jersey trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from New Jersey to other states, or from other states to New Jersey.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $115B
  2. $64.9B
  3. $23.7B

In 2018, the top outbound New Jersey domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $115B, followed by Pennsylvania with $64.9B and California and $23.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that New Jersey shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ awarded 1,557 degrees. The student population of Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ is skewed towards women, with 2,668 male students and 4,006 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (800 and 51.8%), followed by White (366 and 23.7%), Black or African American (193 and 12.5%), and Unknown (99 and 6.41%).

The largest universities in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Passaic County Community College (1,411 and 90.6%) and Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences (146 and 9.38%).

The most popular majors in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ are Liberal Arts & Sciences (317 and 20.4%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (173 and 11.1%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (126 and 8.09%).

The median tuition costs in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 315 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 105 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 64 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 315 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,411 degrees awarded
  2. 146 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ institution with the largest number of graduating students was Passaic County Community College with 1,411 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

621
Degrees Awarded to Men
936
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 621 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ, which is 0.663 times less than the 936 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    800 degrees awarded
  2. White
    366 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    193 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Passaic County (Southeast)--Paterson City PUMA, NJ was Hispanic or Latino students. These 800 degrees mean that there were 2.19 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 366 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Paterson City PUMA, NJ was $237,500 in 2018, which is 1.03 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $235,500 to $237,500, a 0.849% increase. The homeownership rate in Paterson City PUMA, NJ is 26.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Paterson City PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$237,500
2018 Median
± $5,388
$235,500
2017 Median
± $5,829

In 2018, the median property value in Paterson City PUMA, NJ grew to to $237,500 from the previous year's value of $235,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Paterson City PUMA, NJ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paterson City PUMA, NJ the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$39,282
Median Household Income
± $1,830
44.7k
Number of Households
± 1,418

In 2018, the median household income of the 44.7k households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ grew to $39,282 from the previous year's value of $36,106.

The following chart displays the households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paterson City PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

26.3%
2018 Homeownership
26.9%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 26.3% of the housing units in Paterson City PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 26.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Paterson City PUMA, NJ compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (64.1%)
  2. Carpooled (18.9%)
  3. Public Transit (9.39%)

In 2018, 64.1% of workers in Paterson City PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (9.39%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paterson City PUMA, NJ have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

82.3% of the population of Paterson City PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 28.5% on employee plans, 41.7% on Medicaid, 7.7% on Medicare, 4% on non-group plans, and 0.353% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in New Jersey was $8,859 in 2014. This is a 4.91% increase from the previous year ($8,444).

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1179 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1189 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1135 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 415 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.6%). Additionally, Salem County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,179 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,179 patients per year. This represents a 0.841% decrease from the previous year (1,189 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for New Jersey.
$8,859
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in New Jersey
$5,081
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,049
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,614
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in New Jersey (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.91%, from $8,444 to $8,859.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

17.7%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
41.7%
Medicaid
7.7%
Medicare
4%
Non-Group
0.353%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paterson City PUMA, NJ declined by 15.9% from 21% to 17.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paterson City PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 15.6% prevalence
  2. 13.4% prevalence
  3. 13.2% prevalence

Salem County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey, at 15.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in New Jersey by county over multiple years.

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