Paramus

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Welcome to Paramus

A Shopper's Paradise with Suburban Bliss
 
Paramus, situated in the heart of Bergen County, is a vibrant residential community known for its lush suburban charm and its reputation as a shopping mecca. This central Bergen town integrates peaceful living with the convenience of major retail centers and highways. It's a place where quiet neighborhood streets are just minutes away from some of the largest shopping destinations in the state. Paramus is not only a hub for retail therapy but also a bastion of community living, offering spacious homes and a welcoming environment.
 
The town boasts a multitude of parks and recreation areas, complementing its commercial vibrancy with ample green space. Here, you can find an array of activities and facilities for all ages, fostering a healthy and active lifestyle.
 

What to Love

  • Premier Shopping Destinations: Home to major shopping centers like Garden State Plaza and Paramus Park.
  • Easy Accessibility: Situated with access to main highways, making commutes a breeze.
  • Parks and Recreation: Abundant green spaces and public parks that offer endless outdoor activities.
  • Community Focus: Despite its size, Paramus maintains a strong sense of community togetherness and suburban living.
 

Local Lifestyle

In Paramus, the local lifestyle is all about balance. Residents enjoy the conveniences of city life without the hustle and bustle, thanks to the town's strategic planning that keeps residential areas serene and spacious. Weekends are often spent in one of the many parks or taking advantage of the extensive shopping opportunities. It's a town that values relaxation and retail alike, offering a lifestyle that caters to leisure and convenience in equal measure.
 

Dining and Entertainment

Shoppers will feel right at home in bustling retail areas like Garden State Plaza and Parkamus Park, offering everything from fashion-forward wardrobe items to jewelry, shoes, books, and more. In Paramus, you’re sure to find everything you need for your shopping list.
 
Paramus' dining landscape is as varied as its shopping venues. With a plethora of dining options available in Garden State Plaza and Paramus Park, residents can indulge in culinary delights ranging from fast-casual to gourmet experiences. For a unique shopping and dining experience, Stew Leonard's offers an array of fresh produce and specialty foods.
 
Entertainment in Paramus isn't limited to retail. The town hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from outdoor concerts to seasonal festivals, providing residents with enriching community experiences. Whether you're looking to shop till you drop or enjoy a quiet day out with the family, Paramus offers an array of options to keep everyone entertained.

Things to Do

For those who love the great outdoors, the 130-acre Van Saun County Park is a local favorite, offering everything from tranquil walking paths, sports fields, and picnic spaces to a miniature train ride, the Bergen County Zoo, and a carousel, ensuring fun for the entire family. Besen Park and Petruska Park are popular spots for sports, picnics, and leisurely afternoons.

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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

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
41
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sweet Grace, Cake Designs, Michael Kors, and Tony's Custom Tailor & Formal Wear.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 4.38 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 0.15 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.33 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.71 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.11 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.73 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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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

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Marital Status

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Commute Time

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

Schools in Paramus, NJ

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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

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