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New Jersey / Paterson
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Population Estimates Program 2012
With 145,219 people, Paterson is the 3rd most populated city in the state of New Jersey out of 541 cities. But watch out, Paterson, because Elizabeth with 126,458 people and Toms River with 88,984 people are right behind you.
The largest Paterson racial/ethnic groups are Hispanic (57.6%) followed by Black (28.3%) and White (9.2%).
In 2010, the median household income of Paterson residents was $34,086. Paterson households made slightly more than Leisuretowne households ($33,821) and Leisure Village West households ($33,750). However, 26.6% of Paterson residents live in poverty.
The median age for Paterson residents is 32.1 years young.