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Passaic County was formed on February 7, in the year 1837, from portions of both Bergen County and Essex County.Passaic County is a county situated in the U.S. state of New Jersey. According to the 2010 statics, the population was 501,226. Passaic County seat is Paterson. Passaic County is part of the New York City metropolitan area. Peterson is the county seat and the third largest city in the state of New Jersey and Passaic County is named afterformer GovernorWilliam.In the year 1837 Passaic County, NJ was created from sections of neighboring Bergen and Essex Counties. County median household income was $54,944 in Passaic, while the southeastern section is mostly flat and the northwestern section of the county is rocky and mountainous.

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      Passaic County Demographics
Passaic County Population, 2011 estimate is 502,000
Passaic County , 2010 (April 1) estimates baseis 501,200
Passaic County , percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 is 0.2%
Passaic County Population, 2010 is 501,226
Passaic County Persons under 5 years, percent, 2011 Population is 6.0%
Passaic County Persons under 18 years, percent, 2011 Population is 24.0%
Passaic County Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2011 Population is 12.0%
Passaic County Female persons, percent, 2011 Population is 51.0%
Passaic County White persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 76.0%
Passaic County Black persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 14.0%
Passaic County American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 1.0%
Passaic County Asian persons, percent, 2011 (a) Population is 5.0%
Passaic County Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander persons, percent, 2011 (a)Population is 0.2%
Passaic County Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2011 Population is 2.0%
Passaic County Persons of Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 2011 (b) Population is 37.0%
Passaic County White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2011 Population is 44.0%
Passaic County Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 91.0%
Passaic County Foreign born persons, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 27.0%
Passaic CountyLanguage other than English spoken at home, percent age 5+, 2007-2011 Population is 46.0%
Passaic County High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 Population is 81.0%
Passaic County Bachelor Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2007-2011 Population is 25.0%
Passaic County Veterans, 2007-2011 Population is 17,400
Passaic County Housing units, 2011 Population is 176,200
Passaic County Homeownership rate, 2007-2011 Population is 55.0%
Passaic County Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 52.0%
Passaic County Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2007-2011 Population is $372,700
Passaic County Households, 2007-2011 Population is 161,400
Passaic County Persons per household, 2007-2011 Population is 3.00%
Passaic County Persons below poverty level, percent, 2007-2011 Population is 15.0%

      Passaic County History
Passaic County is formed in the year 1837 from sections of neighboring Bergen and Essex counties and Passaic County is celebrating 175 years of public service and unresolved governmental and specialized activities.

      Passaic County Transportation
New Jersey Transit Main Line assists the eastern part of the County of Passaic. Passaic County provides a number of New Jersey Transit bus routes.The main highways that pass through Passaic County are Interstate 287, Interstate80, U.S.Route202, U.S.Route 46, Route23, Route 21, Route20, Route19, Route4, Route3, and the Garden State Parkway.

      Passaic County Tourist Attractions
Great Falls Cultural Center
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Rack 'n Roll
Clifton Skatezone
The Paterson Museum
The Lambert Castle Museum
The Lambert Castle

      Passaic County Museums
Ivanhoe Wheelhouse Museum
Napoleon Nikolai Zivkovic
American Labor Museum
Lambert Castle

      Passaic County Parks
Addice Park
Alps Road Park
Armory Park
Barbour Pond Park
Barbour's Park
Barnsdale Park
Battleship Maine Memorial
Beverly Way Park
Boonstra Park
Brandes Field Playground
Browns Point
Caldwell Plaza
Captain Micheal Kilroy Memorial Park
Charles A Kurzius Memorial Park
Clifton Stadium
Colfax Road Park
Dotterweich Field
East Side Park
Fayette Avenue Park
Fern River Park
Frank D Zaccaria Memorial Park
Friendship Park
Garrett Mountain Reservation
Goffle Brook Park
Hawthorne Memorial Pool
Hinchcliffe Stadium
Island Park
Judith-Jerome Place Park
Lance Corporal Ralph Valt Memorial Park
Lieutenant Carey A Arthur Memorial Park
Linden Road Park
Longpond Ironworks State Park
McDonald Drive Park
Memorial Park
Nash Park
North Cove Park
Oak Lane Park
Orange Place Park
Osborne Park
Overlook Park
Pennington Park
Pequannock River Park
Pompton River Park
Preakness Valley Park
Prospect Park
Pulaski Park
Rigley's Park
Ringwood Manor State Park
Riverside Park
Roe Field Park
Rumana Road Park
San Cap County Park
Sandy Hill Park
Scenic Park
Shai Shacknai Memorial Park
Tall Oaks Park
Tintle Park
Veterans Alliance Park
Veterans Memorial Park
Village Drive Park
Wanaque Wildlife Management Area
Wawayanda State Park
Weasel Brook Park
West Side Park
Wightman Field
Yogi Berra Stadium

      Passaic County Government
A Freeholder Director and Freeholder Deputy Director are elected among the seven Freeholders at an annual restructuring meeting in the month of January.The Freeholders select a County Administrator who, in the role of chief administrative officer, manages the day-to-day operation of county government and its departments. Board of Elected Freeholders operates through six standing committees of Passaic County. In Passaic County commission form of government, the Board of Chosen Freeholders discharge both executive and legislative responsibilities.

      Passaic County Geography
The lowest promotion is nearly 30 Ft. along the Passaic River in Clifton.The highest point is any one of six areas on Bearfort Ridge in the West Milford Township is nearly 1,480 Ft. above sea level. According to the 2010 statics, the county has a total area of 197.10 square miles, of which 184.59 square miles consists of land and 12.51 square miles is of water

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