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West Paterson is a borough in Passaic County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of West Paterson is 40.889N. The longitude is -74.195W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 351 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,255.
Sections below provide additional information and links about West Paterson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Passaic County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07424 ZIP code.
9% of West Paterson residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Paterson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Paterson was $29,758, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of West Paterson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in West Paterson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $785. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,729.
Libraries in West Paterson include West Paterson Free Public Library ... View libraries
Passaic County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Paterson political report.
The average commute time for West Paterson workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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