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Passaic (/pəˈseɪ.ᵻk/ pə-SAY-ik or local /pəˈseɪk/ pə-SAYK) is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 69,781, maintaining its status as the 15th largest municipality in New Jersey with an increase of 1,920 residents (+2.8%) from the 2000 Census population of 67,861, which had in turn increased by 9,820 (+16.9%) from the 58,041 counted in the 1990 Census.Passaic is the tenth most densely populated municipality in the entire United States with 22,000+ people per square mile. Located north of Newark on the Passaic River, it was first settled in 1678 by Dutch traders, as Acquackanonk Township. The city and river draw their name from the Lenape word "pahsayèk" which has been variously attributed to mean "valley" or "place where the land splits."


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Passaic, which is a city in United States. Passaic is located at a short trip away from Philadelphia a major city in United States. Philadelphia is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Philadelphia International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Passaic*

  • Pollution Statistics in Passaic

    Know the pollution level of Passaic before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Passaic: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Passaic for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Passaic.

    • Burglary and Theft 68.75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 68.75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 68.75 (High)
    • Attacks 71.88 (High)
    • Drug offense 81.25 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 20.31 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 68.75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.76 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.56 (High)
  • Living in Passaic - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Passaic is 140.36 (High)

    • Safety Index 29.41 (Low)
    • Climate Index 77.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 45.69 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 55 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.78 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.3 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.54 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 92.65 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Passaic

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Passaic

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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