Paramus occupies 10.573 square miles, 6,767 acres. It is the second largest among 70 municipalities in Bergen County.
There are over 8,500 homes in Paramus. Homes range from $350,000 to well over$1,000,000 (as reported by multiple listing). The population of Paramus is approximately 27,000. Median household income as of 2002 is $99,900.
Paramus is often referred to as "the Crossroads of Bergen County " because it is crisscrossed by Route 4, Route 17, and the Garden State Parkway (exits 165 and 163 South, and exits 161, 163 and 165 North). The 10.57-square mile Borough of Paramus is surrounded by Ridgewood , Washington Township, Rochelle Park, Maywood , Emerson, Oradell, River Edge and Fair Lawn . New York City is approximately 13.5 miles away
Paramus is in the center of Bergen County and lies astride Rt. 4, Rt. 17 and the Garden State Parkway; Exits 165 and 163 South; Exits 161,163 and 165 North.
The 2003 Tax Rate is $2.34 per $100.00 of assessed valuation. (revaluation in 2004). Total businesses in Paramus is approximately 2,200.
Source: the Greater Paramus Chamber of Commerce