One of the best places to live in New Jersey.

Welcome to Paramus


What You Would Love About The Community:

  • Low Taxes
  • Easy access to the highway heading north or south
  • Plethora of shops

Getting Involved In The Community:


Dining & Shopping:

  • Thumbody- Hidden coffee shop newly renovated with plenty of seats to work featuring an extensive coffee menu and vinyl collection.
  • Taverna on the Green - Located on a golf course Taverna is a cross between a casual and more upscale restaurant with a view, live entertainment and full bar.
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza - Mayor shopping mall off Rt. 17
  • Arena Stem Paramus - an interactive environment focused on promoting STEM through hands on experiences for all ages located within Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • Biagios - family owned and operated restaurant and banquet hall with a full bar offering home style Italian classics
  • Bonefish Grill - located in Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, lively bar atmosphere, clean and healthy food options.
  • Miller's Ale House - popular sports bar
  • Suburban Diner - a staple in the area with good food and bar
  • Turning Point - chain restaurant serving breakfast and lunch

Healthier Living:

  • Equinox Paramus - Group fitness classes, personal training and a grade A gym facility with luxury amenities
  • Guerrilla Fitness Crossfit - fitness facility offering high intensity workouts
  • Above and Beyond Holistic Wellness Center - a holistic facility that promotes and provides all the needs of healthy living and adjusting your body to do the same
  • CAVA - Mediterranean restaurant serving healthy options such as greens and grains bowls, pitas, and salads

Entertainment, Fun & Leisure:

  • Bergen County Zoo - nestled in Van Saun Park, this quaint zoo features a train ride & carousel. There is also an education and discovery center with exhibits for the animals they house with care.
  • Van Saun County Park - pony rides, fairy trails, perfect for photography, available for rental for events. Home to many annual events such as Art in the Park, Winter Wonderland, Music at the Wortendyke Barn
  • Paramus Golf Course - Terrific views with well maintained fairways and greens for golfers at every skill level.
  • Annual Fourth of July Celebration
  • Annual ‘National Night Out’ -  The event is to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community.  The event typically includes games and activities as well as a concert


Notable People From Town:

  • Stacey Dash - American Actress who played Dionne Marie Davenport in Clueless
  • Frank Anthony Vallelonga Sr. “Tony Lip” - actor, best known for in The Sopranos


  • Parkway Elementary School (PK, K-4)
  • Midland Elementary School (K-4)
  • Memorial Elementary School (K-4)
  • Stony Lane Elementary School (K-4)
  • Ridge Ranch School (K-4)
  • East Brook Middle School (6-8)
  • West Brook Middle School (6-8)
  • Paramus High School (9-12)
  • Bergen County Community College (Largest Community College in NJ)

For Seniors:

  • Senior Citizens #1 Club - Daily activities include billiards, bingo, board games, yoga, tap dancing as well as recreation, fitness and entertainment opportunities.

Commute times

  • Car, 15-20 min
  • Train (from Oradell), 55 min
  • Bus, 40 min
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Overview for Paramus, NJ

26,650 people live in Paramus, where the median age is 50 and the average individual income is $51,858. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

50 years

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