Passaic is located in northeast New Jersey. Passaic is part of Passaic County. Passaic has 3.15 square miles of land area and 0.10 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Passaic population is 70,651, which has grown 4.11% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Passaic median household income is $33,081 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 1.53% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Passaic median house value is $309,300 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -102.16% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Passaic is worse than the state average in quality. The Passaic area codes are 862, 973.