Live in Paterson

A Great City to Call Home

If your family is in search of an exceptional place to live, it’s time to discover the City of Paterson. This community offers innumerable advantages—from a location near the heart of the New York metro region to a friendly climate for business. But beyond all the tangible strengths you can list, there is something more: a wonderful feeling of community, a deep pride in our historic roots, and the exciting energy of a city on the move.

 


CONSIDER THE ADVANTAGES

SO CLOSE TO SO MUCH

  • Whether you work in New York City or North Jersey or have family and friends across the region, Paterson puts you within reach.
  • Grab a New Jersey Transit train destined for Manhattan.
  • Hop on I-80 and head to Newark Airport, just a half hour away.


A DIVERSE, DYNAMIC COMMUNITY

  • More than 50 ethnic backgrounds are represented and 100 languages spoken.
  • Take in the parade on Peruvian Day or visit a Middle Eastern bakery.
  • This is a fascinating hometown and the perfect place to raise children ready for life in a multicultural world.


A CITY OF NEIGHBORHOODS

  • In an era of sprawling, look-alike subdivisions, Paterson offers something different—real neighborhoods.
  • From the leafy streets of Hillcrest and the historic homes of the Eastside Park, to Riverside and South Paterson, each has its own personality.


AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE

  • You'll find a range of real estate choices for every budget.
  • Houses for a half-million dollars might cost twice that in other parts of Northern New Jersey.
  • We have some of best-designed and best-cared-for affordable housing in the country.
  • Property taxes are lower than in nearby towns.


A REGION OF RESOURCES

  • A 650-bed teaching hospital.
  • Four thriving local colleges and universities.
  • A new National Historic Park.
  • All the shopping, dining, and culture that come from living near the center of the New York metro region.

 

“Paterson is a
 great place
 to live, and
 the best part
 is its people.
 We have a
 real pride
 in our city.’’

A DELICIOUS DESTINATION

For everything from farm-fresh produce to ethnic groceries, Paterson Farmers Market has been the place to go for more than 75 years.

TALK TO
A CITY

REPRESENTATIVE

RUBEN GOMEZ
Director, Department of  Economic Development/Executive Director, Paterson Restoration Corporation


125 Ellison Street, 4th Floor
Paterson, NJ 07505

p 973.321.1220 ext. 2270

email  
rgomez@patersonnj.gov