Paramus, NJ is a large and highly desirable town located in central Bergen County. Because of the many businesses located in Paramus, homeowner property taxes tend to be among the lowest in Bergen County. Along with the lower taxes, Paramus has a very good school system. Because it is centrally located Paramus is just minutes away from New York City. Paramus is located along route 4, route 17, and the Garden State Parkway.
Paramus is home to more than 2000 businesses and is sometimes referred to as the mall capital of the country. Paramus has 12 parks, a community center, a municipal pool, and multiple golf courses. Paramus is home to Van Saun County Park, which offers a zoo, pony rides, train rides, a pond, children’s park, multiple picnic areas and other attractions. Paramus also has the New Jersey Children’s Museum and the Bergen Museum of Art and Science. The Joseph Cipolla Senior Center provides recreation for residents who are 55 and older.
The Paramus Public School District offers many programs to meet all the needs of its many children. Paramus has five elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school, as well as many private schools. The Paramus Community School provides continuing education, adult education, and day classes for children in pre-school, elementary and middle school, along with after school care. Paramus is also home to Bergen Community College, which is one of the top community colleges in the nation.
Paramus Real Estate continues to move steadily. Because of its attractive low taxes, people tend to pay a premium for Paramus real estate. Prices range from the low to mid 300,000 to multi-million dollar ranges. Paramus has many homes, spans over 10 square miles and is the second largest town in Bergen County. Paramus has over 26,000 residents due to the great education system and close proximity to New York City. Paramus is a great town to call home.