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Living in Paterson

Paterson has an average Walk Score of 76 with 146,199 residents.

Paterson has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Paterson neighborhoods are Downtown, South Paterson and Eastside.

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76 Walk Score of Paterson, NJ

Paterson is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Augie's Sports Bar

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Chinese Pagoda.

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Paterson.

Paterson Apartments for Rent

Paterson Neighborhoods




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1 Downtown 83 58 47 15,360
2 South Paterson 82 49 48 18,713
3 Eastside 77 51 48 55,815
4 Riverside 74 40 43 21,184
5 Hillcrest 62 33 43 7,534
6 Old Great Falls Historic District 58 41 44 5,166

Eating & Drinking

There are about 266 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Paterson.

People in Paterson can walk to an average of 3 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Torpedo Base USA

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Ellison Pizza & Deli

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thumbnail for Augie's Sports BarA great sports bar to hang out with friends and family. Also a great place to watch games on the big screen.

Bhavin Joshi
on Augie's Sports Bar

48 Transit Score of Paterson, NJ

Paterson has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Paterson apartments for rent on Redfin.

Public Transit Routes

Paterson has some public transportation and about 15 bus and 2 rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Paterson on public transit.

46 Bike Score of Paterson, NJ

Paterson is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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The Grill House

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Lucky star restaurant

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Funeraria Alvarez De Paterson

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Great Falls pizzeria

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santa fe pizza & grill

thumbnail for Chinese Pagoda.You can see this view from across the street of S. Patterson Park. This was designed by Charles Hatrobe in 1890.

Melvin Smalls
on Chinese Pagoda.

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