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Park Ridge, NJ Community Information

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History:

Park Ridge taxes have stabilized over the past 7 years and with the residential (single family), townhouse (120 units in bears nest village), and an assisted living care facility planned for construction in the next 2-4 years, taxes should remain stable for some years to come. In 1991, Park Ridge had the 44 lowest effective tax rate in Bergen county; In 1996 the borough had jumped 25 places and now has the 19th lowest effective rate in Bergen County. Park Ridge operates its own electric utility and residents enjoy the lowest electric rates in New Jersey. Park Ridge also has its own water utility. Water rates are 20% lower than the rates charged by United Water Resources. Park Ridge operates a K-12 school system with about 1100 students. There are two elementary schools (K-6) with 600 students, and a Junior/Senior High School (7-12) with 500 students. In 1992, Park Ridge was rated in the top 10% of public high schools in New Jersey based on S.A.T. scores and attendance at the nation's best colleges.

General Information:

Town Name: Park Ridge
City Hall: Park Ridge Borough Hall
Address: 55 Park Avenue, Park Ridge NJ 07656
Phone Number: 201-573-1800
Land Area:
Distance to NYC: 25 miles
Town Website: http://www.parkridgeboro.com/
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: Park Ridge Water Utility
Gas & Electric: P.S.E. & G./Park Ridge Electric
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 8,689 Population Density / Mile: 3,358
    Median Age: 47.3 Number of Households: 3,303
    Average Household Size: 2.567 Households with Children: 1,117
    Median Household Income: $109,504
  • Population
    Population: 8,689 Population Density / Mile: 3,358
    % Change in Population Since 2010: .08% Male Population: 4,203
    Female Population: 4,485 Median Age: 47.3
  • Households
    Number of Households: 3,303 Average Household Size: 2.567
    Households with Children: 1,117 Households without Children: 1,302
    Family Households: 2,420 Non-Family Households: 56
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $109,504 Average Household Income: $142,646
    Per Capita Income: $55,188 Average Total Household Expenditure: $60,546
  • Education
    Educational Climate Index: 4

    1 = Low, 5 = High

    The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

  • Employment
Annual Precipitation: 49.7 Average January Low Temperature: 18.2
Average January High Temperature: 36.4 Average July Low Temperature: 62.3
Average July High Temperature: 83.8  
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EATING - DRINKING  43 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  4 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  58 Locations
HOSPITALITY  3 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  9 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  149 Locations
PET SERVICES  2 Locations
SHOPPING  95 Locations
TRAVEL  1 Locations
School Information:
EAST BROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
PARK RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
WEST RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
East Brook (Elementary School) View Report
Park Ridge High (Secondary School) View Report
West Ridge (Elementary School) View Report

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Park Ridge, NJ Community Information

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