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Ridgewood, NJ Community Information

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History:

Ridgewood is almost a six square mile village in Northeastern Bergen County, Fifteen miles from New York City. It was originally the home of the Leni-Lenape Indians; Dutch settlers followed. When the Paterson and Ramapo laid tracks and established a station wealthy New Yorkers looking for summer recreation built estates in the area, and eventually became year-round residents. Today, Ridgewood has a population of over twenty-four thousand residents, thriving business district, hospital, and a nationally recognized school system.

General Information:

Town Name: Ridgewood
City Hall: Ridgewood Village Hall
Address: 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood NJ 07451
Phone Number: 201-670-5500
Land Area: 5.8 square miles
Distance to NYC: 15 miles
Town Website: http://www.ridgewoodnj.net
Library Website: http://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/
Water Service: Village of Ridgewood
Gas & Electric: P.S.E.&G.
  • Quick Facts
    Population: 24,928 Population Density / Mile: 4,333
    Median Age: 43.62 Number of Households: 8,412
    Average Household Size: 2.94 Households with Children: 3,819
    Median Household Income: $168,511
  • Population
    Population: 24,928 Population Density / Mile: 4,333
    % Change in Population Since 2010: .06% Male Population: 12,060
    Female Population: 12,868 Median Age: 43.62
  • Households
    Number of Households: 8,412 Average Household Size: 2.94
    Households with Children: 3,819 Households without Children: 2,961
    Family Households: 6,780 Non-Family Households: 194
  • Income
    Median Household Income: $168,511 Average Household Income: $233,099
    Per Capita Income: $79,105 Average Total Household Expenditure: $85,064
  • 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: 51.55 Average January Low Temperature: 18.54
Average January High Temperature: 36.74 Average July Low Temperature: 62.85
Average July High Temperature: 84.24  
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ATTRACTIONS - RECREATION  25 Locations
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICES  26 Locations
BANKS - FINANCIAL  86 Locations
EATING - DRINKING  135 Locations
FARM - RANCH  3 Locations
GOVERNMENT - PUBLIC  10 Locations
HEALTH CARE SERVICES  467 Locations
HOSPITALITY  3 Locations
ORGANIZATIONS - ASSOCIATIONS  36 Locations
PERSONAL SERVICES  540 Locations
PET SERVICES  11 Locations
SHOPPING  262 Locations
TRAVEL  14 Locations
School Information:
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
GEORGE WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL Details/Map
GLEN SCHOOL Details/Map
HAWES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
ORCHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
RIDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL Details/Map
SOMERVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
TRAVELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
WILLARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Details/Map
New Jersey School Performance Reports:
Benjamin Franklin Middle (Elementary School) View Report
George Washington Middle (Elementary School) View Report
Hawes (Elementary School) View Report
Orchard (Elementary School) View Report
Ridge (Elementary School) View Report
Ridgewood High (Secondary School) View Report
Somerville (Elementary School) View Report
Travell (Elementary School) View Report
Willard (Elementary School) View Report

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Ridgewood, NJ Community Information

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