Ridgefield Park village, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

In 1860 only 15 families resided in Ridgefield Park, with stages bringing people into New York. In 1886, the first school was built and by 1888 the population had grown to almost five hundred people, with farming as the principal occupation. By that time there were thirty nine school children and one teacher. The village form of government was instituted by 1892 with a territory of 620 acres.

General Information

Town Name: Ridgefield Park village
City Hall: Ridgefield Park Village Hall
Address: 234 Main Street, Ridgefield Park NJ 07660
Phone Number: 201-641-4950
Land Area:
Distance to NYC: 5 miles
Town Website: http://www.ridgefieldpark.org
Library Website: http://www.bccls.org
Water Service: United Water Company
Gas & Electric: P.S.E.&G.

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 12,611
Population Density / Mile: 7,407
Median Age: 40.69
Number of Households: 4,808
Average Household Size: 2.622
Households with Children: 1,615
Median Household Income: $67,515

Population

Population: 12,611
Population Density / Mile: 7,407
Change in Population Since 2010: -1.06%
Male Population: 6,156
Female Population: 6,455
Median Age: 40.69

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 846
5-9 years: 688
10-14 years: 714
15-19 years: 795
20-24 years: 774
25-29 years: 768
30-34 years: 774
35-39 years: 831
40-44 years: 835
45-49 years: 864
50-54 years: 983
55-59 years: 968
60-64 years: 838
65-69 years: 681
70-74 years: 477
75-79 years: 337
80-84 years: 246
85+ years: 192

Households

Number of Households: 4,808
Average Household Size: 2.622
Households with Children: 1,615
Households without Children: 1,722
Family Households: 3,337
Non-Family Households: 138

Marital Status

Never Married: 3438
Now Married: 5266
Separated: 182
Widowed: 586
Divorced: 891

Income

Median Household Income: $67,515
Average Household Income: $89,459
Per Capita Income: $34,116
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,856

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $52,143
25-44 years: $71,832
45-64 years: $76,985
Over 64 years: $42,402

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 156
$10,000-$15,000 116
$15,000-$20,000 156
$20,000-$25,000 248
$25,000-$30,000 210
$30,000-$35,000 227
$35,000-$40,000 165
$40,000-$45,000 186
$45,000-$50,000 240
$50,000-$60,000 406
$60,000-$75,000 537
$75,000-$100,000 683
$100,000-$125,000 424
$125,000-$150,000 322
$150,000-$200,000 387
$200,000-$250,000 192
$250,000-$500,000 83
$500,000 up 70

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.

Level of Education

No High School: 269
Some High School: 519
High School Grad: 2573
Some College: 1629
Associate Degree: 607
Bachelors Degree: 2229
Graduate Degree: 967

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 60
Blue Collar: 40

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 49.69
Average January Low Temperature: 26.2
Average January High Temperature: 38
Average July Low Temperature: 68.8
Average July High Temperature: 84.2

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 101
Lead 62
Nitrogen Oxide 161
Ozone 67
Particulate Matter 105
Air Pollution 99

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 3 Locations
Automotive Services 18 Locations
Banks - Financial 15 Locations
Eating - Drinking 47 Locations
Farm - Ranch 1 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 30 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 14 Locations
Personal Services 162 Locations
Pet Services 2 Locations
Shopping 77 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

Grant Elementary
Lincoln Elem School Elementary
Ridgefield Park Jr Sr Hs Secondary
Roosevelt Elementary

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