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: 12,682
Population Density / Mile: 7,449
Median Age: 40.93
Number of Households: 4,840
Average Household Size: 2.619
Households with Children: 1,665
Median Household Income: $67,084

Population

Population: 12,682
Population Density / Mile: 7,449
Change in Population Since 2010: -.5%
Male Population: 6,190
Female Population: 6,492
Median Age: 40.93

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 837
5-9 years: 705
10-14 years: 733
15-19 years: 774
20-24 years: 761
25-29 years: 787
30-34 years: 760
35-39 years: 826
40-44 years: 842
45-49 years: 849
50-54 years: 949
55-59 years: 998
60-64 years: 852
65-69 years: 711
70-74 years: 510
75-79 years: 337
80-84 years: 251
85+ years: 198

Households

Number of Households: 4,840
Average Household Size: 2.619
Households with Children: 1,665
Households without Children: 1,643
Family Households: 3,307
Non-Family Households: 187

Marital Status

Never Married: 3510
Now Married: 5085
Separated: 190
Widowed: 541
Divorced: 1081

Income

Median Household Income: $67,084
Average Household Income: $88,218
Per Capita Income: $33,677
Average Total Household Expenditure: $56,158

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $37,115
25-44 years: $71,824
45-64 years: $72,741
Over 64 years: $43,658

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 220
$10,000-$15,000 170
$15,000-$20,000 191
$20,000-$25,000 232
$25,000-$30,000 169
$30,000-$35,000 260
$35,000-$40,000 154
$40,000-$45,000 200
$45,000-$50,000 242
$50,000-$60,000 315
$60,000-$75,000 536
$75,000-$100,000 592
$100,000-$125,000 371
$125,000-$150,000 350
$150,000-$200,000 578
$200,000-$250,000 145
$250,000-$500,000 64
$500,000 up 50

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: 292
Some High School: 438
High School Grad: 2407
Some College: 1686
Associate Degree: 582
Bachelors Degree: 2337
Graduate Degree: 1129

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 61
Blue Collar: 39

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 19 Locations
Banks - Financial 16 Locations
Eating - Drinking 50 Locations
Farm - Ranch 1 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 29 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 15 Locations
Personal Services 165 Locations
Pet Services 2 Locations
Shopping 79 Locations
Travel 13 Locations

Schools

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

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