Ridgewood village, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town 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 village
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.

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 24,958
Population Density / Mile: 4,338
Median Age: 42.96
Number of Households: 8,453
Average Household Size: 2.929
Households with Children: 3,997
Median Household Income: $156,025

Population

Population: 24,958
Population Density / Mile: 4,338
Change in Population Since 2010: .18%
Male Population: 12,081
Female Population: 12,877
Median Age: 42.96

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 1182
5-9 years: 1469
10-14 years: 1814
15-19 years: 3006
20-24 years: 1476
25-29 years: 1284
30-34 years: 736
35-39 years: 790
40-44 years: 1221
45-49 years: 1835
50-54 years: 2217
55-59 years: 2153
60-64 years: 1797
65-69 years: 1446
70-74 years: 1010
75-79 years: 644
80-84 years: 442
85+ years: 436

Households

Number of Households: 8,453
Average Household Size: 2.929
Households with Children: 3,997
Households without Children: 2,733
Family Households: 6,730
Non-Family Households: 250

Marital Status

Never Married: 4763
Now Married: 13326
Separated: 53
Widowed: 902
Divorced: 1449

Income

Median Household Income: $156,025
Average Household Income: $228,623
Per Capita Income: $77,852
Average Total Household Expenditure: $72,555

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $60,833
25-44 years: $177,027
45-64 years: $176,646
Over 64 years: $78,065

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 116
$10,000-$15,000 90
$15,000-$20,000 52
$20,000-$25,000 176
$25,000-$30,000 151
$30,000-$35,000 131
$35,000-$40,000 170
$40,000-$45,000 145
$45,000-$50,000 175
$50,000-$60,000 225
$60,000-$75,000 387
$75,000-$100,000 647
$100,000-$125,000 935
$125,000-$150,000 686
$150,000-$200,000 1411
$200,000-$250,000 1656
$250,000-$500,000 708
$500,000 up 592

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: 120
Some High School: 249
High School Grad: 1440
Some College: 1458
Associate Degree: 667
Bachelors Degree: 6500
Graduate Degree: 5577

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 74
Blue Collar: 26

Geography

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

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 104
Lead 74
Nitrogen Oxide 156
Ozone 76
Particulate Matter 103
Air Pollution 103

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 25 Locations
Automotive Services 22 Locations
Banks - Financial 88 Locations
Eating - Drinking 133 Locations
Farm - Ranch 3 Locations
Government - Public 10 Locations
Health Care Services 450 Locations
Hospitality 3 Locations
Organizations - Associations 34 Locations
Personal Services 507 Locations
Pet Services 10 Locations
Shopping 251 Locations
Travel 14 Locations

Schools

Benjamin Franklin Middle Elementary
George Washington Middle Elementary
Hawes Elementary
Orchard Elementary
Ridge Elementary
Ridgewood High Secondary
Somerville Elementary
Travell Elementary
Willard Elementary

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