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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: 12,575
Population Density / Mile: 7,386
Median Age: 41.36
Number of Households: 4,797
Average Household Size: 2.62
Households with Children: 1,481
Median Household Income: $80,973

Population

Population: 12,575
Population Density / Mile: 7,386
Change in Population Since 2010: -1.47%
Male Population: 6,153
Female Population: 6,422
Median Age: 41.36

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 806
5-9 years: 721
10-14 years: 748
15-19 years: 730
20-24 years: 742
25-29 years: 801
30-34 years: 721
35-39 years: 793
40-44 years: 824
45-49 years: 807
50-54 years: 861
55-59 years: 1019
60-64 years: 875
65-69 years: 752
70-74 years: 567
75-79 years: 349
80-84 years: 253
85+ years: 206

Households

Number of Households: 4,797
Average Household Size: 2.62
Households with Children: 1,481
Households without Children: 1,780
Family Households: 3,261
Non-Family Households: 205

Marital Status

Never Married: 3570
Now Married: 5175
Separated: 161
Widowed: 396
Divorced: 997

Income

Median Household Income: $80,973
Average Household Income: $101,336
Per Capita Income: $38,669
Average Total Household Expenditure: $66,389

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $14,914
25-44 years: $89,937
45-64 years: $87,178
Over 64 years: $62,107

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 135
$10,000-$15,000 151
$15,000-$20,000 174
$20,000-$25,000 153
$25,000-$30,000 222
$30,000-$35,000 217
$35,000-$40,000 144
$40,000-$45,000 192
$45,000-$50,000 117
$50,000-$60,000 303
$60,000-$75,000 412
$75,000-$100,000 653
$100,000-$125,000 439
$125,000-$150,000 524
$150,000-$200,000 700
$200,000-$250,000 149
$250,000-$500,000 64
$500,000 up 51

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: 231
Some High School: 409
High School Grad: 2256
Some College: 1558
Associate Degree: 674
Bachelors Degree: 2365
Graduate Degree: 1334

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 66
Blue Collar: 34

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 21 Locations
Banks - Financial 16 Locations
Eating - Drinking 55 Locations
Farm - Ranch 1 Locations
Government - Public 5 Locations
Health Care Services 30 Locations
Hospitality 2 Locations
Organizations - Associations 16 Locations
Personal Services 180 Locations
Pet Services 2 Locations
Shopping 87 Locations
Travel 12 Locations

Schools

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

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