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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: 12,769
Population Density / Mile: 7,500
Median Age: 41.5
Number of Households: 4,875
Average Household Size: 2.618
Households with Children: 1,507
Median Household Income: $88,800

Population

Population: 12,769
Population Density / Mile: 7,500
Change in Population Since 2010: .05%
Male Population: 6,243
Female Population: 6,525
Median Age: 41.5

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 810
5-9 years: 757
10-14 years: 767
15-19 years: 725
20-24 years: 733
25-29 years: 802
30-34 years: 751
35-39 years: 790
40-44 years: 832
45-49 years: 822
50-54 years: 860
55-59 years: 993
60-64 years: 906
65-69 years: 776
70-74 years: 593
75-79 years: 382
80-84 years: 261
85+ years: 209

Households

Number of Households: 4,875
Average Household Size: 2.618
Households with Children: 1,507
Households without Children: 1,843
Family Households: 3,349
Non-Family Households: 169

Marital Status

Never Married: 3683
Now Married: 5332
Separated: 128
Widowed: 386
Divorced: 905

Income

Median Household Income: $88,800
Average Household Income: $109,514
Per Capita Income: $41,821
Average Total Household Expenditure: $65,635

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $14,018
25-44 years: $99,658
45-64 years: $103,212
Over 64 years: $58,413

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 105
$10,000-$15,000 147
$15,000-$20,000 170
$20,000-$25,000 157
$25,000-$30,000 170
$30,000-$35,000 253
$35,000-$40,000 143
$40,000-$45,000 151
$45,000-$50,000 143
$50,000-$60,000 269
$60,000-$75,000 427
$75,000-$100,000 502
$100,000-$125,000 510
$125,000-$150,000 544
$150,000-$200,000 800
$200,000-$250,000 216
$250,000-$500,000 91
$500,000 up 76

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: 279
Some High School: 394
High School Grad: 2435
Some College: 1473
Associate Degree: 733
Bachelors Degree: 2385
Graduate Degree: 1278

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 67
Blue Collar: 33

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 24 Locations
Banks - Financial 35 Locations
Eating - Drinking 57 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 6 Locations
Health Care Services 33 Locations
Hospitality 4 Locations
Organizations - Associations 16 Locations
Personal Services 190 Locations
Pet Services 2 Locations
Shopping 89 Locations
Travel 12 Locations

Schools

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

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