Park Ridge, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 8,944 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 
Males: 4,256  (47.6%)
Females: 4,688  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

44.0 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07656.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $124,962 (it was $86,632 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$124,962
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $57,120 (it was $40,351 in 2000)

Park Ridge borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $585,141 (it was $299,600 in 2000)
Park Ridge:

$585,141
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $671,528; detached houses: $661,176; townhouses or other attached units: $927,218; in 2-unit structures: $762,744; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,348; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $334,388

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,548.

March 2019 cost of living index in Park Ridge: 121.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.4%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.9% for Black residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Park Ridge, NJ (2017)
    • 6,51972.2%White alone
    • 1,59117.6%Hispanic
    • 2743.0%Asian alone
    • 2542.8%Black alone
    • 1842.0%Two or more races
    • 90.10%American Indian alone

Races in Park Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Park Ridge by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
2
(22.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(11.1)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(44.5)
2
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(33.6)
2
(22.4)
6
(66.6)
2
(23.1)
2
(22.9)
0
(0.0)
8
(90.4)
1
(11.3)
3
(33.6)
1
(11.1)
3
(33.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(11.1)
3
(33.5)
3
(33.7)
3
(33.6)
7
(78.3)
8
(88.8)
8
(92.2)
10
(114.4)
5
(55.9)
5
(56.5)
8
(90.2)
11
(123.2)
9
(100.3)
6
(67.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(389.3)
42
(468.4)
40
(449.2)
36
(403.0)
21
(234.9)
27
(299.6)
33
(380.4)
29
(331.7)
22
(245.9)
28
(316.2)
9
(101.4)
8
(89.6)
9
(100.3)
9
(101.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(22.2)
3
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(44.8)
1
(11.2)
1
(11.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
3
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)30.431.629.328.829.235.726.325.823.655.512.622.313.315.6

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City-data.com crime index in Park Ridge, NJ

Crime rate in Park Ridge detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (26.3%), Irish (9.9%), German (6.4%), Armenian (3.7%), American (2.7%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 2.60 square miles.

Population density: 3,444 people per square mile   (average).

Park Ridge, New Jersey map

1,266 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 4.3% Asia, 3.5% Europe).

This borough:

14.0%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,523 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ramapo, NY (6.4 miles , pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (15.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Montvale borough, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Woodcliff Lake borough, NJ (1.1 miles ),
Hillsdale borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
River Vale, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Pearl River, NY (1.6 miles ),
Saddle River borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Washington Township, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Westwood borough, NJ (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 74.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -502 (-5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 890 (20.9%)

Area code: 201

Distribution of median household income in Park Ridge, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Park Ridge, NJ in 2017
Park Ridge satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Park Ridge, NJ
Historical housing units in Park Ridge, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Park Ridge, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Chemicals (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.9%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Chemicals (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Park Ridge, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Park Ridge, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Park Ridge, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.292. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.292
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.521. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.521
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.31. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Park Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Park Ridge borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 tornado 30.3 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Park Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.4 miles away from Park Ridge center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 239.3 miles away from Park Ridge center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from Park Ridge center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Park Ridge topographic map

Main business address for: HERTZ CORP (SERVICES-AUTO RENTAL & LEASING (NO DRIVERS)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Park Ridge:

  • PLAZA REGENCY AT PARK RIDGE (120 NOYES DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Park Ridge:

  • WOODCLIFF LAKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ)
  • DELLRIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PARAMUS, NJ)
  • CRYSTAL RUN VILLAGE, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; CHESTNUT RIDGE, NY)
  • JEWISH HOME REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RIVERVALE, NJ)
  • CARE ONE AT INGLESIDE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OLD TAPPAN, NJ)
  • QUEENS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JAMAICA, NY)
  • CAMP VENTURE, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; NANUET, NY)

Amtrak stations near Park Ridge:

  • 10 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Park Ridge:

  • 17 miles: Indian Point 2 and 3 in Buchanan, NY.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Park Ridge:

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Mahwah, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,864)
  • Bergen Community College (about 7 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Nyack College (about 7 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)
  • Rockland Community College (about 8 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Mercy College (about 9 miles; Dobbs Ferry, NY; FT enrollment: 8,602)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 10 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 11 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)

Public high school in Park Ridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Park Ridge:

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Library in Park Ridge:

  • PARK RIDGE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $704,116; Location: 51 PARK AVENUE; 59,754 books; 3,936 audio materials; 6,032 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Park Ridge: Park Ridge Station (A), Park Ridge Public Library (B), Tri - Borough Ambulance (C), Park Ridge Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Park Ridge: HERTZ CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Park Ridge include: Park Ridge United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Our Lady of Mercy Church (C), Pascack Reformed Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pascack Cemetery (1), Pascack Reformed Church Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Silver Lake (A), Bear Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pascack Historical Society Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 19 Ridge Avenue).

Hotels: Jw's Steakhouse (300 Brae Boulevard), Park Ridge Marriott (300 Brae Blvd), Mikado Japanese Restaurant (300 Brae Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Robin Finck - Industrial musician, Augie Hoffmann - Football player.

Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Park Ridge and their reported violations in the past:

PARK RIDGE WATER DEPT (Population served: 16,466, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-24-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-24-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between DEC-27-2013 and DEC-31-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-15-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 105 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.6 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

71.6%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Park Ridge in 2010:

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Park Ridge in 2000:

  • 244 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Park Ridge (2011 data):

  • Oritani Bank: Grand Avenue Branch at 236 Grand Ave, branch established on 1998/05/02; Kinderkamack Road Branch at 177 Kinderkamack Rd, branch established on 1911/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/08: Bank assets: $2,567.1 mil, Deposits: $1,374.4 mil, headquarters in Township Of Washington, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Park Ridge Branch at 139 Kinderkamack Rd, branch established on 1988/08/11. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Citibank, National Association: Park Ridge Branch at 176 Kinderkamack Road, branch established on 2007/05/30. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Park Ridge/Park Ave Branch at 100 Park Avenue, branch established on 1964/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Lakeland Bank: Park Ridge Branch at 139 Kinderkamack Road, branch established on 2000/06/07. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $2,820.0 mil, Deposits: $2,260.3 mil, headquarters in Newfoundland, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Bancorp, Inc.
  • MARINERS BANK: Park Ridge Branch at 165 Kinderkamack Road, branch established on 2009/09/12. Info updated 2010/07/21: Bank assets: $295.9 mil, Deposits: $268.5 mil, headquarters in Edgewater, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mariner's Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge:

Marital status in Park Ridge, NJ
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Park Ridge
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Park Ridge, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Bergen County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Park Ridge:

50.4%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Park Ridge:

20.4%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Park Ridge:

10.7%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Park Ridge:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Park Ridge, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$104,731$73,92826$28,789
Other Government Administration 14$34,911$29,92429$9,260
Streets and Highways 14$63,128$54,1100$0
Solid Waste Management 9$33,352$44,4690$0
Other and Unallocable 3$13,203$52,81212$6,744
Judicial and Legal 0$0 42$21,618
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 5$1,758
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 17$23,613
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 5$18,577
Totals for Government 57$249,325$52,489136$110,359

Park Ridge government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $921,000 ($102.97)
    Water Utilities: $567,000 ($63.39)
    Electric Utilities: $194,000 ($21.69)
    General - Other: $121,000 ($13.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($6.15)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,758,000 ($979.20)
    General - Other: $3,099,000 ($346.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,739,000 ($306.24)
    Police Protection: $2,459,000 ($274.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $778,000 ($86.99)
    Regular Highways: $689,000 ($77.03)
    Libraries: $631,000 ($70.55)
    Central Staff Services: $388,000 ($43.38)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $236,000 ($26.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $231,000 ($25.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $196,000 ($21.91)
    Financial Administration: $188,000 ($21.02)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($14.65)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $126,000 ($14.09)
    Health - Other: $104,000 ($11.63)
    Public Welfare - Other: $13,000 ($1.45)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($1.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($1.01)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($5.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $397,000 ($44.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $621,000 ($69.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $862,000 ($96.38)
    Electric Utilities: $42,000 ($4.70)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($2.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,729,000 ($640.54)

Park Ridge government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $259,000 ($28.96)
    Other: $82,000 ($9.17)
    Sewerage: $70,000 ($7.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($4.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $274,000 ($30.64)
    General Revenue - Other: $247,000 ($27.62)
    Rents: $116,000 ($12.97)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($3.02)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.89)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $10,184,000 ($1138.64)
    Water Utilities: $2,601,000 ($290.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $383,000 ($42.82)
    Public Welfare: $22,000 ($2.46)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.45)
  • Tax - Property: $9,027,000 ($1009.28)
    Other License: $298,000 ($33.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $264,000 ($29.52)
    Public Utilities Sales: $118,000 ($13.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($1.12)

Park Ridge government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,274,000 ($1148.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,499,000 ($1062.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $775,000 ($86.65)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,008,000 ($783.54)
    Beginning: $5,312,000 ($593.92)

Park Ridge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $779,000 ($87.10)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,069,000 ($1013.98)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Park Ridge, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Marriott1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx3Staples1
H&R Block1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in Park Ridge:

  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Ridge:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFAS-FM (103.9 FM; WHITE PLAINS, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Park Ridge:

  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Park Ridge fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Park Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.7mTotal length
  • $366,000Total costs
  • 12,772Total average daily traffic
  • 483Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,326Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Richard Byrne, 18 Sulak Lane (Lat: 41.029472 Lon: -74.042111), Type: 50.9, Overall height: 49 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 18 Sulak Lane (Lat: 41.029472 Lon: -74.042111), Type: 50.9, Overall height: 49 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 18 Sulak Lane (Lat: 41.029472 Lon: -74.042111), Type: 50.9, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 49 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Park Ridge, NJ)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Park Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52836 , Serial Number: 18262885, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 02/22/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce R Babcock, 3 Colebrook Dr, Park Ridge, NJ 07656
  • Aircraft: CHARLES R DERK JR RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 688CD , Serial Number: 41673, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Jr Derk, 11 Lakeview Ave, Park Ridge, NJ 07656
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8150X , Serial Number: 28-8090232, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/24/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Jr Derk, 11 Lakeview Ave, Park Ridge, NJ 07656

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$374,07753$382,660258$330,51212$187,7504$373,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$012$382,83315$266,6673$125,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$420,2508$342,37553$364,7746$172,1671$148,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$339,0002$394,50048$385,2083$275,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$326,00018$354,8331$110,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0430.01 , 0430.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$343,8332$383,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$270,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0430.01 , 0430.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Park Ridge, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Park Ridge, NJ - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 24 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Park Ridge, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.5%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Park Ridge, NJ
    • 10854.5%Structure Fires
    • 6030.3%Outside Fires
    • 199.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 115.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Park Ridge, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Park Ridge, NJ
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Park Ridge, NJ
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 27.2%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Park Ridge compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Park Ridge on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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