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Population in 2013: 14,706 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 
Males: 7,346  (50.0%)
Females: 7,360  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $117,267 (it was $88,187 in 2000)
Ramsey:

$117,267
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $59,432 (it was $41,964 in 2000)

Ramsey borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $519,713 (it was $308,300 in 2000)
Ramsey:

$519,713
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $626,225; Detached houses: $697,906; Townhouses or other attached units: $473,032; In 2-unit structures: $388,316; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $396,687; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $302,596; Mobile homes: $848,856

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,377.

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  • White alone - 12,391 (85.6%)
  • Asian alone - 959 (6.6%)
  • Hispanic - 866 (6.0%)
  • Two or more races - 139 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 90 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ramsey: 124.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (19.9%), Irish (18.8%), German (11.4%), English (5.4%), Polish (4.2%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1908

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 5.56 square miles.

Population density: 2,647 people per square mile   (average).

Ramsey,NJ real estate house value index trend

Ramsey, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Ramsey:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ramsey borough:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2,254 residents are foreign born (5.4% Europe, 4.2% Asia).

This borough:  15.3%
New Jersey:  21.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $9,795 (1.9%)

Ramsey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Ramapo, NY (5.3 miles , pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (20.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Allendale borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Upper Saddle River borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Saddle River borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Waldwick borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Airmont, NY (1.9 miles ), Suffern, NY (1.9 miles ), Wyckoff, NJ (2.1 miles ), Ho-Ho-Kus borough, NJ (2.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 74.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,778 (+18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,545 (21.0%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Ramsey household income distribution Ramsey home values distribution

Crime rates in Ramsey by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.06.90.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1012100011011
per 100,000 6.80.06.813.76.90.00.00.06.86.80.06.96.8
Robberies 4644323523012
per 100,000 27.341.527.327.420.613.720.634.013.720.50.06.913.7
Assaults 1081281171111106101111
per 100,000 68.255.381.954.975.447.875.574.868.441.067.475.875.1
Burglaries 231619112611192512131397
per 100,000 156.9110.6129.775.5178.275.2130.4170.082.188.987.662.047.8
Thefts 181147167150149121138167201119136147131
per 100,000 1235.01015.81139.91028.91021.2826.9947.21135.31374.8814.0916.11012.3894.9
Auto thefts 1417181212139273766
per 100,000 95.5117.5122.982.382.288.861.813.647.920.547.241.341.0
Arson 1102001000201
per 100,000 6.86.90.013.70.00.06.90.00.00.013.50.06.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 96.682.395.884.387.859.988.184.789.061.160.871.867.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ramsey detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
New Jersey average:

3.38
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,285 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Ramsey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ramsey, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ramsey-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Ramsey borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 25.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ramsey-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% 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 200.4 miles away from the city 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 111.4 miles away from Ramsey 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 238.1 miles away from the city 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 110.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from Ramsey 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 243.2 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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ramsey topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Ernest Hosking, Jr. - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Brian Roche - College football player (Louisville Cardinals), Timothy Englert - College basketball player (Providence Friars).

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ramsey: Charles Ernest, Jr. Hosking.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ramsey:

  • ALLENDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALLENDALE, NJ)
  • RAMAPO MANOR CTR FOR REHAB AND NURSING (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SUFFERN, NY)
  • WEISS RENAL CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SUFFERN, NY)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL OF SUFFERN Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SUFFERN, NY)
  • WOODCLIFF LAKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ)
  • AMERICARE CERTIFIED SPECIAL SERVICES SUB-UNIT (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SUFFERN, NY)
  • ROCKLAND COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; POMONA, NY)

Amtrak stations near Ramsey:

  • 16 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.
  • 17 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.

Operable nuclear power plants near Ramsey:

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

College/University in Ramsey:

  • Eastwick College-Ramsey (Full-time enrollment: 1,046; Location: 10 South Franklin Turnpike; Private, for-profit; Website: www.eastwickcollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ramsey:

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 4 miles; Mahwah, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,864)
  • Rockland Community College (about 6 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Bergen Community College (about 8 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 9 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 10 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 12 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Nyack College (about 12 miles; Nyack, NY; FT enrollment: 2,590)

Public high school in Ramsey:

Private high school in Ramsey:

  • DON BOSCO PREP SCHOOL (Students: 908; Location: 492 N FRANKLIN TPKE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ramsey:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ramsey:

  • ST PAUL INTER PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 268; Location: 187 WYCKOFF AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GODDARD SCHOOL FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 112; Location: 150 HILLTOP RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE (Students: 70; Location: 160 N FRANKLIN TPKE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Ramsey, School District: RAMSEY BOROUGH

Library in Ramsey:

  • RAMSEY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,327,655; Location: 30 WYCKOFF AVENUE; 76,063 books; 7,187 audio materials; 4,777 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 170 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ramsey: Ramsey Industrial Park (A), Ramsey Country Club (B), Ramsey Ambulance Corps (C), Ramsey Rescue Squad (D), Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department Eastside Headquarters (E), Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department Westside (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Ramsey Square Shopping Center (1), Interstate Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ramsey: First Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Van Gelders Pond (A), Suraci Pond (B), Mirror Lake (C), Garrison Pond (D), Wyckoff Lake (E), Canns Lake (F), Camp Hlond Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ramsey: Finch Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ramsey Historical Association (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 538 Island Road), Old Stone House Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 538 Island Road), DeCicco Dennis Ph D (Tours & Charters; 205 North Franklin Trnpk).

Hotels: Best Western the Inn at Ramsey (1315 State Route 17), Maple Shade Motel (425 State Route 17), Howard Johnson Motel (1255 State Rt 17), Extended Stayamerica (112 State Route 17), Luxury Budget Inn of Ramsey (946 State Route 17).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.7. This is worse than average.

City:

96.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 18.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.29. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.29
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.1

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

RAMSEY WATER DEPT (Address: BOROUGH HALL , Population served: 16,653, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-13-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (DEC-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2009)
  • 42 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2014. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-25-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2014)
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.8%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 3.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  73.2%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ramsey in 2010:

  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Ramsey in 2000:

  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 20 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill

Ramsey, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Ramsey 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Ramsey (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Interstate Shopping Center Branch at 1 Interstate Shopping Center, branch established on 1997/11/01; Commerce North Main Office at 1100 Lake Street, branch established on 1975/12/15. 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
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Ramsey Branch at 57 West Main Street, branch established on 1976/09/18; Interstate Shopping Center Branch at 89 Interstate Shopping Center, branch established on 1996/06/08. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mahwah Banking Center at 555 North Franklin Turnpike, branch established on 2007/11/30; Ramsey Branch at 18 North Spruce St, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Ramsey Branch at 76 East Main Street, branch established on 1965/02/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ramsey Branch at 161 East Main St, branch established on 1928/01/01. 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
  • Valley National Bank: Ramsey Branch at 10 South Franklin Turnpike, branch established on 1970/12/05. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Oritani Bank: Ramsey Branch at 161 North Franklin Turnpike, branch established on 2011/02/15. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Ramsey Branch at 1300 Route 17 North, branch established on 1973/11/13. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • TrustCo Bank: Ramsey Branch at 385 N Franklin Turnpike, branch established on 2005/10/03. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,250.1 mil, Deposits: $3,736.0 mil, headquarters in Glenville, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ramsey, New Jersey:

  • Howard Johnson Lodge, 1255 Rt 17 S, Ramsey, NJ 07446 , Phone: (201) 327-4500, Fax: (201) 327-5911
  • Best Western Inn At Ramsey, 1315 State Rt 17, Ramsey, NJ 07446 , Phone: (201) 327-6700, Fax: (201) 327-6709
  • Maple Shade Motel, 425 State Rt 17, Ramsey, NJ 07446 , Phone: (201) 327-0095
  • Extended Stay America, 112 State Hwy 17, Ramsey, NJ 07446 , Phone: (201) 236-9996, Fax: (201) 236-9988
  • Holiday Inn Express Ramsey-Mahwah, 946 State Rt 17, Ramsey, NJ 07446 , Phone: (201) 934-9250, Fax: (201) 934-9719
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ramsey, New Jersey

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Ramsey travel time to work - commute Ramsey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ramsey borough (based on Bergen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here: 75.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents72.1%12.6%1.6%1.5%1.4%
Congregations16.3%13.1%7.8%7.0%7.8%
NameReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%6.2%
Congregations6.2%6.0%0.4%0.8%34.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

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.
State:

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

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
State:

18.0%
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
Financial Administration 5$23,929$57,4301$4,513
Other Government Administration 3$14,398$57,5920$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,559$51,3540$0
Police Protection - Officers 29$300,407$124,3060$0
Police - Other 6$21,994$43,98834$35,074
Firefighters 0$0 68$10,712
Fire - Other 0$0 3$8,820
Streets and Highways 7$39,104$67,0357$7,985
Health 2$13,293$79,7580$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$3,997
Parks and Recreation 3$18,715$74,8604$4,373
Water Supply 6$37,724$75,4483$5,979
Electric Power 0$0 2$7,174
Local Libraries 7$33,529$57,47816$25,467
Totals for Government 70$511,652$87,712141$114,094

Ramsey government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,100,000 ($74.80)
    Regular Highways: $206,000 ($14.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($3.88)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,359,000 ($296.41)
    General - Other: $3,999,000 ($271.93)
    Water Utilities: $2,104,000 ($143.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,511,000 ($102.75)
    Regular Highways: $1,001,000 ($68.07)
    Libraries: $950,000 ($64.60)
    Central Staff Services: $770,000 ($52.36)
    General Public Buildings: $625,000 ($42.50)
    Financial Administration: $499,000 ($33.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $446,000 ($30.33)
    Health - Other: $331,000 ($22.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $323,000 ($21.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $297,000 ($20.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $263,000 ($17.88)
    Sewerage: $260,000 ($17.68)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,000 ($0.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($2.79)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,188,000 ($148.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,755,000 ($595.34)

Ramsey government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,165,000 ($215.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $286,000 ($19.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000 ($0.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $17,000 ($1.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $387,000 ($26.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $198,000 ($13.46)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,110,000 ($143.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,124,000 ($144.43)
    All Other: $75,000 ($5.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $63,000 ($4.28)
  • Tax - Property: $12,691,000 ($862.98)
    Other License: $1,374,000 ($93.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $160,000 ($10.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $48,000 ($3.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $28,000 ($1.90)

Ramsey government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $678,000 ($46.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000 ($27.54)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $273,000 ($18.56)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $700,000 ($47.60)

Ramsey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,826,000 ($940.16)

4.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($65,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
New Jersey average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($962 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.06%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.79% ($71,204 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.74% ($47,840)
from New York County, NY  0.34% ($111,040)


5.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
New Jersey average:

5.65%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,640 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.11%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.64% ($52,858 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.61% ($59,466)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($85,283)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ramsey:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Ramsey:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Ramsey:

  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ramsey fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $1,322,000
Total average daily traffic: 361,486
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,343

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 25 S Island Ave (Lat: 41.057306 Lon: -74.135417), Call Sign: KEG722
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.8600 MHz, 154.175 MHz, 154.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/06/2011, Expiration Date: 01/14/2022
    Registrant: Borough Of Ramsey, 33 North Central Avenue, Ramsey, NJ 07446, Phone: (201) 327-1715, Fax: (201) 327-4970, Email:
  • Municipal Building 25 N Central Av (Lat: 41.058417 Lon: -74.139583), Call Sign: KNCF988
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.680 MHz, 155.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2011, Expiration Date: 12/02/2021
    Registrant: Borough Of Ramsey, 33 N. Central Avenue, Ramsey, NJ 07446, Phone: (201) 327-1715, Fax: (201) 327-4970, Email:
  • 7 Mi Nw (Lat: 41.127583 Lon: -74.262083), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNQU299
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 11/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2005
    Registrant: Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, 27725 Stansbury Boulevard, Farmington Hills, MI 48334, Phone: (248) 994-4020, Fax: (248) 994-4120, Email:
  • 293 Williams Drive (Lat: 41.071111 Lon: -74.132222), Type: Tank, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WPVQ782
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2012, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Brian Behrman
    Registrant: Ess Inc, 30 Island Park Avenue, Ramsey, NJ 07446, Phone: (201) 488-2292, Fax: (201) 458-6217, Email:
  • Lat: 41.050000 Lon: -74.152556, Call Sign: WPVY427, Licensee ID: L00542612
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 09/05/2022, Certifier: Bonnie A Thomas
    Registrant: St. Paul Church And Inter-Parochial Grammar School
  • Lat: 41.051500 Lon: -74.133750, Call Sign: WPZC440
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.162 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2003, Expiration Date: 12/24/2013, Certifier: Chad Mathieu
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • 1358 State Rt 17 (Lat: 41.700472 Lon: -74.141139), Call Sign: WQGZ876
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Andrew F Brush
    Registrant: Panasonic System Solutions Company, 1707 N. Randall Rd, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 574-7614, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NJ-NNJ5817A, 500 North Franklin Turnpike (Lat: 41.074639 Lon: -74.136861), Type: Bant, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQLT386
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 04/20/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Spectrum Holdings Iii, LLC, 815 Connecticut Ave, Nw, Suite 610, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 545 Island Rd (Lat: 41.068417 Lon: -74.143194), Type: Building, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: KNX90
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/02/2004, Expiration Date: 11/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2006, Certifier: Kris E Hutchison
    Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 266-2047, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ramsey)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ramsey)
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 ORIGINATED24$390,000139$385,216589$327,19031$307,77410$263,100
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$014$392,50040$345,9255$187,0001$315,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$318,5009$393,667107$368,43915$90,0005$247,200
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$282,50014$374,71467$352,6875$178,8004$406,250
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$07$413,71425$372,7602$97,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0441.00 , 0442.00

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 ORIGINATED13$357,1544$347,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$369,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$226,0002$482,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$454,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0441.00 , 0442.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 83
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ramsey

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ramsey, NJ
Businesses in Ramsey, NJ
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Kohl's1
BMW1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1Marshalls1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's1
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1New York & Co1
Burger King1Nike7
CVS1Olive Garden1
Circle K1Panera Bread1
Curves1Pathmark1
Domino's Pizza1Payless1
DressBarn1Pizza Hut1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts4Rite Aid1
Extended Stay America1Staples1
FedEx5Starbucks2
GNC1Subaru1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1T.J.Maxx1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Houlihan's1Toys"R"Us1
Howard Johnson1UPS8
IHOP1Volkswagen1
Jimmy Jazz1Walgreens2
KFC1Wendy's1
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