Ridge, New York

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Population in 2010: 13,336.
Population change since 2000: -0.3%
Males: 6,300  (47.2%)
Females: 7,036  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

50.5 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 11961.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,680 (it was $44,140 in 2000)
Ridge:

$64,680
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,794 (it was $23,387 in 2000)

Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $285,809 (it was $139,900 in 2000)
Ridge:

$285,809
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $303,588; detached houses: $336,104; townhouses or other attached units: $224,352; in 2-unit structures: $222,499; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,324; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,441

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,403.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridge: 150.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.1% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ridge, NY (2017)
    • 10,45781.0%White alone
    • 8136.3%Black alone
    • 7575.9%Hispanic
    • 5534.3%Asian alone
    • 900.7%Two or more races
    • 750.6%Other race alone
    • 430.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ridge, New York as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridge is 3,270 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Italian (31.2%), American (12.5%), Irish (9.6%), German (8.4%), Polish (2.7%), Russian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 990 people per square mile   (low).

Ridge, New York map

1,002 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 2.0% Latin America, 1.0% Asia).

This place:

7.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,489 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,228 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Brentwood, NY (20.8 miles , pop. 53,917).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (42.0 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (50.9 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities:

East Shoreham, NY (1.7 miles ),
Middle Island, NY (1.9 miles ),
Shoreham, NY (1.9 miles ),
Rocky Point, NY (2.0 miles ),
Wading River, NY (2.0 miles ),
Yaphank, NY (2.4 miles ),
Gordon Heights, NY (2.4 miles ),
Sound Beach, NY (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 72.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,961 (-30.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 390 (7.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 631

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

3.7%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Ridge, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.5%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Ridge, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Ridge, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridge, New York average temperatures Ridge, New York average precipitation Ridge, New York humidity Ridge, New York wind speed Ridge, New York snowfall Ridge, New York sunshine Ridge, New York clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 8.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.142. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.142
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.87. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.87
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ridge-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Ridge place center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the place center injured one person.

Earthquake activity:

Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 89% 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 223.4 miles away from Ridge 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 251.2 miles away from Ridge 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 184.3 miles away from Ridge center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.3 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 191.0 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 168.9 miles away from Ridge 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 Suffolk County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridge:

  • AID TO THE DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED, INC (12 SALLY LANE)
  • DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE (73 WADING RIVER HOLLOW RD)
  • FREE, INC (2114 WILLIAM FLOYD PKWY)
  • LONG ISLAND DDSO ("64 RIDGE RD, HOUSE C")
  • UCPA OF GREATER SUFFOLK (442 RANDALL RD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridge:

  • Suffolk County Community College (about 10 miles; Selden, NY; Full-time enrollment: 18,540)
  • Stony Brook University (about 13 miles; Stony Brook, NY; FT enrollment: 22,071)
  • Dowling College (about 19 miles; Oakdale, NY; FT enrollment: 2,598)
  • Porter and Chester Institute of Stratford (about 23 miles; Stratford, CT; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of Bridgeport (about 24 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,708)
  • Housatonic Community College (about 25 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 3,677)
  • Fairfield University (about 27 miles; Fairfield, CT; FT enrollment: 4,640)

Public high schools in Ridge:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridge:

  • IS 93 RIDGEWOOD (Students: 1,309, Location: 66-56 FOREST AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • PS 88 SENECA (Students: 1,079, Location: 60-85 CATALPA AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • PS 71 FOREST (Students: 991, Location: 62-85 FOREST AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • PS 68 CAMBRIDGE (Students: 816, Location: 59-09 ST FELIX AVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • PS 239 (Students: 442, Location: 17-15 WEIRFIELD ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • IS 77 (Students: 284, Location: 976 SENECA AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • ACE ACADEMY FOR SCHOLARS AT THE GERALDINE FERRARO (Location: 55-20 METROPOLITAN AVE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Ridge:

See full list of schools located in Ridge

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ridge: Leisure Village Golf Course (A), Middle Island State Game Farm (B), Seven Ponds Orchard (C), North Shore Public Library (D), Ridge Fire District Company 1 (E), Ridge Fire District Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ridge include: Middle Island Presbyterian Church (A), Capernaum Apostolic Church of the Lutheran Confession (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes: North Pond (A), Lake Panamoka (B), Round Pond (C), Tarkill Pond (D), Woodchoppers Pond (E), Corey Pond (F), Cranberry Pond (G), Horn Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ridge: Brookhaven State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Brookhaven Volunteer Fire Fighters Museum (25 Middle Country Road).

Birthplace of: George E. Waring, Jr. - Engineer, David Peck Todd - Astronomer, Drew Goodman - Television sports announcer, Whitey Wilshere - Baseball player, William Lounsbery - Politician.

Suffolk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.7%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
161 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Ridge in 2000:

  • 89 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 48 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Ridge (2011 data):

  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Ridge Branch at 1880 Middle Country Rd, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Ridge:

Marital status in Ridge, NY
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
New York average:

13.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridge, NY (based on Suffolk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic879,45775
Mainline Protestant69,205182
Evangelical Protestant58,909264
Other50,771124
Orthodox10,19010
Black Protestant8,29849
None416,520-
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: 514
This county:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 217
Suffolk County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 256
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,232
This county:

8.15 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

23.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Suffolk County:

22.3%
New York:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ridge:

55.2%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

52.6%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Ridge:

28.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.3%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.0%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ridge:

7.0
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Ridge:

58.8%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridge, NY Residents

2.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.92%
New York average:

4.90%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,707 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.02%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Nassau County, NY  0.92% ($97,425 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.40% ($69,378)
from Kings County, NY  0.20% ($86,858)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($108,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
New York average:

5.85%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($484 average AGI)
Suffolk County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Nassau County, NY  0.60% ($104,809 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.27% ($60,961)
to New York County, NY  0.20% ($238,478)
Businesses in Ridge, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridge:

  • WLIM (1580 AM; 10 kW; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, 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.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WLIE (540 AM; 3 kW; ISLIP, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND MULTIMEDIA, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridge:

  • WLIU (88.3 FM; SOUTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY PUBLIC RADIO NETWORK)
  • WALK-FM (97.5 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXXP (105.3 FM; CALVERTON-ROANOKE, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING CO. OF CALVERTON, INC)
  • WRCN-FM (103.9 FM; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WBLI (106.1 FM; PATCHOGUE, NY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUSB (90.1 FM; STONY BROOK, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WLVG (96.1 FM; CENTER MORICHES, NY; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDRE (98.5 FM; WESTHAMPTON, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCATING COMPANY OF WESTHAMPTON, INC.)
  • W289AD (105.7 FM; SELDEN, NY; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFRS (88.9 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBZO (103.1 FM; BAY SHORE, NY; Owner: MID-ISLAND BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMJC (94.3 FM; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: IW LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBON (107.1 FM; HAMPTON BAYS, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WSHR (91.9 FM; LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY; Owner: SACHEM CENTRAL SCH DIST HOLBROOK)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WEBE (107.9 FM; WESTPORT, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridge:

  • WLNY (Channel 55; RIVERHEAD, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WFTY (Channel 67; SMITHTOWN, NY; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • W26CE (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • $14,699,000Total costs
  • 41,374Total average daily traffic
  • 994Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Wading River Rd (Lat: 40.897333 Lon: -72.915111), Structure height: 196 m, Call Sign: WNPS616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.787 MHz, 863.787 MHz, 864.787 MHz, 865.787 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 05/15/2021, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fire House South Side Francis Mooney Dr 1000 W Half Moon Pond Rd (Lat: 40.898444 Lon: -72.878722), Call Sign: KEF810,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4000 MHz, 46.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2015, Expiration Date: 12/19/2025, Registrant: Ridge Fire District, 20 Francis Mooney Drive, Ridge, NY 11961, Phone: (631) 924-4080, Fax: (631) 924-0001, Email:
  • Middle Island Maintenance Ctr 484 Randall Rd (Lat: 40.897056 Lon: -72.892611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: WPGV981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, 151.220 MHz, 151.250 MHz, 151.250 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.265 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.430 MHz, 151.430 MHz, 159.435 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2014, Expiration Date: 03/25/2025, Certifier: William H Frenz, Registrant: New York State Department Of Environmental Conservation Office For Pub, 17893 Game Farm Rd, Dexter, NY 13634, Phone: (315) 639-3053, Fax: (315) 639-6553, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STUDIO, 18 Scenic Hills Drive (Lat: 40.875667 Lon: -72.918167), Type: Tree, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQEJ894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Certifier: Scott Hartill, Registrant: Pine Barrens Broadcasting Inc, 18 Scenic Hills Drive, Ridge, NY 11961, Phone: (631) 924-8778, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • .6 Mi N Of Middle County Rd (Lat: 40.897306 Lon: -72.915083), Call Sign: KNKM550,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3000 MHz, 72.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:
  • Wlig-Tv Tower, .6 Miles N Of Middle County Road (Lat: 40.897306 Lon: -72.915083), Call Sign: KPD718,
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.937 MHz, 35.2400 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, Attorneys At Law, LLP, 1019 19th Street, Nw, Ph-2, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100, Fax: (202) 457-0186, Email:
  • .6 Mi N Of Middle County Rd (Lat: 40.897306 Lon: -72.915083), Call Sign: KNKK978,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial 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 ORIGINATED49$226,80662$192,132168$223,5938$77,5718$170,469
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$224,0034$267,59027$260,2167$27,6790$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$260,50011$122,47874$278,9276$53,3585$116,216
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$279,0008$183,80055$271,4280$01$320,240
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$360,0004$213,51815$256,3170$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1584.05 , 1584.06, 1587.10

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$238,4553$335,073
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$220,0632$366,875
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$200,7003$316,767
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$220,4171$196,080
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1584.05 , 1584.06, 1587.10

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridge, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridge, NY - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 31. The highest number of fires - 79 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridge, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.7%), and Outside Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridge, NY
    • 22645.7%Structure Fires
    • 15331.0%Outside Fires
    • 7214.6%Other
    • 438.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridge, NY
Most common first names in Ridge, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18478.4 years
Mary15081.4 years
Joseph14578.0 years
William13377.6 years
Helen10582.9 years
Edward9477.7 years
Charles9381.1 years
George9179.8 years
Margaret8180.9 years
Frank8178.1 years
Most common last names in Ridge, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3381.0 years
Miller2076.8 years
Brown1674.5 years
Meyer1680.2 years
Jones1378.8 years
Johnson1377.8 years
White1177.6 years
Schmitt1177.7 years
Kelly1179.3 years
Murphy1082.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridge, NY
  • 41.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 22.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridge, NY
  • 47.4%Electricity
  • 26.0%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ridge compared to New York state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Ridge on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 26 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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