Ridgefield, New Jersey

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Population in 2014: 11,289 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 
Males: 5,245  (46.5%)
Females: 6,044  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
New Jersey median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 07657.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,789 (it was $54,081 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$65,789
NJ:

$70,165

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,982 (it was $25,558 in 2000)

Ridgefield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $492,451 (it was $242,500 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$492,451
NJ:

$307,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $517,875; Detached houses: $558,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $493,772; In 2-unit structures: $433,033; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,297; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $306,077; Mobile homes: $212,030

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,326.

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  • Races in Ridgefield, NJ (2010)

    Ridgefield races chart
    • 5,21547.3%White alone
    • 3,19929.0%Asian alone
    • 2,36221.4%Hispanic
    • 1221.1%Two or more races
    • 950.9%Black alone
    • 350.3%Other race alone
    • 40.04%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ridgefield: 128.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (21.8%), Irish (6.6%), German (4.4%), Greek (2.6%), Arab (2.5%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 4,326 people per square mile   (average).

Ridgefield,NJ real estate house value index trend

Ridgefield, New Jersey map

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield borough:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

4,956 residents are foreign born (15.2% Asia, 12.1% Latin America, 5.0% Europe).

This borough:

44.0%
New Jersey:

21.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $8,680 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $8,395 (1.9%)

Ridgefield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manhattan, NY (4.7 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities: Palisades Park borough, NJ (1.0 miles ), Cliffside Park borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Fairview borough, NJ (1.1 miles ), Edgewater borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Fort Lee borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Ridgefield Park, NJ (1.4 miles ), Little Ferry borough, NJ (1.5 miles ), Leonia borough, NJ (1.5 miles ).

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 74.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,729 (-15.3%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 575 (10.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 201

Ridgefield household income distribution Ridgefield home values distribution

Crime rates in Ridgefield by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000200000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.018.30.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 3122411161320
per 100,000 27.19.118.218.136.39.19.29.254.89.026.917.60.0
Assaults 4973624231421
per 100,000 36.281.963.727.254.418.336.918.427.49.035.817.68.9
Burglaries 25192418282819231716211014
per 100,000 226.1172.9218.3163.2254.0255.8175.1211.9155.2144.5188.288.2124.1
Thefts 42335655576077573147405333
per 100,000 379.8300.3509.3498.7517.1548.1709.4525.2283.0424.6358.5467.4292.6
Auto thefts 2321141113155111114665
per 100,000 208.0191.1127.399.7117.9137.046.1101.4100.4126.553.852.944.3
Arson 0120012000001
per 100,000 0.09.118.20.00.09.118.40.00.00.00.00.08.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 65.360.666.352.072.274.456.452.254.043.248.739.326.6

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

Crime rate in Ridgefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
New Jersey average:

3.43
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
New Jersey:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +833 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ridgefield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgefield, New Jersey average temperatures Ridgefield, New Jersey average precipitation Ridgefield, New Jersey humidity Ridgefield, New Jersey wind speed Ridgefield, New Jersey snowfall Ridgefield, New Jersey sunshine Ridgefield, New Jersey clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Ridgefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Ridgefield borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/15/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.5 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgefield-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 216.5 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 112.3 miles away from Ridgefield 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 253.2 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 110.8 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 229.0 miles away from Ridgefield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 221.9 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 (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).
Ridgefield topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Schroder - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Ridgefield:

  • HOSPICE OF NEW YORK, LLC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LONG ISLAND CITY, NY)
  • FMC FAIRVIEW (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; FAIRVIEW, NJ)
  • CARITAS HEALTH CARE, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ELMHURST, NY)
  • HUDSON VIEW CARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)
  • PALISADE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GUTTENBERG, NJ)
  • ST MARYS CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW YORK, NY)
  • PALISADES MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)

Amtrak stations near Ridgefield:

  • 6 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 9 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgefield:

  • Barnard College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,425)
  • Teachers College at Columbia University (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Columbia University in the City of New York (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 23,396)
  • CUNY City College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 12,533)
  • Jersey College (about 4 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • CUNY Hostos Community College (about 5 miles; Bronx, NY; FT enrollment: 4,764)
  • Yeshiva University (about 5 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 4,015)

Public high schools in Ridgefield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgefield:

  • BERGEN BOULEVARD SCHOOL (Students: 229, Location: 635 BERGEN BLVD, Grades: 1-2)
  • SHALER ACADEMY (Location: 455 SHALER BOULEVARD, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Ridgefield

Library in Ridgefield:

  • RIDGEFIELD FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $654,854; Location: 527 MORSE AVENUE; 51,671 books; 1,740 audio materials; 3,770 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 91 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ridgefield: Little Ferry Yard (A), Ridgefield Ambulance Corps (B), Ridgefield Fire Department Special Operations Building (C), Ridgefield Fire Department Firehouse 1 (D), Ridgefield Fire Department Firehouse 3 (E), Ridgefield Fire Prevention Bureau (F), Ridgefield Fire Department Firehouse 2 (G), Bergen Generating Station (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bellmans Creek (A), Mill Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ridgefield: Willis Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: McGee Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 701 Grand Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn (USHighway 46 North), Four Seasons Beauty (1181 Edgewater Avenue).

Court: Ridgefield Borough - Municipal Court Clerk (604 Broad Avenue).

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 2013 was 108. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

108
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.378. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.378
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 19.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.50. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.50
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.19
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.3% for Black residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.8 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  76.7%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
6 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Ridgefield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ridgefield (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Boulevard Branch at 504 Bergen Boulevard, branch established on 1971/07/16; Ridgefield Branch at 585 Broad Avenue, branch established on 1959/03/02. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ridgefield Branch at 745 Bergen Boulevard, branch established on 1974/02/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Oritani Bank: 545 Shaler Blvd Branch at 545 Shaler Blvd, 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
  • Valley National Bank: Ridgefield Branch at 868 Broad Avenue, branch established on 1976/09/16. 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
  • Capital One, National Association: Ridgefield Branch at 375 Broad Avenue, branch established on 1974/10/04. 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
  • Woori America Bank: Ridgefield Branch at 321 Broad Avenue, branch established on 1999/10/29. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $939.4 mil, Deposits: $822.6 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Woori Finance Holdings Co., Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
New Jersey average:

12.7

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

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 Ridgefield borough (based on Bergen County data)

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.
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ridgefield:

53.5%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.7%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.6%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ridgefield:

13.3%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
State:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgefield, 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
Financial Administration 5$15,133$36,3193$6,974
Other Government Administration 4$23,368$70,1048$11,776
Judicial and Legal 4$13,719$41,15710$25,441
Police Protection - Officers 27$232,823$103,4770$0
Police - Other 2$6,599$39,59442$49,000
Firefighters 9$30,825$41,1009$7,538
Fire - Other 3$10,252$41,0080$0
Streets and Highways 20$88,543$53,1263$6,728
Welfare 1$3,034$36,4080$0
Health 2$6,328$37,9680$0
Solid Waste Management 6$17,790$35,5801$1,152
Parks and Recreation 4$11,681$35,0431$659
Local Libraries 9$32,230$42,9730$0
Other and Unallocable 8$19,375$29,0630$0
Totals for Government 104$511,700$59,04277$109,268

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 Ridgefield:

  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS 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.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 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)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgefield:

  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNEW (102.7 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)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgefield:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ridgefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 503m1,650ftTotal length
  • $30,497,000Total costs
  • 1,175,176Total average daily traffic
  • 123,396Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 51930-1939
  • 101950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ridgefield, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ridgefield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 604 Broad Ave (Lat: 40.851111 Lon: -74.015000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: KUY364
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.205 MHz, 154.355 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2015, Expiration Date: 02/09/2025Registrant: Borough Of Ridgefield, 604 Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, NJ 07657, Phone: (201) 943-5210, Email:
  • 514 Broad Ave (Lat: 40.758444 Lon: -74.003750), Call Sign: KNAW471, Licensee ID: L00065173
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.1800 MHzGrant Date: 07/11/1996, Expiration Date: 07/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2001Registrant: Nicola Matera & Sons Inc, 514 Broad Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657, Phone: (201) 943-8300
  • Cr Rofw 50 S Of Bergen Tpke (Lat: 40.847333 Lon: -74.027083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPMT786
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: Robert Mac MillanRegistrant: Conrail, 1000 Howard Blvd., Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, Phone: (856) 231-2371, Fax: (856) 231-2376, Email:
  • Henricks Causeway End Of Victoria Terrace (Lat: 40.839000 Lon: -74.017917), Call Sign: KSJ329, Licensee ID: L00761386
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9800 MHzGrant Date: 11/14/2001, Expiration Date: 01/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2012, Certifier: Edward J Biggins Jr.Registrant: Pseg Services Corporation
  • Lat: 40.835000 Lon: -74.017778, Call Sign: WPSI588, Licensee ID: L00761386
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, 456.137 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Certifier: Edward J Biggins Jr.Registrant: Pseg Services Corporation
  • Cr Rofw 50 S Of Bergen Tpke (Lat: 40.847333 Lon: -74.027083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQBJ394
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.860 MHzGrant Date: 07/31/2014, Expiration Date: 10/19/2024, Certifier: Robert A CarterRegistrant: Conrail Shared Assets, 1000 Howard Blvd., Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, Phone: (856) 231-2371, Fax: (856) 231-2376, Email:
  • Lat: 40.827278 Lon: -74.015556, Call Sign: WQSG795
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHz, 467.262 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Cynthia KlattRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • NJY0304, Service Area 13 On New Jersey Turnpike (Lat: 40.825250 Lon: -74.028889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.3 m, Call Sign: WQHD492, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/05/2007, Expiration Date: 07/05/2017, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • NY23XC279, Service Area 13 On New Jersey Turnpike (Vince Lomdardi Sa) (Lat: 40.825250 Lon: -74.028889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.7 m, Overall height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQQV270
    Assigned Frequencies: 18015.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHz, 18015.0 MHz, 18065.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgefield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10141 , Serial Number: 15074806, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1973
    Registrant (Individual): John R Neary, 539 Victory Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 198SR , Serial Number: 2679, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Eagle Eye Pum Inc, 670 Bergen Blvd, Ridgefield, NJ 07657
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 46312 , Serial Number: 17257179, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/07/1968
    Registrant (Individual): John R Neary, 539 Victory Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5860E , Serial Number: 17360, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1959
    Registrant (Individual): John R Neary, 539 Victory Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6254T , Serial Number: 15060954, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1964
    Registrant (Individual): John Neary, 539 Victory Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657

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 ORIGINATED9$318,66730$302,333147$290,0826$160,1675$283,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$354,25013$319,6151$75,0001$237,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$333,3339$291,00080$323,7754$158,2504$346,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$344,0005$321,60042$318,4765$242,2004$378,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$340,6674$218,75013$369,4621$183,0001$143,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00 , 0452.00

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 ORIGINATED2$320,0001$394,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$428,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$367,2504$403,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$350,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0451.00 , 0452.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 40
  • Hazardous Condition: 73

Incident types - Ridgefield

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgefield, NJ

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Ridgefield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1Nike1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS7
FedEx2

Ridgefield compared to New Jersey 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

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  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
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  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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