Ridgefield, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 11,435 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.6%
 
Males: 5,722  (50.0%)
Females: 5,713  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,009 (it was $54,081 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$78,009
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $36,179 (it was $25,558 in 2000)

Ridgefield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $473,620 (it was $242,500 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$473,620
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $561,045; detached houses: $604,547; townhouses or other attached units: $560,648; in 2-unit structures: $415,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,800; mobile homes: $156,239

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,513.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgefield: 124.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.4% for Black residents, 7.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.1% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ridgefield, NJ (2017)
    • 4,00734.8%White alone
    • 3,95734.4%Asian alone
    • 3,40629.6%Hispanic
    • 2352.0%Two or more races
    • 1471.3%Black alone
    • 450.4%Other race alone
    • 320.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ridgefield, New Jersey as of October 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgefield is 5,701 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ridgefield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(18.1)
4
(36.3)
1
(9.1)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.2)
6
(54.8)
1
(9.0)
3
(26.9)
2
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.7)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
1
(8.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(27.2)
6
(54.4)
2
(18.3)
4
(36.9)
2
(18.4)
3
(27.4)
1
(9.0)
4
(35.8)
2
(17.6)
1
(8.9)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
2
(17.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(163.2)
28
(254.0)
28
(255.8)
19
(175.1)
23
(211.9)
17
(155.2)
16
(144.5)
21
(188.2)
10
(88.2)
14
(124.1)
13
(114.7)
13
(114.2)
10
(87.3)
7
(61.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
55
(498.7)
57
(517.1)
60
(548.1)
77
(709.4)
57
(525.2)
31
(283.0)
47
(424.6)
40
(358.5)
53
(467.4)
33
(292.6)
28
(247.1)
39
(342.7)
55
(480.1)
57
(503.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(99.7)
13
(117.9)
15
(137.0)
5
(46.1)
11
(101.4)
11
(100.4)
14
(126.5)
6
(53.8)
6
(52.9)
5
(44.3)
3
(26.5)
6
(52.7)
8
(69.8)
4
(35.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)50.269.771.854.450.452.141.747.037.925.727.147.935.333.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ridgefield, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (13.5%), Irish (2.7%), Lebanese (2.5%), Croatian (2.0%), Palestinian (1.7%), Greek (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 70 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 4,382 people per square mile   (average).

Ridgefield, New Jersey map

5,477 residents are foreign born (14.9% Asia, 13.6% Latin America).

This borough:

47.6%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $7,740 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,216 (1.7%)

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: -1,236 (-10.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 810 (13.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 201

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

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Ridgefield, NJ
Historical housing units in Ridgefield, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +833 (+8.3%).
Most common industries in Ridgefield, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Personal & laundry services (10.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ridgefield, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.3%)

Average climate in Ridgefield, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridgefield, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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

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

City:

102
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.283. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.283
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.514. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.514
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Ridgefield 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 Ridgefield 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 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 221.9 miles away from Ridgefield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Bob Schroder - Baseball player.

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield:

Marital status in Ridgefield, NJ
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
This county:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

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:
This county:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
New Jersey:

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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 76$562,969$88,890330$127,381
Police Protection - Officers 25$305,631$146,7030$0
Streets and Highways 17$76,121$53,7327$2,338
Other Government Administration 5$21,645$51,94811$9,860
Local Libraries 4$13,994$41,9827$18,821
Health 3$16,377$65,5080$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,056$48,336155$21,930
Judicial and Legal 2$8,594$51,5646$7,794
Police - Other 1$3,667$44,00446$65,075
Firefighters 0$0 90$74,740
Totals for Government 135$1,017,054$90,405652$327,939

Ridgefield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,000 ($0.52)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,472,000 ($303.63)
    Police Protection: $2,229,000 ($194.93)
    Regular Highways: $780,000 ($68.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $532,000 ($46.52)
    General Public Buildings: $520,000 ($45.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $416,000 ($36.38)
    Libraries: $330,000 ($28.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $319,000 ($27.90)
    Financial Administration: $219,000 ($19.15)
    Central Staff Services: $178,000 ($15.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $130,000 ($11.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $103,000 ($9.01)
    Health - Other: $102,000 ($8.92)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $373,000 ($32.62)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $999,000 ($87.36)
    Other - Health - Other: $22,000 ($1.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,245,000 ($633.58)

Ridgefield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $137,000 ($11.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $60,000 ($5.25)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $250,000 ($21.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $160,000 ($13.99)
    Interest Earnings: $65,000 ($5.68)
    General Revenue - Other: $51,000 ($4.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,048,000 ($528.90)
    Other: $34,000 ($2.97)
  • Tax - Property: $5,200,000 ($454.74)
    Other License: $1,062,000 ($92.87)

Ridgefield government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,029,000 ($1314.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,870,000 ($1212.94)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,939,000 ($344.47)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,780,000 ($243.11)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,388,000 ($121.38)
    End of Fiscal Year: $1,385,000 ($121.12)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,735,000 ($151.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,991,000 ($436.47)

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

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

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

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

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


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

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

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

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Ridgefield, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dairy Queen1Nike1
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Dunkin Donuts1UPS7
FedEx2

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
See more detailed statistics of Ridgefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 587ft / 179mTotal length
  • $5,427,000Total costs
  • 1,109,752Total average daily traffic
  • 125,771Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,027,121Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridgefield, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 111950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 111970-1979
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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

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 MHz, Grant 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 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz... (+38 more), Grant Date: 03/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/08/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

24 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2001
    Registrant (Individual): John R Neary, 539 Victory Ave, Ridgefield, NJ 07657
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4082C , Serial Number: 108-5082, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 595 Broad Ave Ste 20, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 01/17/2014
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/2000
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/1995
    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 in Ridgefield, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridgefield, NJ - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 81 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridgefield, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.6%), and Outside Fires (22.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridgefield, NJ
    • 30646.6%Structure Fires
    • 14922.7%Outside Fires
    • 14722.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 558.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgefield, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgefield, NJ
  • 93.7%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgefield, NJ
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Ridgefield compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Ridgefield on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a ferryboat to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Syria (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Armenia (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 (07657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #70 (07657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
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