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Population in 2012: 25,205 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 

Males: 12,197  (48.4%)
Females: 13,008  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  41.0 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07450.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $146,977 (it was $104,286 in 2000)
Ridgewood:

$146,977
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $66,996

Ridgewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $660,949 (it was $382,000 in 2000)
Ridgewood:

$660,949
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $825,330; Detached houses: $831,761; Townhouses or other attached units: $693,137; In 2-unit structures: $607,259; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $476,468

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,751.

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  • White alone - 19,561 (78.4%)
  • Asian alone - 3,237 (13.0%)
  • Hispanic - 1,316 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 424 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 373 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 34 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridgewood: 125.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (16.7%), Italian (13.8%), German (9.9%), English (7.5%), Russian (3.5%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 144 feet

Land area: 5.79 square miles.

Population density: 4,355 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Ridgewood:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgewood village:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

5,037 residents are foreign born (8.0% Asia, 3.8% Europe).

This village:  20.1%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ridgewood, New Jersey as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgewood to the number of sex offenders is 8,402 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $10,001 (1.5%)

Ridgewood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Paterson, NJ (5.4 miles , pop. 149,222).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (17.6 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (21.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Ho-Ho-Kus borough, NJ (1.2 miles ), Midland Park borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Glen Rock borough, NJ (1.3 miles ), Waldwick borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Hawthorne borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Washington Township, NJ (1.7 miles ), Wyckoff, NJ (1.7 miles ), Saddle River borough, NJ (1.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $304,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $392,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $419,500
  • 2004: 15 buildings, average cost: $409,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $326,200
  • 2006: 34 buildings, average cost: $203,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $294,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $290,400
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $430,400
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $376,900
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $340,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 74.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +252 (+1.0%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,263 (20.7%)

Area code: 201

Ridgewood household income distribution Ridgewood home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Ridgewood by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1022110012001
per 100,000 4.00.07.98.04.04.00.00.04.18.30.00.04.0
Robberies 3645122423013
per 100,000 11.923.915.720.04.08.08.116.38.312.50.04.011.9
Assaults 67103488525777
per 100,000 23.727.839.312.016.032.032.220.48.320.828.928.027.7
Burglaries 56695753285442253843503640
per 100,000 221.3274.4223.9211.9112.0216.3169.3101.9157.3178.6206.1143.8158.5
Thefts 184184230199170189193215199146165144210
per 100,000 727.2731.8903.4795.5679.9756.9777.9876.5823.5606.3680.1575.1831.9
Auto thefts 131473863437058
per 100,000 51.455.727.512.032.024.012.116.312.429.10.020.031.7
Arson 0120112203120
per 100,000 0.04.07.90.04.04.08.18.20.012.54.18.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 62.267.975.464.646.761.454.654.354.255.549.042.961.2

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Ridgewood, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +829 (+3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Ridgewood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Ridgewood village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

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

Earthquake activity:

Ridgewood-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 44.6 miles away from Ridgewood center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

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

Birthplace of: Chris Simms - Professional football quarterback, Elizabeth Hawes - Fashion designer, Brian Williams - News Anchor and Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, Mike Ferguson (New Jersey politician) - Congressman, Thomas McGuire - Army officer, Dale Berra - Baseball player, Don Van Natta, Jr. - Writer, Frankie Jonas - Child actor, Frankie Muniz - (born 1985), actor, Jason Heyward - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Ridgewood: Thomas B., Jr. McGulRe.

Main business address for: RIDGEWOOD POWER GROWTH FUND /NJ (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ridgewood:

  • THE VALLEY HOSPITAL RENAL CARE CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 223 NORTH VAN DIEN AVE)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 223 N VAN DIEN AVENUE)
  • RIDGEWOOD CENTER (Nursing Home, 330 FRANKLIN TPK)
  • VAN DYK MANOR OF RIDGEWOOD (Nursing Home, 304 S. VAN DIEN AVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Ridgewood, NJ

Amtrak stations near Ridgewood:

  • 12 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.
  • 18 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.
  • 18 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.village.ridgewood.nj.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgewood:

  • Bergen Community College (about 3 miles; Paramus, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 9,303)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 6 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Berkeley College (about 7 miles; West Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 8 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 8 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,230)
  • Montclair State University (about 10 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)

Public high school in Ridgewood:

Private high school in Ridgewood:

  • HOLMSTEAD SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 14 HOPE ST; Grades: 8 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgewood:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ridgewood:

  • RIDGEWOOD MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 258; Location: 52 PASSAIC ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • MONTESSORI LEARNING CENTER (Students: 150; Location: 205 FRANKLIN AVE; Grades: PK - KG; Girls only)
  • BETHLEHEM EARLY LEARNING CTR (Students: 137; Location: 155 LINWOOD AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
  • RIDGEWOOD NURSERY & KINDERGARTEN SCHOOL (Students: 105; Location: 865 E GLEN AVE; Grades: PK - TK)
  • LITTLE CRANE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 113 COTTAGE PL; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Ridgewood, School District: RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE

Library in Ridgewood:

  • RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,613,217; Location: 125 N. MAPLE AVENUE; 171,099 books; 10,499 audio materials; 10,935 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 225 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ridgewood: Ridgewood Station (A), Ridgewood Board of Education (B), Ridgewood Emergency Services (C), Ridgewood Fire Department Engine 31 (D), Ridgewood Fire Department Headquarters (E), Ridgewood Municipal Building (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ridgewood include: Grace Church (A), Ridgewood Christian Reformed Church (B), West Side Presbyterian Church (C), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (D), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church (E), Old Paramus Reformed Church (F), Mount Bethel Baptist Church (G), First Reformed Church (H), Ridgewood Friends Meeting House (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Wild Duck Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Ridgewood include: Stevens Avenue Park (1), Veterans Memorial Field (2), Graydon Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Ridgewood Public Libary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 125 North Maple Avenue), Ridgewood Historical & Preservation Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 650 East Glen Av), Bravo Tours Inc (Tours & Charters; 215 East Ridgewood 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)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 NO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.0. This is about average.
City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.407. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.39. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.39
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 17.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.9
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

9.4
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.1072

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

RIDGEWOOD WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 61700, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chloride
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 263 regular monitoring violations
FOXRIDGE APARTMENTS-WELL 2 (Address: 38 E RIDGEWOOD AVE #175 , Serves CT, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
FOXRIDGE APARTMENTS-WELL 1 (Address: 38 E RIDGEWOOD AVE #175 , Serves CT, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2002), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-18-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-12-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2004)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 93 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.6%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.6% for Black residents, 6.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.0% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  79.9%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.3%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ridgewood, NJ

People in group quarters in Ridgewood in 2010:

  • 165 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Ridgewood in 2000:

  • 171 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Ridgewood compared to New Jersey state average:

Ridgewood, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Ridgewood (2011 data):

  • Boiling Springs Savings Bank: Ridgewood Savings Bk. Of New Jersey, Ho-Ho-kus Branch, Duck Pond Branch. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $1,356.4 mil, Deposits: $1,126.1 mil, headquarters in Rutherford, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Boiling Springs, Mhc
  • Atlantic Stewardship Bank: Ridgewood Branch at 190 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 1997/11/13; Ridgewood Drive Up Facility at 121 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 2010/02/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $708.2 mil, Deposits: $594.1 mil, headquarters in Midland Park, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Stewardship Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Godwin Avenue Branch at 67 Godwin Avenue, branch established on 1964/08/19; Ridgewood Branch at 84 East Ridgewood Avenue East, branch established on 1990/12/03. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Ridgewood Branch at 133 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 1978/08/21; Ridgewood, North Maple Branch at 536 North Maple Avenue, branch established on 2010/03/27. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Valley National Bank: Ridgewood/Franklin Branch at 103 Franklin Avenue, branch established on 2001/10/01. 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
  • North Jersey Community Bank: Ridgewood Branch at 171 East Ridgewood Avenue, branch established on 2004/10/28. Info updated 2010/05/13: Bank assets: $729.5 mil, Deposits: $609.5 mil, headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: North Jersey Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Ridgewood Branch at 94 North Maple Avenue, branch established on 1976/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ridgewood Branch at 41 Oak Street, branch established on 1988/08/15. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Ridgewood Branch I at 28-32 East Ridgewood Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/29. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ridgewood travel time to work - commute


Ridgewood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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Religion statistics for Ridgewood village (based on Bergen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here75.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
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.
New Jersey:

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

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

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

17.9%
State:

18.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$80,601$74,4010$0
Other Government Administration 9$61,467$81,9569$1,860
Judicial and Legal 6$20,420$40,8402$2,064
Police Protection - Officers 45$430,426$114,7800$0
Police - Other 5$16,855$40,45229$13,305
Firefighters 40$326,862$98,0590$0
Fire - Other 2$9,941$59,6460$0
Streets and Highways 27$175,643$78,0640$0
Health 4$22,058$66,1743$1,970
Solid Waste Management 32$153,512$57,5672$2,004
Sewerage 14$83,658$71,7070$0
Parks and Recreation 20$103,082$61,84911$3,253
Water Supply 35$203,358$69,7232$2,712
Other and Unallocable 18$101,716$67,81115$8,709
Totals for Government 270$1,789,599$79,53873$35,877

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,708,000 ($107.44)
    General - Other: $2,454,000 ($97.36)
    General Public Buildings: $775,000 ($30.75)
    Regular Highways: $174,000 ($6.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($2.18)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($0.67)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($0.52)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,211,000 ($365.44)
    Water Utilities: $7,107,000 ($281.97)
    Police Protection: $4,960,000 ($196.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,993,000 ($158.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,548,000 ($101.09)
    Libraries: $1,825,000 ($72.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,460,000 ($57.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,399,000 ($55.50)
    Health - Other: $1,352,000 ($53.64)
    Parking Facilities: $678,000 ($26.90)
    Central Staff Services: $645,000 ($25.59)
    Financial Administration: $598,000 ($23.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $302,000 ($11.98)
    General Public Buildings: $119,000 ($4.72)
    Public Welfare - Other: $64,000 ($2.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,032,000 ($40.94)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $639,000 ($25.35)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($1.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $216,000 ($8.57)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($0.48)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,758,000 ($783.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $517,000 ($20.51)

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

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $785,000 ($31.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $686,000 ($27.22)
    Sewerage: $300,000 ($11.90)
    All Other: $87,000 ($3.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $671,000 ($26.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $631,000 ($25.03)
    Sale of Property: $513,000 ($20.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $458,000 ($18.17)
    Rents: $103,000 ($4.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $101,000 ($4.01)
    Special Assessments: $10,000 ($0.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,606,000 ($420.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,660,000 ($105.53)
    All Other: $433,000 ($17.18)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,000 ($0.56)
  • Tax - Property: $24,724,000 ($980.92)
    Other License: $430,000 ($17.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $340,000 ($13.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $35,000 ($1.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,214,000 ($1397.10)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,389,000 ($888.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,763,000 ($863.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,938,000 ($354.61)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $23,273,000 ($923.35)
    End of Fiscal Year: $11,018,000 ($437.14)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,314,000 ($290.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,811,000 ($389.25)

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($835 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.15%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.87% ($60,674 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.71% ($48,422)
from New York County, NY  0.43% ($100,747)


6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($73,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.81% ($54,598 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($56,352)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($97,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgewood:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgewood:

  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgewood:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ridgewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 53 meters (174ft)
Total costs: $4,750,000
Total average daily traffic: 529,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,086

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ridgewood, NJ


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Ridgewood Police 131 N Maple Ave (Lat: 40.982333 Lon: -74.112083), Call Sign: WIK244
    Assigned Frequencies: 480.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2004, Expiration Date: 10/31/2014
    Registrant: County Of Bergen, 285 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430, Phone: (201) 336-7777, Fax: (201) 785-8575, Email:
  • 457 Geroge St (Lat: 40.990389 Lon: -74.109306), Call Sign: KNCR223
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.555 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Edwin A Ermilio, 457 George St, Ridgewood, NJ 07450, Phone: (201) 447-0599
  • Lat: 40.985028 Lon: -74.101250, Call Sign: WQIA518
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2007, Expiration Date: 12/10/2017, Certifier: Edo Volaric
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Ridgewood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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 ORIGINATED14$469,571210$491,081893$435,20037$217,62214$361,929
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$334,00025$541,08059$473,3900$05$453,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$413,66731$494,839204$491,41210$176,30010$364,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$020$386,350126$441,4374$295,2505$346,400
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$312,2506$501,16741$468,1712$117,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0471.00 , 0472.00, 0473.00, 0474.00, 0475.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$394,6004$398,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$360,0003$546,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$438,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$485,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0471.00 , 0472.00, 0473.00, 0474.00, 0475.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 244
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Ridgewood


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

Most common first names in Ridgewood, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24776.4 years
Mary21281.1 years
William18577.1 years
Helen12982.8 years
Joseph11075.9 years
Margaret10580.2 years
George10378.6 years
Robert9772.5 years
Charles9478.2 years
Anna8785.8 years
Most common last names in Ridgewood, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4581.8 years
Johnson3377.7 years
Brown3180.1 years
Anderson2380.1 years
Miller2277.0 years
Williams2078.9 years
Clark1978.2 years
Meyer1878.2 years
Murphy1872.0 years
Wilson1782.6 years
Businesses in Ridgewood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1New Balance1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike6
Chico's1Quiznos1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
FedEx4Starbucks1
Gap2Talbots1
Gymboree1UPS8
H&R Block1Whole Foods Market1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA2
Browse common businesses in Ridgewood, NJ

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