Ridgewood, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 25,692 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 12,544  (48.8%)
Females: 13,148  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

41.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07450.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $150,428 (it was $104,286 in 2000)
Ridgewood:

$150,428
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $73,126 (it was $51,658 in 2000)

Ridgewood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $746,074 (it was $382,000 in 2000)
Ridgewood:

$746,074
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $790,016; in 2-unit structures: $865,977; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $471,179

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,072.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgewood: 123.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.2%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ridgewood, NJ (2017)
    • 17,95469.3%White alone
    • 4,13716.0%Asian alone
    • 2,3028.9%Hispanic
    • 5662.2%Two or more races
    • 4281.7%Black alone
    • 340.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 380.1%Other race alone
    • 160.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ridgewood, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgewood is 25,671 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ridgewood 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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
2
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(8.0)
2
(8.1)
4
(16.3)
2
(8.3)
3
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
3
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.8)
2
(7.8)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(32.0)
8
(32.2)
5
(20.4)
2
(8.3)
5
(20.8)
7
(28.9)
7
(28.0)
7
(27.7)
6
(23.7)
4
(15.7)
8
(31.3)
4
(15.6)
4
(15.5)
4
(15.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(216.3)
42
(169.3)
25
(101.9)
38
(157.3)
43
(178.6)
50
(206.1)
36
(143.8)
40
(158.5)
46
(181.7)
44
(172.7)
46
(179.8)
32
(124.9)
16
(62.2)
22
(86.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
189
(756.9)
193
(777.9)
215
(876.5)
199
(823.5)
146
(606.3)
165
(680.1)
144
(575.1)
210
(831.9)
179
(707.1)
130
(510.2)
150
(586.4)
171
(667.5)
152
(590.8)
130
(511.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(24.0)
3
(12.1)
4
(16.3)
3
(12.4)
7
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(20.0)
8
(31.7)
1
(4.0)
3
(11.8)
2
(7.8)
2
(7.8)
7
(27.2)
3
(11.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.0)
2
(8.1)
2
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.5)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)59.352.852.552.453.647.441.559.252.438.948.442.737.533.7

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City-data.com crime index in Ridgewood, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 52 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.85
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Irish (11.7%), Italian (10.3%), American (5.0%), German (4.8%), Russian (4.4%), European (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 144 feet

Land area: 5.79 square miles.

Population density: 4,440 people per square mile   (average).

Ridgewood, New Jersey map

5,668 residents are foreign born (7.7% Asia, 5.1% Europe, 3.7% Latin America).

This village:

21.9%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,523 (1.3%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (15.8 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

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 )

Latitude: 40.98 N, Longitude: 74.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +563 (+2.2%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,596 (22.2%)

Area code: 201

Distribution of median household income in Ridgewood, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ridgewood, NJ in 2017
Ridgewood satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 18 buildings, average cost: $361,600
  • 2014: 18 buildings, average cost: $394,100
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $403,100
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $516,900
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $402,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ridgewood, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Ridgewood, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Ridgewood, NJ
Historical housing units in Ridgewood, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +829 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in Ridgewood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.7%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.2%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.9%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.3%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
  • Chemicals (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Ridgewood, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.1%)
  • Top executives (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Lawyers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)

Average climate in Ridgewood, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridgewood, 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 99.8. This is worse than average.

City:

99.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.471. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.471
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
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 9.0 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 7.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Ridgewood-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 35% 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 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 205.7 miles away from Ridgewood 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 110.6 miles away from Ridgewood 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 243.1 miles away from Ridgewood 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 109.2 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 216.5 miles away from Ridgewood 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 239.3 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 (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).
Ridgewood topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridgewood:

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

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgewood:

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 2 miles; Mahwah, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,864)
  • Bergen Community College (about 3 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 6 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,198)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 6 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 7 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (about 8 miles; Teaneck, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,349)
  • Jersey College (about 9 miles; Teterboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,073)

Public high school in Ridgewood:

Private high school in Ridgewood:

  • HOLMSTEAD SCHOOL (Students: 69, Location: 14 HOPE ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgewood:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Ridgewood: RIDGEWOOD POWER GROWTH FUND /NJ (A). Display/hide its location 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).

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.

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

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

CAMP WEKEELA (Serves ME, Population served: 395, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2008), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
WALGREENS (Population served: 285, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FOXRIDGE APARTMENTS-WELL 2 (Serves CT, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-26-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2010)
FOXRIDGE APARTMENTS-WELL 1 (Serves CT, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2010)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Ridgewood:

Marital status in Ridgewood, NJ
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgewood:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Ridgewood:

(Ridgewood, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Ridgewood, 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
Here:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
This 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:
Bergen County:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen 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:
This city:

58.3%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

58.7%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ridgewood:

17.7%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ridgewood:

8.6%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ridgewood:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Ridgewood:

63.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Ridgewood:

81.7%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgewood, 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
Firefighters 40$341,352$102,4063$4,322
Police Protection - Officers 39$551,654$169,7400$0
Solid Waste Management 39$252,947$77,8303$6,953
Water Supply 32$215,678$80,8790$0
Other Government Administration 13$104,167$96,1549$22,991
Streets and Highways 12$94,554$94,5542$5,613
Sewerage 12$93,651$93,6511$509
Parks and Recreation 11$73,441$80,1177$1,561
Financial Administration 10$78,554$94,2651$3,211
Judicial and Legal 6$22,918$45,8360$0
Health 4$19,357$58,07113$11,333
Fire - Other 3$27,745$110,9800$0
Police - Other 3$12,892$51,56838$26,731
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 224$1,888,910$101,19277$83,224

Ridgewood government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,772,000 ($107.89)
    General - Other: $1,811,000 ($70.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,749,000 ($68.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($1.63)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $18,850,000 ($733.69)
    Water Utilities: $8,928,000 ($347.50)
    Police Protection: $7,109,000 ($276.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,483,000 ($213.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,458,000 ($134.59)
    Libraries: $2,562,000 ($99.72)
    Regular Highways: $1,662,000 ($64.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,605,000 ($62.47)
    Sewerage: $1,373,000 ($53.44)
    Central Staff Services: $1,104,000 ($42.97)
    Parking Facilities: $1,032,000 ($40.17)
    Health - Other: $672,000 ($26.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $669,000 ($26.04)
    Financial Administration: $551,000 ($21.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $544,000 ($21.17)
    General Public Buildings: $199,000 ($7.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,267,000 ($49.31)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $109,000 ($4.24)
    Other - Sewerage: $29,000 ($1.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,161,000 ($784.72)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $704,000 ($27.40)

Ridgewood government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $1,269,000 ($49.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $648,000 ($25.22)
    Sewerage: $558,000 ($21.72)
    Other: $492,000 ($19.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($1.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $98,000 ($3.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $401,000 ($15.61)
    Rents: $341,000 ($13.27)
    Interest Earnings: $180,000 ($7.01)
    General Revenue - Other: $162,000 ($6.31)
    Sale of Property: $59,000 ($2.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,053,000 ($546.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,867,000 ($72.67)
    Other: $196,000 ($7.63)
    Health and Hospitals: $14,000 ($0.54)
  • Tax - Property: $36,014,000 ($1401.76)
    Other License: $1,516,000 ($59.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $626,000 ($24.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $37,000 ($1.44)

Ridgewood government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,001,000 ($1907.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,217,000 ($1721.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,784,000 ($186.21)

Ridgewood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,214,000 ($280.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,910,000 ($424.65)

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 Ridgewood, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1Nike6
Ben & Jerry's1Quiznos1
Chico's1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx4Stop & Shop1
Gap2Talbots1
Gymboree1UPS8
H&R Block1Whole Foods Market1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA2
New Balance1

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ridgewood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 115ft / 35.0mTotal length
  • $6,043,000Total costs
  • 578,657Total average daily traffic
  • 23,051Total average daily truck traffic
  • 325,523Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridgewood, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ridgewood, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Kyle B Entz, 601 Franklin Turnpike (Lat: 40.989222 Lon: -74.095667), Type: 40.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 39 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470
  • Lisa M Minney, 601 Franklin Turnpike (Lat: 40.989222 Lon: -74.095667), Type: 40.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 39 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470
  • Lisa M Minney, 601 Franklin Turnpike (Lat: 40.989222 Lon: -74.095667), Type: 40.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 39 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470
  • kyle B Entz, 601 Franklin Turnpike (Lat: 40.989222 Lon: -74.095667), Type: 40.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 39 m, Registrant: Crown Castle, Don.Snyder@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2470

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Ridgewood Police 131 N Maple Ave (Lat: 40.982333 Lon: -74.112083), Call Sign: WIK244,
    Assigned Frequencies: 480.187 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2014, Expiration Date: 10/31/2024, Registrant: County Of, Public Safety Operations Center Bergen, 285 Campgaw Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430, Phone: (201) 785-8510, Fax: (201) 785-8575
  • 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: 10/18/2017, Expiration Date: 12/10/2027, Certifier: Edo Volaric, Registrant: Goosetown Communications, 58 North Harrison Ave, Congers, NY 10920, Phone: (845) 268-7500, Fax: (845) 268-5345, Email:
  • RIDGEWOOD HIGH, 49 Cottage Place (Lat: 40.979889 Lon: -74.114389), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WRCC960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2018, Expiration Date: 08/29/2028, Certifier: Jaeson Enmore, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

94 (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:

9 (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 in Ridgewood, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridgewood, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 244
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Ridgewood, NJ

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgewood, NJ
  • 88.1%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Electricity
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgewood, NJ
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 5.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used


Ridgewood compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Ridgewood on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Korea (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Costa Rica (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #88 (07450) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #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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