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Population (year 2000): 8,708. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,959 (+2.9% change)
Males: 4,178 (48.0%), Females: 4,530 (52.0%)

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $86,632 (year 2000)
Median house value: $307,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Park Ridge:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.3%)
  • Hispanic (5.3%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Chinese (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (28.9%), Irish (25.4%), German (17.3%), English (8.1%), Polish (5.0%), Russian (4.6%).

New! Ridge, New Jersey forum

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Park Ridge

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Park Ridge borough

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

13.8% Foreign born (5.1% Europe, 4.4% Asia, 4.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +573 (+7.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (11.5 miles Ramapo, pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (21.7 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (24.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.0 miles Montvale, Lake, NJ (1.5 miles Woodcliff NJ Hillsdale, (1.9 miles Vale, NJ (2.5 miles River River, NY (2.9 miles Pearl NJ (3.3 miles Westwood, Township, NJ Washington (3.3 miles Ridge, NY (3.4 miles Chestnut

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 74.04 W

Area code: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.3%), Manufacturing (11.8%), Retail trade (10.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +54 (+0.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 860 (19.6%)


 

Crime in Park Ridge by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 2 1 0
    per 100,000 11.5 23.0 11.5 0.0
Assaults 1 2 5 0
    per 100,000 11.5 23.0 57.4 0.0
Burglaries 13 1 7 7
    per 100,000 149.3 11.5 80.4 80.4
Thefts 77 33 46 37
    per 100,000 884.2 379.0 528.2 424.9
Auto thefts 4 3 2 1
    per 100,000 45.9 34.5 23.0 11.5
55.2 30.2 43.5 23.5


Average climate in Park Ridge, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Park Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1956, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Park Ridge city center .

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: HERTZ CORP (SERVICES-AUTO RENTAL & LEASING (NO DRIVERS)).


Hospitals/medical centers near Park Ridge:
  • PASCACK VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WESTWOOD, NJ)
  • ROCKLAND PSYCH CTR (about 6 miles; ORANGEBURG, NY)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; RIDGEWOOD, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Park Ridge:
  • TETERBORO (about 13 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 22 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 24 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Park Ridge:
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 13 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 13 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • PEEKSKILL (about 16 miles; PEEKSKILL, NY; ID: 7N2)

Amtrak stations near Park Ridge:
  • 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.
  • 16 miles: CROTON-HARMON (CROTON-ON-HUDSON, CROTON POINT AVE.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: NEW ROCHELLE (DEPOT PLAZA NORTH). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, 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 Park Ridge:
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,733)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SUFFERN, NY; FT enrollment: 4,409)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 9 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,076)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 11 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PATERSON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,452)
  • MERCY COLLEGE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 13 miles; DOBBS FERRY, NY; FT enrollment: 6,643)
  • MANHATTAN COLLEGE (about 14 miles; BRONX, NY; FT enrollment: 2,769)
Public high school in Park Ridge:
  • PARK RIDGE HIGH (Students: 556; Location: 2 PARK AVE; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:
  • EAST BROOK (Students: 379; Location: SIBBALD DR; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST RIDGE (Students: 373; Location: SO FIRST ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Park Ridge:
  • OUR LADY OF MERCY INTERPAROCHI (Students: 418; Location: 25 FREMONT AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MONTESSORI LRNG CTR/PASCACK VY (Students: 57; Location: 65 PASCACK ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Park Ridge:
  • PARK RIDGE FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $438,010; Location: 51 PARK AVENUE; 38,205 books; 1,632 audio materials; 356 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Park Ridge Public Library (A).

Churches in Park Ridge include: Our Lady of Mercy Church (A), Pascack Reformed Church (B), First Congregational Church (C).

Cemetery: Pascack Cemetery (1).

Reservoirs and swamps: Silver Lake (A), Bear Swamp (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Brook (A).


Park Ridge compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Park Ridge:
  • 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)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRV (1330 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: RADIO VISION CRISTIANA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)

Strongest FM radio stations in Park Ridge:
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNYK (88.7 FM; NYACK, NY; Owner: NYACK COLLEGE)
  • 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)
  • WFDU (89.1 FM; TEANECK, NJ; Owner: FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Park Ridge:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • 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)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • 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.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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