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Population (year 2000): 14,351. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,558 (+1.4% change)
Males: 6,928 (48.3%), Females: 7,423 (51.7%)

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $88,187 (year 2000)
Median house value: $329,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Ramsey:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • Korean (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Japanese (1.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (27.9%), Irish (24.0%), German (16.7%), English (10.1%), Polish (6.0%), United States (3.5%).

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Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

Ramsey,

For population 25 years and over in Ramsey

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ramsey borough

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

11.9% Foreign born (5.7% Europe, 4.3% Asia, 1.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,285 (+9.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (6.0 miles Ramapo, pop. 108,905).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (22.6 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (29.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.9 miles Allendale, Saddle River, NJ (2.9 miles Upper NJ (3.4 miles Waldwick, NY Suffern, (3.7 miles River, NJ (3.8 miles Saddle NY (4.0 miles Airmont, NJ (4.5 miles Wyckoff, Park, NJ (4.5 miles Midland

Latitude: 41.06 N, Longitude: 74.14 W

Area codes: 201, 551


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.3%), Manufacturing (13.0%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,437 (+17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,504 (21.0%)


 

Crime in Ramsey by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 0 1 2 1
    per 100,000 7.0 7.0 0.0 7.0 13.9 7.0
Robberies 4 4 6 4 4 3
    per 100,000 27.9 27.9 41.8 27.9 27.9 20.9
Assaults 10 10 8 12 8 11
    per 100,000 69.7 69.7 55.7 83.6 55.7 76.6
Burglaries 22 23 16 19 11 26
    per 100,000 153.3 160.3 111.5 132.4 76.6 181.2
Thefts 234 181 147 167 150 149
    per 100,000 1630.5 1261.2 1024.3 1163.7 1045.2 1038.3
Auto thefts 10 14 17 18 12 12
    per 100,000 69.7 97.6 118.5 125.4 83.6 83.6
106.6 94.6 81.9 93.7 78.9 85.3


Average climate in Ramsey, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ramsey,

Ramsey-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/14/1988, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Ramsey city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 tornado 30.4 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Brian Roche - College football player (Louisville Cardinals), Timothy Englert - College basketball player (Providence Friars).


Hospitals/medical centers near Ramsey:
  • RAMAPO RIDGE PSYCH HOSP (about 5 miles; WYCKOFF, NJ)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL OF SUFFERN (about 5 miles; SUFFERN, NY)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; RIDGEWOOD, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ramsey:
  • TETERBORO (about 16 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 26 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 27 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ramsey:
  • GREENWOOD LAKE (about 14 miles; WEST MILFORD, NJ; ID: 4N1)
  • LINCOLN PARK (about 14 miles; LINCOLN PARK, NJ; ID: N07)
  • HAVERSTRAW (about 16 miles; HAVERSTRAW, NY; ID: H43)

Amtrak station near Ramsey:
  • 19 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Local Libraries 7 $19,930 $34,165 21 $9,097
Water Supply 10 $56,583 $67,899 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,325 $27,900 0 $0
Health 2 $8,110 $48,660 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $63,438 $58,558 1 $1,822
Other and Unallocable 9 $51,551 $68,734 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,108 $33,324 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $27,987 $55,974 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $24,478 $41,962 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 33 $283,782 $103,193 1 $286
Police - Other 7 $18,998 $32,568 27 $19,915
Fire - Other 0 $0   6 $5,542
Totals for Government 99 $568,290 $68,883 56 $36,662


College/University in Ramsey:
  • HO-HO-KUS SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 195; Location: 50 S FRANKLIN TPK; Private, for-profit; Website: HOHOKUS.COM)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ramsey:
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 2 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,076)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 5 miles; SUFFERN, NY; FT enrollment: 4,409)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; PATERSON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,452)
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 11 miles; WAYNE, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,017)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 15 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
Public high school in Ramsey:
  • RAMSEY HIGH (Students: 745; Location: E MAIN ST & ISLAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Ramsey:
  • DON BOSCO PREP SCHOOL (Students: 727; Location: 492 N FRANKLIN TURNPIKE; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
Public primary/middle schools in Ramsey:
  • ERIC S SMITH (Students: 744; Location: MONROE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESLEY D TISDALE (Students: 546; Location: ISLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 03)
  • MARY A HUBBARD (Students: 464; Location: WYCKOFF AVE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • JOHN Y DATER (Students: 443; Location: SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG - 03)
Private primary/middle school in Ramsey:
  • ST PAUL INTER PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 187 WYCKOFF AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Ramsey:
  • RAMSEY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $771,702; Location: 30 WYCKOFF AVENUE; 75,953 books; 4,009 audio materials; 840 video materials; 180 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ramsey: Ramsey Industrial Park (A), Ramsey Country Club (B).

Shopping Centers: Interstate Shopping Center (1), Ramsey Square Shopping Center (2).

Church in Ramsey: First Presbyterian Church (A).

Lakes and reservoirs: Suraci Pond (A), Van Gelders Pond (B), Garrison Pond (C), Camp Hlond Reservoir (D), Canns Lake (E), Mirror Lake (F).

Park in Ramsey: Finch Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Ramsey:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,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)
  • 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)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 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.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ramsey:
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • 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.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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 Ramsey:
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION 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.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • 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)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)

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