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Population (year 2000): 12,873. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,746 (-1.0% change)
Males: 6,150 (47.8%), Females: 6,723 (52.2%)

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $51,825 (year 2000)
Median house value: $171,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Ridgefield Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.8%)
  • Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Black (4.1%)
  • Korean (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Filipino (1.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (21.7%), Irish (21.1%), German (13.6%), English (5.4%), Polish (3.3%), United States (2.3%).

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Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Ridgefield

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield Park

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield Park village

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

23.9% Foreign born (11.0% Latin America, 6.7% Asia, 4.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +349 (+2.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, NJ (6.2 miles Union pop. 67,088).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (9.8 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (12.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ (1.2 miles Bogota, Ferry, NJ (1.3 miles Little NJ (2.2 miles Ridgefield, Park, NJ (2.2 miles Palisades Teterboro, NJ (2.5 miles) , NJ (2.5 miles Teaneck, NJ (2.5 miles Leonia, NJ (2.6 miles Moonachie,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $159,000

Latitude: 40.86 N, Longitude: 74.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.7%), Retail trade (12.1%), Manufacturing (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,293 (-10.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 671 (10.5%)


 

Crime in Ridgefield Park 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 0 3 1 0 5 2
    per 100,000 0.0 23.3 7.8 0.0 38.8 15.5
Robberies 4 3 6 9 5 4
    per 100,000 31.1 23.3 46.6 69.9 38.8 31.1
Assaults 11 4 8 10 7 6
    per 100,000 85.5 31.1 62.1 77.7 54.4 46.6
Burglaries 27 46 39 45 49 24
    per 100,000 209.7 357.3 303.0 349.6 380.6 186.4
Thefts 180 142 137 190 152 118
    per 100,000 1398.3 1103.1 1064.2 1476.0 1180.8 916.6
Auto thefts 47 30 33 50 23 13
    per 100,000 365.1 233.0 256.4 388.4 178.7 101.0
126.2 110.3 113.8 151.1 126.2 82.7


Average climate in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgefield

Ridgefield Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Ridgefield Park city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: PAHC HOLDINGS CORP (GRAIN MILL PRODUCTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgefield Park:
  • HOLY NAME HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; TEANECK, NJ)
  • HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL (about 3 miles; HACKENSACK, NJ)
  • ENGLEWOOD HOSPITAL & MED CTR (about 5 miles; ENGLEWOOD, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgefield Park:
  • TETERBORO (about 2 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 11 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 13 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgefield Park:
  • LITTLE FERRY (about 1 miles; LITTLE FERRY, NJ; ID: 2N7)
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 8 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • PAN AM METROPORT (about 9 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N4)

Amtrak stations near Ridgefield Park:
  • 8 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 13 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgefield Park:
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 3 miles; TEANECK, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 6,482)
  • CUNY CITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 7,635)
  • COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 18,009)
  • TEACHERS COLLEGE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 3,371)
  • BARNARD COLLEGE (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • YESHIVA UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 5,413)
  • CUNY JOHN JAY COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE (about 7 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 8,338)
Public high school in Ridgefield Park:
  • RIDGEFIELD PARK HIGH (Students: 977; Location: RIDGEFIELD PARK JR/SR HS; Grades: 07 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgefield Park:
  • ROOSEVELT (Students: 359; Location: TEANECK RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 712 LINCOLN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GRANT (Students: 207; Location: 104 HENRY ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Library in Ridgefield Park:
  • RIDGEFIELD PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $432,324; Location: 107 CEDAR ST; 64,043 books; 869 audio materials; 1,193 video materials; 107 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ridgefield Park: South Ridgefield Park Station (A), Ridgefield Park Station (B), West View Station (C), Ridgefield Park Free Public Library (D).

Post office: (A).  


Ridgefield Park compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgefield Park:
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WZRC (1480 AM; 5 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BRODCASTING, INC)
  • 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.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • 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.)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWDJ (970 AM; 5 kW; HACKENSACK, NJ; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgefield Park:
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • W276AQ (103.1 FM; FORT LEE, NJ; Owner: GERARD A. TURRO)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgefield Park:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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