Statewide Claims to Fame

Ridgewood is 5th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Ridgewood is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per household

Ridgewood is 11th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Income per capita

Ridgewood is 12th in New Jersey out of 255 other cities in Home median value

Ridgewood is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Ridgewood is 14th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 25,205 34th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.8 57th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 4,339 107th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 98th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.7% 12th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.5% 163rd 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 97.4% 14th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 74.6% 5th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 82.2% 116th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.6% 199th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 208th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 13.0% 50th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 143rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 144th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 204th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 78.4% 98th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.7% 121st 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.3% 108th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 8,743 42nd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.0% 171st 35.9% 25.9%
Households 8,330 37th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 80.8% 86th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $702,900 12th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.0 49th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $69,197 11th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $154,348 7th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 3.6% 187th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Ridgewood Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 3,056 25th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $267,915 52nd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,119 80th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $35,882 40th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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