Park Ridge, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Park Ridge, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Park Ridge had a population of 8,787 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Park Ridge is located at latitude 41.0362 and longitude -74.0443 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Park Ridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Borough of Park Ridge has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Park Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Park Ridge: Parkridge, Pascack, Paskack.

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Park Ridge, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,787
Population in Households 8,577
Population in Familes 7,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density1 3,404
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,338
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,397
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,617 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 721 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $537,443
Average Home Value $584,715
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $110,357
Average Household Income $139,934
Per Capita Income $53,575
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.5%
Households 0.32% 0.52%
Families 0.36% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Park Ridge, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Park Ridge to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 161 71st
Population Density1 # 200 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 281 49th
Median Household Income # 85 85th
Per Capita Income # 81 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.