Ridgefield Park, NJ Profile: Facts & Data

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Ridgefield Park, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Village of Ridgefield Park had a population of 12,986 as of July 1, 2018. Ridgefield Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgefield Park is located at latitude 40.8547 and longitude -74.0199 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ridgefield Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Village of Ridgefield Park (GNIS ID: 885368) 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.


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Ridgefield Park, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,986
Population in Households 12,980
Population in Familes 10,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 7,558
Diversity Index3 81
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,401
Average Household Income $92,263
Per Capita Income $34,703

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,541 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,341 (44.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 353 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $383,161
Average Home Value $374,400
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,882
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 3,287
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.25%
Households 0.08% 0.17%
Families 0.06% 0.19%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Ridgefield Park, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgefield Park to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 95 83rd
Population Density # 53 90th
Diversity Index # 33 94th
Median Household Income # 303 45th
Per Capita Income # 360 34th

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