Wood-Ridge, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Wood-Ridge, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Wood-Ridge had a population of 10,067 as of July 1, 2018. Wood-Ridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wood-Ridge is located at latitude 40.8457 and longitude -74.0879 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Wood-Ridge encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Borough of Wood-Ridge (GNIS ID: 885451) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wood-Ridge: Wood Ridge, Woodridge.

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Wood-Ridge, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 10,067
Population in Households 10,064
Population in Familes 8,673
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 9,177
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $92,087
Average Household Income $111,385
Per Capita Income $41,841


Total Housing Units 3,913 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,688 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,089 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 3.5%)
Median Home Value $435,065
Average Home Value $461,523


Total Households 3,777
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 2,657
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 3.42% 1.71%
Households 3.08% 1.55%
Families 3.05% 1.55%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Wood-Ridge, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood-Ridge 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 # 141 74th
Population Density # 34 94th
Diversity Index # 232 58th
Median Household Income # 203 63rd
Per Capita Income # 252 54th

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