Ringwood, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ringwood, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Ringwood had a population of 12,298 as of July 1, 2018. Ringwood ranks in the lower 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 Ringwood is located at latitude 41.104 and longitude -74.2711 in Passaic County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Ringwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.22 sq. miles and a water area of 2.95 sq. miles. Passaic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Borough of Ringwood (GNIS ID: 885370) 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 Ringwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ringwood: Ringwood Manor.

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


Total Population 12,298
Population in Households 12,208
Population in Familes 11,116
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 488
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $118,981
Average Household Income $147,376
Per Capita Income $50,223


Total Housing Units 4,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,929 (90.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 239 ( 5.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 163 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $413,268
Average Home Value $428,379


Total Households 4,168
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 3,394
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.14%
Households -0.04% 0.06%
Families -0.07% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Ringwood, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ringwood 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 # 103 81st
Population Density # 489 10th
Diversity Index # 362 34th
Median Household Income # 95 83rd
Per Capita Income # 154 72nd

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