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Ridge is in Suffolk County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Ridge is 40.893N. The longitude is -72.896W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 92 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 13,380.


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$44,140
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ridge demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Ridgeville

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17% of Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 22% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ridge was $23,387, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $688.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,482.


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Suffolk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ridge political report.

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The average commute time for Ridge workers is 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ridge between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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