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Ridgefield is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Ridgefield is 40.834N. The longitude is -74.009W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,919.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ridgefield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bergen County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bergen-Passaic area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07657 ZIP code.
9% of Ridgefield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ridgefield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ridgefield was $25,558, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Ridgefield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ridgefield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $837. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,720.
Libraries in Ridgefield include Ridgefield Free Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ridgefield political report.
The average commute time for Ridgefield workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ridgefield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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