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Ridgefield Park is a village in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The latitude of Ridgefield Park is 40.856N. The longitude is -74.021W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 85 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,781.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ridgefield Park 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 07603 ZIP code.
11% of Ridgefield Park residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ridgefield Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ridgefield Park was $24,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Ridgefield Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ridgefield Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $779. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,632.
Libraries in Ridgefield Park include Ridgefield Park Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ridgefield Park political report.
The average commute time for Ridgefield Park workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ridgefield Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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