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Park Ridge is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Park Ridge is 41.037N. The longitude is -74.041W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,880.


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Median household income
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$86,632
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Park Ridge demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· President Richard M. Nixon
· Roche sisters (Maggie, Suzzy and Terre), musicians
Historic sites and museums: Wortendyke Barn, Pascack Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Park Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Park Ridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Park Ridge was $40,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Park Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Park Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $908.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,012.


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Libraries in Park Ridge include Park Ridge Free Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Park Ridge workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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