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Ramsey is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named for Peter J. Ramsey, landowner
The latitude of Ramsey is 41.057N. The longitude is -74.141W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,490.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ramsey 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 07430 ZIP code.
13% of Ramsey residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ramsey ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ramsey was $41,964, compared with $21,587 nationally.
54% of Ramsey residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ramsey, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,054. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,152.
Libraries in Ramsey include Ramsey Free Public Library ... View libraries
Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ramsey political report.
Ramsey restaurants taking online reservations include Varka Fishhouse ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Ramsey workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ramsey between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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