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Park Ridge is a village in Portage County, in the Stevens Point metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Park Ridge. For links to other places called Park Ridge, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Park Ridge is 44.52N. The longitude is -89.546W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,096 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 488.


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$57,031
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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30% of Park Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 6% 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 $28,074, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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53% 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 $446.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,080.


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Portage 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 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Park Ridge, WI

Pros: Residents pay less tax than those in the city of Stevens Point; they also have a smaller government which allows them to conveniently provide their own services at their own expense.

Cons: The government of Park Ridge sometimes needs help from the city's services.

General info: Not technically allowed to be incorporated as a village.

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