Ridgewood, New Jersey Population 2019

Ridgewood, New Jersey's estimated population is 25,272 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Ridgewood, New Jersey is the 35th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 4401.59 people/mi² (1699.46 people/km²).

The overall median age is 41.3 years, 40.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 3.03 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Ridgewood, New Jersey is $162,011, while the mean household income is $230,640.

Ridgewood Nj Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgewood Nj was:

  • White: 79.72%
  • Asian: 14.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%

How Many People Live in Ridgewood, New Jersey?

25,272
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201825,272-21-0.08%
201725,293340.13%
201625,259-43-0.17%
201525,302810.32%
201425,221110.04%
201325,210540.21%
201225,156540.22%
201125,1021200.48%
201024,982460.02%
200024,9367840.32%
199024,152-1,056-0.43%
198025,208-2,339-0.88%
197027,5472,1560.82%
196025,3917,9103.80%
195017,4812,5331.58%
194014,9482,7602.06%
193012,1884,6084.86%
19207,5802,1643.42%
19105,4162,7317.27%
19002,6850.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,371
Asian3,770
Two or More Races846
Black or African American425
Some Other Race98
American Indian and Alaska Native32
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Ridgewood Nj Population Pyramid 2019

Ridgewood Nj Median Age

41.3


Total

40.8


Male

41.9


Female

Ridgewood Nj Adults

There are 17,794 adults, (3,540 of whom are seniors) in Ridgewood Nj.

Ridgewood Nj Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgewood Nj Sex Ratio

Female

13,214

51.71%

Male

12,340

48.29%

Ridgewood Nj Households and Families

Ridgewood Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgewood Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All76.8%23.2%
Female64.7%35.3%
Male61.7%38.3%
Non Family46.7%53.3%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3523.0376.8
Married5,8113.5587.4
Non Family1,7031.1446.7
Female6453.0364.7
Male1934.0261.7

3.48

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgewood Nj Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3001.83%
9th to 12th Grade1801.10%
High School Graduate1,5179.25%
Some College1,2227.45%
Associates Degree6974.25%
Bachelors Degree6,52739.80%
Graduate Degree5,95736.32%

Ridgewood Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,13311,9679,503
Asian2,5382,3341,974
Hispanic1,2261,186771
Black357287156
Multiple Races172172103
Other Race868633
Native American18185
Islander12127

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 78.32%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$85,962$129,974$57,583
Less Than High School$29,779$35,547$
High School Grad$51,383$77,727$31,970
Some College$59,344$87,989$35,758
Bachelors Degree$78,417$130,134$53,068
Graduate Degree$122,168$165,063$84,922

$85,962

Average Earnings

$129,974

Average Male

$57,583

Average Female

Ridgewood Nj Language

Ridgewood Nj Language by Age

Ridgewood Nj Language

76.35% of Ridgewood Nj residents speak only English, while 23.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 10.48% of the population.

Ridgewood Nj Poverty

Ridgewood Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5555813.13%
Asian3,7573088.20%
Hispanic1,9531407.17%
Black4137117.19%
Multiple84270.83%

4.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.59%

Male Poverty Rate

5.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgewood Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgewood Nj is Black, with 17.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgewood Nj is Multiple, with 0.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.71%
High School6.58%
Some College5.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.69%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed5.24%
Female Unemployed2.67%
Female Employed1.61%
Male Employed1.51%

Ridgewood Nj Income

Ridgewood Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$162,011$230,640
Families$208,547$262,171
Married Families$219,116-
Non Families$79,436$105,366

Ridgewood Nj Marital Status

Ridgewood Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgewood Nj Married by Age and Sex

Ridgewood Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ridgewood Nj Marital Status by Race

Ridgewood Nj Veterans

714

Number of Veterans

690

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam351
First Gulf War116
World War II82
Korea82
Second Gulf War52

Ridgewood Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5443.76%
Asian762.84%
Black7119.89%
Hispanic312.39%
Other1618.60%
Indian738.89%

Ridgewood Nj Veterans by Education

5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgewood Nj Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgewood Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.39%

Born in New Jersey

78.08%

Native Born

21.92%

Foreign Born

8.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.08% of Ridgewood Nj residents were born in the United States, with 36.39% having been born in New Jersey. 8.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.