Wood-Ridge, New Jersey Population 2024

10,028

Wood-Ridge is a city located in New Jersey. Wood-Ridge has a 2024 population of 10,028. Wood-Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually and its population has decreased by -0.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,111 in 2020.

The average household income in Wood-Ridge is $156,858 with a poverty rate of 5.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wood-Ridge is 38 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Wood-Ridge Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wood-Ridge was:

  • White: 68.33%
  • Asian: 18.53%
  • Two or more races: 5.91%
  • Other race: 4.37%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
9,005.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.82% (-83)
The current population of Wood-Ridge, New Jersey is 10,028 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,111.

Wood-Ridge, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,81868.33%
Asian1,84918.53%
Two or more races5905.91%
Other race4364.37%
Black or African American2602.61%
Native American250.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wood-Ridge Population by Race

Wood-Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Wood-Ridge Median Age

38

Total

36.9

Male

39

Female

Wood-Ridge Adults

There are 8,210 adults, (1,331 of whom are seniors) in Wood-Ridge.

Wood-Ridge Age Dependency

45.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood-Ridge Sex Ratio

Female4,95749.68%
Male5,02150.32%

Wood-Ridge Population by Age

Wood-Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8512.5963.236.8
Married2,3003.2479.720.3
Non Family1,1081.226.573.5
Male2272.9481.518.5
Female2162.475644

3.11

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

63.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wood-Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1161.6%
Associates Degree6398.81%
Bachelors Degree2,34532.34%
Graduate Degree1,69623.39%
High School Graduate1,12615.53%
Less Than 9th Grade1141.57%
Some College1,21416.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wood-Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wood-Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,5124,3342,287
Asian1,3601,3601,097
Hispanic1,010985488
2+ Races339339224
Other Race31629182
Black259232119

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.66%.

Wood-Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$108,482$155,960$78,045
Graduate Degree$93,327$110,972$84,658
High School Graduate$56,536$0$52,266
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$82,266$94,796$70,407
Some College$60,303$71,094$41,597

$82,266

Average Earnings

$94,796

Average Male

$70,407

Average Female

Wood-Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood-Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wood-Ridge Language

67.78% of Wood-Ridge residents speak only English, while 32.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.66% of the population.

Wood-Ridge Language

Wood-Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,9352223.74%
Other43617038.99%
Hispanic1,65917010.25%
Asian1,8491256.76%
Multiple590264.41%

5.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.54%

Male Poverty Rate

5.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood-Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood-Ridge is Other, with 38.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood-Ridge is White, with 3.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.23%.

Wood-Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.48%
Some College6.75%
High School6.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

Wood-Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.24%
Male Employed3.29%
Female Employed2.55%
Female Unemployed0%

Wood-Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood-Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$171,233$183,128
Households$132,901$156,858
Married Families$184,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$62,459$87,703

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wood-Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood-Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wood-Ridge Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wood-Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wood-Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

270

Number of Veterans

270

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam154
World War II29
Second Gulf War23
First Gulf War19
Korea9

Wood-Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74169
75+82
35 to 5411
55 to 648
18 to 340

Wood-Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2704.86%

Wood-Ridge Veterans by Race

Wood-Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood-Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wood-Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wood-Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wood-Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

55.61%

Born in Wood-Ridge

74.68%

Native Born

25.32%

Foreign Born

8.73%

Non Citizen

16.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.68% of Wood-Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 55.61% having been born in New Jersey. 8.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wood-Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,913-23-0.23%
20289,936-23-0.23%
20279,959-23-0.23%
20269,982-23-0.23%
202510,005-23-0.23%
202410,028-23-0.23%
202310,051-23-0.23%
202210,074-23-0.23%
202110,097-14-0.14%
202010,1118168.78%
20199,2951731.9%
20189,1222572.9%
20178,8653644.28%
20168,5013574.38%
20158,1442903.69%
20147,85450.06%
20137,849140.18%
20127,8351501.95%
20117,685480.63%
20107,63700%

Wood-Ridge Population by Year