Ridgefield Park

Community Profile

People

The total population of the City of Ridgefield Park is 13,105. The median age is 38.86

13,105

Total Population

48.84%

Male

51.16%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

39

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Ridgefield Park has completed at least a high school degree, and 42.23% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

3.58%

Grade 9-12

5.93%

High School

29.08%

Some College

19.18%

Assoc Degree

5.05%

Bach Degree

24.7%

Grad Degree

12.48%

0

in the community

198

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

183

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Ridgefield Park has a labor force of 7,457 people.

7,457

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Sales

32.42%

4,840

Office and Administrative support

14.66%

2,188

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

5.69%

849

Transportation Workers

4.57%

683

Production Workers

4.01%

599

The work distribution of total employees in Ridgefield Park is:

30%

Blue Collar

69%

White Collar

Total Establishments

454

Total Employees

14,930

Businesses and Jobs

Ridgefield Park has a total of 454 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Ridgefield Park were Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc., Retail, Education, and Manufacturing.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Other Services - Repair, Personal Care, Laundry, Religious, etc.

1,226

Jobs

66

Establishments

2

Retail

418

Jobs

45

Establishments

3

Education

335

Jobs

12

Establishments

4

Manufacturing

328

Jobs

23

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Ridgefield Park have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

65.86%

5-9 Employees

15.2%

10-19 Employees

9.25%

20-49 Employees

5.95%

50-99 Employees

1.76%

100+ Employees

1.98%

Incentives

Known business incentives.

$350,000

0.006%

of incentives within New Jersey

#103

ranked city within New Jersey

Source: www.IncentivesMonitor.com (2016)
A service from WAVTEQ

Income and Spending

Households in Ridgefield Park earn a median yearly income of 69,178. 56.77% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 65,253 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$69,178

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$13,451

Transportation

$12,180

Food and Beverages

$9,459

Health Care

$5,064

Utilities

$4,794

$65,253

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 19% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work. Ridgefield Park is served by 21 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

30min

Commute Travel Time

0 + 21(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

9%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

9%

Top State Personal Income Tax

8.97%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9%

State Sales Tax

7%

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