Ridgewood, NJ




Established in 1894. With unique charm, architecturally beautiful homes and buildings and one of the state’s top school system, Ridgewood is quite unlike any other Bergen County town. Once described as the quintessential American town by USA Today, the village is home to a thriving arts scene, a number of club sports, a bustling downtown with boutiques and endless restaurants and plenty of parkland. History lovers should make the trip  to Schoolhouse Museum of Ridgewood Historical Society, which was built in 1872 and was a school until 1905. Then on Route 17 there is the Zabriskie-Schedler House, a 200-year-old Bergen County Dutch frame house, one of the last of its kind still standing. Other famous landmarks include the Van Neste Square, Graydon Park, Beech Street School, Old Reformed Church, Train Station and James Rose House. 

Town Name: Ridgewood  
City Hall: Ridgewood Village Hall  
Address: 131 North Maple Avenue, Ridgewood NJ 07451  
Phone Number: 201-670-5500  
Library Website: http://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/  
Water Service: Suez North America   
Gas & Electric: PSE & G  
Distance to NYC: 15 miles  

Number of Households: 8,473  
Households with Children: 3,918  
Average Household Size: 2.928  
Annual Residential Turnover: 7.61  
Hawes Elementary School:
531 Stevens Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2720  Fax: 201-670-2878

Orchard Elementary School:
230 Demarest Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2730  Fax: 201-670-2879

Ridge Elementary School:
325 West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2740  Fax: 201-670-2877

Somerville Elementary School:
45 South Pleasant Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2750  Fax: 201-670-3381

Travell Elementary School:
340 Bogert Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2760  Fax: 201-670-3383

Willard Elementary School:
601 Morningside Road, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2770  Fax: 201-670-3207

Benjamin Franklin Middle School:
335 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2780  Fax: 201-670-3382

George Washington Middle School:
155 Washington Place, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2790  Fax: 201-670-3209

Ridgewood High School:
627 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Phone: 201-670-2800  Fax: 201-670-6961


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Ridgewood Demographics

Population: 25,005

Zip code: 07451

Median Family income: $144,502

Land area: 5.8 square miles square miles

Population Density: 4,346 people/sq mi

Median resident age: 42.77 years

Public elementary / middle schools in Ridgewood: 9

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Ridgewood Listing Stats

Lowest price: $1,465

Highest price: $3,900,000

Average price: $849,100

Number of listings: 125