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Ridgewood Municipal Court & Criminal Data
The Municipal Court is located at 131 N. Maple Ave – Fourth Level. Phone: (201) 670-5544. Court Sessions: 4:30pm Thursday at the Ridgewood Village Hall Court Room. Judge: Philip F. Sheridan, Jr.
The Ridgewood Police Department currently consists of 43 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 222 major crimes in 2010. The resulting crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents are 8.9 and 0.3. There were no murders, rapes or robberies. There occurred 7 assaults, 50 burglaries, 108 incidents of domestic violence, 3 bias crimes and 45 cases of police force.
City-data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, includes 165 thefts, 1 arson and no auto thefts.
General Ridgewood Information
Ridgewood Village was formed in 1894. It is situated approximately 20 miles from Midtown Manhattan. Its 5.818 square miles territory was home to 24,958 residents as of the 2010 census.
In its 2011 list of “Best Places to Live” in America, the magazine Money placed Ridgewood as 26th.
As of the 2000 census, there were 6,756 families and 8,743 housing units. City-data estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $694,711 versus $348,300. It reported the March 2012 cost of living index as 26.1% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a margin of error of up to 11%) that the median household income was $143,229 and the median family income $172,825. Males had a median income 43% higher than females ($111,510 versus $77,651). The per capita income was $67,560. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). Less than 3.5% of the population lived below the poverty level.
The major ancestries are Irish (22.5%), Italian (18.0%), German (14.5%), and English (10.7%). The rate of foreign-born residents is close to the state level (16.1% versus 17.5%). At the time of the 2010 census, 82.21% of the population was White (versus 87.82% in 2000), 1.59% African American, 12.99% Asian (versus 8.67% in 2000), and 5.27% Hispanic or Latino of any race (versus 3.78% in 2000).
Of the households recounted in the 2010 census, 45.4% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 69.1%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented 20.1% and 17.4%, respectively. The median age was 41.0 years. Minors accounted for 30.7% and seniors for 12.6¡5%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentages with a bachelor’s or graduate degree were remarkably above state levels (39.20% and 30.03% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 3.00% had not completed high school versus 12.05% that had. Those with some college or associate degree were 15.76%.
From 2005 to 2009 males engaged in Finance and insurance (19%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%), Manufacturing (12%), and Retail trade (9%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (21%), Educational services (20%), and Professional, scientific and technical services (13%).