Ridgewood, NJ (E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave)



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About Ridgewood, NJ (E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave median real estate price is $726,357, which is more expensive than 91.2% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey and 92.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave is currently $4,414, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in New Jersey.

E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Ridgewood, the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.6% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 78.9% of the adults living in the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

One way that the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 1.0%, the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 64.9% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood has more Iranian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 5.6% have Russian ancestry.

E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood in Ridgewood are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 69.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood, 64.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 19.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.2%), and 7.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean, Spanish and Russian.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood in Ridgewood, NJ, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.9%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (18.2%), and residents who report Asian roots (14.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (13.1%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.0%), among others. In addition, 21.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in E Ridgewood Ave / S Pleasant Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (38.4% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.3%) and 11.2% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Ridgewood 0.101011101001110
New Jersey 2.29

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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RIDGEWOOD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NJ Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Glen School
865 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
PK-PK
Ridgewood High School
627 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
09-12
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
335 North Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
06-08
George Washington Middle School
155 Washington Pl
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
06-08
Hawes Elementary School
531 Stevens Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
KG-05
Ridge Elementary School
325 West Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
KG-05
Somerville Elementary School
45 South Pleasant Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
KG-05
Travell Elementary School
340 Bogert Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
KG-05
Orchard Elementary School
230 Demarest St
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
KG-05
Willard Elementary School
601 Morningside Rd
Ridgewood, NJ 07451
KG-05

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