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Ridgefield Park is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. as of the 2010 United States Census, the village's population was 12,729, reflecting a decline of 144 (-1.1%) from the 12,873 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 419 (+3.4%) from the 12,454 counted in the 1990 Census. Of 566 municipalities statewide, Ridgefield Park is one of only four with a village type of government in New Jersey, though it operates a Walsh Act (City Commission) form of government. Of the four New Jersey villages only Loch Arbour had retained the village form of government, while Ridgewood operates under the Council-Manager form and the Township of South Orange Village operates under a Special Charter form with many characteristics of village government.

Ridgefield Park was formed as a village on June 15, 1892, within Ridgefield Township, based on the results of a referendum passed on June 6, 1892. Overpeck Township was formed on March 23, 1897 to be coextensive with Ridgefield Park village, and was created within Ridgefield Township for the purpose of administering a Board of Education. Portions of the village were taken gained in both 1921 and 1926 from Bogota and Teaneck. On May 31, 1938, Ridgefield Township became Ridgefield Park Township.

The village's Fourth of July Parade, first established in 1894, is said to be the longest continuously celebrated such event in New Jersey and one of the oldest in the country. The village eliminated its July 4 fireworks in 2009, citing the $50,000 cost in the face of the difficult economy, but committed to retain its parade.

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07660, NJ Home Sales Price Trends


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Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 19 $342,231 $342,900

07660, NJ School Districts


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Ridgefield Park K-12 07660 3
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New Jersey 2 out of 5

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07660, Ridgefield Park, NJ Population


Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.
Population 12,722
Households 4,844
Median Age 40

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