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Ridgewood (zip 11385), New York 2 Reviews | Leave a Comment  Add Favorite


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  • Profile: National center
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 87
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Ridgewood
  • Zip Codes: Ridgewood (zip 11385)

Quick Facts About Ridgewood

    The unemployment rate in Ridgewood (zip 11385) is 7.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Ridgewood (zip 11385) jobs have Increased by 1.84 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ridgewood (zip 11385)'s cost of living is 62.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Ridgewood (zip 11385)'s population is 99,508 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 1.93 percent.
    Average Commute time is 39 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Ridgewood (zip 11385) is $439,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.90 percent.
    Ridgewood (zip 11385) public schools spend $0 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 14 students per teacher in Ridgewood (zip 11385).

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re: Living in Queens - 1/3/2007
The area is changing. When we first moved here 10 years ago from brooklyn, it was to get away from the gang problems and violence that we saw in our old neighborhood.... (read more)
Living in Queens
This area may be fine for newcomers and really it is not a bad place to live. But I have grown tired of the population, houses sitting on houses, overcroweded shcools,... (read more)
Eclectic bunch of people
I dont think theres any other place like Ridgewood in the country. Even in areas like Flushing where the numbers in diversity are amazing, theres different sections... (read more)
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