Are you considering moving to Ridgewood, New York? Located in Queens, the neighborhood borders part of eastern Brooklyn, making this neighborhood ideal for cross-borough commuters. With a diverse community, Ridgewood, NY, has an abundance of deliciously diverse cuisines, fun festivals and unique stores. Learn more about this Queens neighborhood, including local schools, restaurants and things to see and do.

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Year Founded: 1709

Population as of 2014: 91,640

Land Area (sq. miles): 3.61

Median Age: 35

Median Household Income: $50,799

Median Home Price: $495,800

Annual Weather Averages:

  • High Temperature: 68° Fahrenheit
  • Low Temperature: 37° Fahrenheit
  • Rainfall: 44 inches
  • Snowfall: 27 inches

Notable Employment Facts: Construction, transportation services and production companies have seen positive growth

Major Employers: Poalacin Construction Corp., MG Construction Services Inc., Carlito’s Contracting Corp., PBST Transportation Corp., Wide Lens Production Inc., Cointel Productions Inc.


Nearest Major City: Ridgewood is part of the Queens, one of five boroughs of New York City.

Local Radio Stations:

  • Z100 (100.3) Top 40
  • WCBS (101.1) Classic Hits
  • WNEW (102.7) Hot Adult Contemporary
  • WAXQ (104.3) Classic Rock

Public Transit: New York City bus and subway lines, Long Island Railroad

Playgrounds and Other Recreation:

Rich and Vibrant Arts and Culture:

  • The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House is the oldest Dutch colonial in New York City that now serves as a museum. Visitors can enjoy its many exhibits on history, art and culture, as well as genealogy workshops, craft classes, historical lectures and programs and an annual events.
  • Fresh Pond Road Festival is a two-day event that is fun for the whole family. With an abundance of delicious goodies such as Polish and Italian sausages, funnel cakes, zeppoli and crepes, rides for the kids and live Italian music, everyone is sure to have a festive time.
  • Ridgewood Historical Society is the perfect way to experience the lives of those who live in Ridgewood during the Native America era. Whether you’re a history buff or simply interested in gaining more knowledge about the history of your neighborhood, this is the place to visit. Exhibits are always changing and feature different artifacts from this era, so visitors will gain a in-depth sense of those who lived in Ridgewood long before them.

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