Ramsey, New Jersey

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Ramsey, New Jersey
Borough
Borough of Ramsey
Map highlighting Ramsey's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.
Map highlighting Ramsey's location within Bergen County. Inset: Bergen County's location within New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Ramsey, New Jersey
Census Bureau map of Ramsey, New Jersey
Coordinates: 41°03′33″N 74°08′45″W / 41.059136°N 74.145931°W / 41.059136; -74.145931Coordinates: 41°03′33″N 74°08′45″W / 41.059136°N 74.145931°W / 41.059136; -74.145931[1][2]
Country  United States of America
State  New Jersey
County Bergen
Incorporated March 10, 1908
Government[6]
 • Type Borough
 • Mayor Christopher C. Botta (term ends December 31, 2014)[3]
 • Administrator Bruce Vozeh[4]
 • Clerk Meredith Bendian[5]
Area[2]
 • Total 5.591 sq mi (14.480 km2)
 • Land 5.520 sq mi (14.297 km2)
 • Water 0.071 sq mi (0.183 km2)  1.26%
Area rank 266th of 566 in state
9th of 70 in county[2]
Elevation[7] 351 ft (107 m)
Population (2010 Census)[8][9][10]
 • Total 14,473
 • Estimate (2012[11]) 14,727
 • Rank 173rd of 566 in state
22nd of 70 in county[12]
 • Density 2,621.9/sq mi (1,012.3/km2)
 • Density rank 237th of 566 in state
46th of 70 in county[12]
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07446[13][14]
Area code(s) 201[15]
FIPS code 3400361680[16][2][17]
GNIS feature ID 0885364[18][2]
Website www.ramseynj.com

Ramsey is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. It is a suburb of New York City, located 26 miles (42 km) northwest of Midtown Manhattan. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 14,473,[8][9][10] reflecting an increase of 122 (+0.9%) from the 14,351 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,123 (+8.5%) from the 13,228 counted in the 1990 Census.[19]

Ramsey was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 10, 1908, from portions of Hohokus Township (now Mahwah Township). Additional territory was annexed from Waldwick in 1921, and portions of the borough were ceded to Saddle River in 1925.[20] Ramsey is named after Peter J. Ramsey, a 19th-century landowner who died circa 1854.[21]

Geography[edit]

Ramsey is located at 41°03′33″N 74°08′45″W / 41.059136°N 74.145931°W / 41.059136; -74.145931 (41.059136,-74.145931). According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 5.591 square miles (14.480 km2), of which, 5.520 square miles (14.297 km2) of it was land and 0.071 square miles (0.183 km2) of it (1.26%) was water.[1][2]

The borough is bordered by Upper Saddle River on the east, Allendale on the southeast, and Mahwah on the north, west, and southwest.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 1,074
1910 1,667 55.2%
1920 2,090 25.4%
1930 3,258 55.9%
1940 3,566 9.5%
1950 4,670 31.0%
1960 9,527 104.0%
1970 12,571 32.0%
1980 12,899 2.6%
1990 13,228 2.6%
2000 14,351 8.5%
2010 14,473 0.9%
Est. 2012 14,727 [11] 1.8%
Population sources:
1910-1920[22] 1910[23]
1910-1930[24] 1900-2010[25][26][27]
2000[28][29] 2010[8][9][10]

2010 Census[edit]

At the 2010 United States Census, there were 14,473 people, 5,363 households, and 3,926 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,621.9 per square mile (1,012.3 /km2). There were 5,550 housing units at an average density of 1,005.4 per square mile (388.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 89.45% (12,946) White, 0.65% (94) Black or African American, 0.12% (17) Native American, 6.66% (964) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.89% (274) from other races, and 1.23% (178) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 5.98% (866) of the population.[8]

There were 5,363 households, of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.21.[8]

In the borough, 26.6% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 31.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.0 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $111,549 (with a margin of error of +/- $8,131) and the median family income was $136,475 (+/- $2,642). Males had a median income of $90,326 (+/- $5,483) versus $63,234 (+/- $6,177) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $52,491 (+/- $36,084). About 1.9% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.[30]

Same-sex couples headed 20 households in 2010, unchanged from 2000.[31]

2000 Census[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census[16] there were 14,351 people, 5,313 households, and 3,947 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,583.2 people per square mile (996.6/km2). There were 5,400 housing units at an average density of 972.0 per square mile (375.0/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 91.62% White, 0.78% African American, 0.10% Native American, 5.85% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.93% of the population.[28][29]

There were 5,313 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.18.[28][29]

In the borough the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.9 males.[28][29]

The median income for a household in the borough was $88,187, and the median income for a family was $104,512. Males had a median income of $75,017 versus $43,205 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $41,964. About 1.4% of families and 1.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.2% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.[28][29]

Economy[edit]

Based on the data from 1997 when the population of Ramsey was 14,429, the borough had the following number of business establishments in total, and per 100,000 of population in comparison to the New Jersey state average.[32]

  1. Manufacturing: 17 (Per 100,000 population: 117, State average - 53)
  2. Wholesale trade: 84 (Per 100,000 population: 582, State average - 32)
  3. Retail trade: 110 (Per 100,000 population: 762, State average - 69)
  4. Real estate & rental & leasing: 26 (Per 100,000 population: 180, State average - 18)
  5. Professional, scientific & technical services: 106 (Per 100,000 population: 734, State average - 52)
  6. Administrative & support & waste management & remediation service: 37 (Per 100,000 population: 256, State average - 21)
  7. Educational services: 6 (Per 100,000 population: 41, State average - 4)
  8. Health care & social assistance: 39 (Per 100,000 population: 270, State average - 45)
  9. Arts, entertainment & recreation: 8 (Per 100,000 population: 55, State average - 6)
  10. Accommodation & food services: 52 (Per 100,000 population: 360, State average - 36)
  11. Other services (except public administration): 37 (Per 100,000 population: 256, State average - 37)

Government[edit]

Local government[edit]

Ramsey is governed under the Borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The governing body consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council comprising six council members, with all positions elected at-large on a partisan basis as part of the November general election. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office. The Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year in a three-year cycle.[6] The Borough form of government used in Ramsey, the most common system used in the state, is a "weak mayor / strong council" government in which council members act as the legislative body with the mayor presiding at meetings and voting only in the event of a tie. The mayor makes committee and liaison assignments for council members, and most appointments are made by the mayor with the advice and consent of the council.[33][34]

As of 2013, the Mayor of the Borough of Ramsey is Republican Christopher C. Botta, whose term of office ends December 31, 2014. Members of the Ramsey Borough Council (with party, term end-year and committee chairmanships listed in parentheses) are Council President Ken Tyburczy (R, 2014; Building, Planning and Zoning), Deirdre A. Dillon (R, 2015; Public Safety), William J. Jones (R, 2015; Public and Governmental), Vanessa Jachzel (R, 2013; Finance), Joseph Verdone (R, 2014, serving an unexpired term; Health and Social Services) and Harry Weber (R, 2013; Utilities, Buildings and Grounds).[35][36][37][38][39][40][41]

Joseph Verdone was chosen in August 2012 to fill the vacant seat of Bruce Vozeh expiring in 2014, after he his resignation the previous month to become the municipal administrator.[42]

Federal, state and county representation[edit]

Ramsey is located in the 5th Congressional District[43] and is part of New Jersey's 39th state legislative district.[9][44][45]

New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District is represented by Scott Garrett (R, Wantage Township).[46] New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Cory Booker (D, Newark; took office on October 31, 2013, after winning a special election to fill the seat of Frank Lautenberg)[47][48] and Bob Menendez (D, North Bergen).[49][50]

The 39th District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Gerald Cardinale (R, Demarest) and in the General Assembly by Holly Schepisi (R, River Vale) and Bob Schroeder (R, Washington Township, Bergen County).[51] The Governor of New Jersey is Chris Christie (R, Mendham Township).[52] The Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey is Kim Guadagno (R, Monmouth Beach).[53]

Bergen County is governed by a directly elected County Executive, with legislative functions performed by a seven-member Board of Chosen Freeholders.[54] The County Executive is Kathleen Donovan (R, Rutherford; term ends December 31, 2014).[55] The seven freeholders are elected at-large in partisan elections on a staggered basis, with two or three seats coming up for election each year, with a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Chairman Pro Tempore selected from among its members at a reorganization meeting held each January.[56] As of 2014, Bergen County's Freeholders are Freeholder Chairman David L. Ganz (D, 2014; Fair Lawn),[57] Vice Chairwoman Joan Voss (D, 2014; Fort Lee),[58] Chairman Pro Tempore John A. Felice (R, 2016; River Edge),[59] Maura R. DeNicola (R, 2016; Franklin Lakes),[60] Steve Tanelli (D, 2015; North Arlington)[61] James J. Tedesco, III (D, 2015; Paramus)[62] and Tracy Silna Zur (D, 2015; Franklin Lakes).[63][64] Countywide constitutional officials are County Clerk John S. Hogan (D, Northvale),[65] Sheriff Michael Saudino (R),[66] Surrogate Michael R. Dressler (D, Cresskill)[67][68][54]

Politics[edit]

As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 9,705 registered voters in Ramsey, of which 2,133 (22.0% vs. 31.7% countywide) were registered as Democrats, 2,712 (27.9% vs. 21.1%) were registered as Republicans and 4,849 (50.0% vs. 47.1%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 11 voters registered to other parties.[69] Among the borough's 2010 Census population, 67.1% (vs. 57.1% in Bergen County) were registered to vote, including 91.3% of those ages 18 and over (vs. 73.7% countywide).[69][70]

In the 2012 presidential election, Republican Mitt Romney received 4,333 votes here (57.0% vs. 43.5% countywide), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 3,167 votes (41.7% vs. 54.8%) and other candidates with 62 votes (0.8% vs. 0.9%), among the 7,598 ballots cast by the borough's 10,342 registered voters, for a turnout of 73.5% (vs. 70.4% in Bergen County).[71][72] In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 4,417 votes here (54.7% vs. 44.5% countywide), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 3,556 votes (44.0% vs. 53.9%) and other candidates with 59 votes (0.7% vs. 0.8%), among the 8,076 ballots cast by the borough's 10,046 registered voters, for a turnout of 80.4% (vs. 76.8% in Bergen County).[73][74] In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 4,606 votes here (58.4% vs. 47.2% countywide), ahead of Democrat John Kerry with 3,207 votes (40.7% vs. 51.7%) and other candidates with 52 votes (0.7% vs. 0.7%), among the 7,886 ballots cast by the borough's 9,754 registered voters, for a turnout of 80.8% (vs. 76.9% in the whole county).[75]

In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 2,945 votes here (55.8% vs. 45.8% countywide), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 1,945 votes (36.8% vs. 48.0%), Independent Chris Daggett with 343 votes (6.5% vs. 4.7%) and other candidates with 24 votes (0.5% vs. 0.5%), among the 5,280 ballots cast by the borough's 9,866 registered voters, yielding a 53.5% turnout (vs. 50.0% in the county).[76]

Education[edit]

The new John Y. Dater Elementary School was built in 2006.

Students in pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade attend the schools of the Ramsey Public School District. Schools in the district (with 2010-11 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[77]) are Mary A. Hubbard Elementary School[78] with 427 students in grades K–3, Wesley D. Tisdale Elementary School[79] with 446 students in grades PreK–3, John Y. Dater Elementary School[80] with 433 students in grades 4–5, Eric Smith Middle School[81] with 785 students in grades 6–8 and Ramsey High School[82] with 979 students in grades 9–12.[83]

Students from Saddle River attend the district's middle school and then have the option of attending either Ramsey High School or Northern Highlands Regional High School as part of sending/receiving relationships with the Saddle River School District and each of the respective districts.[84][85][86][87][88]

Ramsey High School was the 30th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 328 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2012 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 33rd in 2010 out of 322 schools listed.[89] The magazine ranked the school 13th in 2008 out of 316 schools.[90]

Public school students from the borough, and all of Bergen County, are eligible to attend the secondary education programs offered by the Bergen County Technical Schools, which include the Bergen County Academies in Hackensack, and the Bergen Tech campus in Teterboro or Paramus. The district offers programs on a shared-time or full-time basis, with admission based on a selective application process and tuition covered by the student's home school district.[91][92]

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark oversees the operation of St. Paul Interparochial School, a K-8 school[93] and Don Bosco Preparatory High School, an all-boys Roman Catholic high school for grades 9-12 overseen by the Salesians of Don Bosco.[94]

Transportation[edit]

Roads and highways[edit]

The borough had a total of 65.32 miles (105.12 km) of roadways, of which 51.82 miles (83.40 km) are maintained by the municipality, 11.45 miles (18.43 km) by Bergen County and 2.05 miles (3.30 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.[95]

A number of roadways serve Ramsey and its neighboring communities, providing the borough with easy driving access to New York State (including New York City) and other points within New Jersey. NJ Route 17[96] and County Route 507[97] intersect the areas east and north of Ramsey's downtown business district, while Interstate 287 and U.S. Route 202 pass through the Darlington section of Mahwah to the west and the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) and NY Route 59 run through Suffern, New York to the north.

Public transportation[edit]

Ramsey has two New Jersey Transit train stations which provide mass transit access to Hoboken Terminal with connections available at Secaucus Junction to Penn Station New York in Midtown Manhattan and other New Jersey Transit lines. Located on Main Street just east of Central Avenue in the borough's downtown area, the Ramsey Main Street station[98] was constructed in 1868 by the Paterson and Ramapo Railroad and is the oldest operating passenger station in service in New Jersey.[99] The Ramsey Route 17 station, which opened on August 22, 2004, is a park-and-ride facility and regional commuter hub located along Route 17 South in the northern section of town.[100] Both of these stations are stops along NJ Transit's Main Line and Bergen County Line.[101]

Short Line provides bus service along Route 17 (with limited service at other local stops) to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan.[102]

Popular culture[edit]

Scenes from the The Happy Wanderer episode of the HBO series The Sopranos were shot at the Maple Shade Motel and scenes from the episode "Bust Out" were filmed at the Ramsey Outdoor store.[103]

Some scenes from the 2006 film World Trade Center were filmed in a house in Ramsey.[104]

A segment from the second episode of Rescue 911 features two residents from Ramsey who were saved from an oncoming freight train.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Ramsey include:

The historic Old Stone House in Ramsey

Points of Interest[edit]

  • Ramsey has an old-style downtown cinema. It closed in 2013, but reopened in 2014. [1]
  • Ramsey Golf and Country Club- Located on Lakeside Drive. It has a 18 hole golf course, the Lakeside Grille restaurant, swimming pool, picnic area, playground, tennis courts, and a banquet room [2]
  • Finch Park- Located on Church Street. It has a playground, picnic areas, baseball fields, and basketball courts. [3]

Corporate residents[edit]

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