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Ridgewood has the 1213th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Ridgewood is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Ridgewood is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Ridgewood is $695,500, which is above the national average. 74% of workers in Ridgewood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 97% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Ridgewood. 66% of Ridgewood workers drive to work alone, 15% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Ridgewood spend an average of 38 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.