Ridley Park has the 3075th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Ridley Park is part of the Philadelphia metro area. Unemployment in the Philadelphia area is 5.1%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Philadelphia has the 8th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Ridley Park is above average at $52,550, and the median cost of a home in Ridley Park is $211,600, which is above the national average. 25% of workers in Ridley Park hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Ridley Park. 73% of Ridley Park workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Ridley Park spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.