This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Ridley Park has a low population density. Ridley Park is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Ridley Park, PA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Ridley Park has a population density of 6,535, with 6,966 current residents.
Out of the 6,966 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 55% of the residents are married and 45% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 41% Rain
- 20% Snow
56°F average temperature
- 54 years Median home age
- $162,950 Median home price
- -11.57% Home appreciation rate
- 20.05% Annual property tax
As for living in Ridley Park, the air quality is 20% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 41% rainy, and 20% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Ridley Park, you should know that 62.6% of homes are owned while 32% of homes are rented, and 5.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $162,950, the median age of homes is 54 years, the annual home appreciation is -11.57% and the annual property tax is 20.05%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Ridley Park, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Ridley Park’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Ridley Park is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 60.22% Democratic, 38.81% Republican, and 0.96% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:15
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
90%High school diploma
8%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Ridley Park, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.10% of residents are unemployed in Ridley Park (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Ridley Park residents: 16.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.65% are in the arts and sciences field, 11.5% are in the customer service field, 28% are in the sales field, 0.16% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 11.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:15. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 89.77%, 8.24% of residents have an associate’s degree, 15.34% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.04% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Ridley Park, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Ridley Park have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 7% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.