Ridgewood is a village in Bergen County, New Jersey. As of the 2010 United States Census, the village population was 24,958. Ridgewood is a suburban bedroom community of New York City, located approximately 20 miles northwest of Midtown Manhattan. Living in Ridgewood offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Ridgewood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. The public schools in Ridgewood are highly rated.