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A destination for Ramsey residents, as well as those from neighboring communities, the borough's downtown area features a mix of shops and restaurants that contribute to the town's sense of community.
A destination for Ramsey residents, as well as those from neighboring communities, the borough's downtown area features a mix of shops and restaurants that contribute to the town's sense of community.
Posted: Monday June 18, 2012, 1:44 PM
At Home In Ramsey
By JENNIFER PINTO Of The Record; SPECIAL TO OPEN HOUSE

Ramsey: Where the volunteer spirit is alive and well

Located conveniently between Interstate 287 and Route 17, the Borough of Ramsey offers its residents access to great schools, recreation programs and community-wide events.

A system of well-maintained bike and walking paths provide residents with more traveling options if they want to visit local parks, and the town's proximity to New York City presents even more ways in which to fulfill shopping, dining and entertainment needs.

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AT HOME IN RAMSEY

Population14,473, including:

• White, non-Hispanic: 12,391

• Asian: 964

• Hispanic: 866

• Black: 94

Housing Figures

• Average Residential Tax Bill: $11,173.99

• Median Sales Price Year-Over-Year: $493,000

Public Schools

Dater, Hubbard and Tisdale Elementary schools; Smith Middle School; and Ramsey High School

• Graduation rate for Ramsey High School: 96.93%

Points of Interest

• Ramsey Free Public Library: 30 Wyckoff Ave.

• Old Stone House Museum: ramseyhistorical.org/history

• Ramsey Senior Center: 205 Church St., Finch Park

• Ramsey Golf & Country Club: 105 Lakeside Drive

• Ramsey Cinema: 125 East Main St.

• Finch Park: Island Road

Town Events

• Easter Egg Hunt

• Memorial Day Parade

• Little League Parade

• Farmers' Market: ramseyfarmersmarket.org

• Fourth of July Celebration

• Ramsey Day

• Halloween Parade

• Holiday Lighting ContestHistory

• Ramsey was incorporated in 1908.

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