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Ramsey is located in northern Bergen County, New Jersey. This tiny borough is a suburb of New York City and lies just 25 northwest of Manhattan. Ramsey is a quiet and peaceful Hamlet of only 14,647 residents. Because it is such a small community, many of the residents of Ramsey know each other and this gives Ramsey a real sense of community not usually found in more populated areas.

For folks who work in nearby New York City, but who prefer to live in a less metropolitan area, Ramsey is an ideal bedroom community. Ramsey is located very near to the New York State Thruway, Route I-287 and the Garden State Parkway, which means that residents have very convenient access to nearby New York City. Ramsey not only offers convenient access to work and entertainment, but is also a safe and tranquil city where children can still play in the street.

There are three elementary schools, one middle school and one high school in Ramsey as well as two great private schools, St. Paul’s Roman Catholic elementary school and Don Bosco Prep secondary school. All of these schools in Ramsey rank among the best in New Jersey and the nation. Whereas the average per pupil school expenditure in the nation is $6,058, Ramsey schools spend $11,720 per student. This makes Ramsey an ideal place for families with children.

Ramsey offers residents numerous shopping and dining opportunities. Main Street is home to a wide variety of shops, restaurants and cafes and there are several shopping Malls nearby. And what residents cannot find right here in Ramsey, they are sure to find in New York City.

For those who enjoy active lifestyles, Ramsey has three wonderful parks and more than 150 acres of open spaces. There are also several county and state parks nearby offering a variety of activities including, hiking, skiing, horseback riding, field sports and more. Golf fanatics will love the Ramsey Golf and Country Club, which was designed by Hal C. Purdy and Ron Cutlip. With so many different activities to choose, Ramsey is a great community for folks who enjoy the outdoors.

Architecture in Ramsey includes a variety of styles including Colonial, Victorian, Contemporary and Cape Cod as well as some native cobblestone buildings and Ranches. Though Ramsey is almost completely developed, there are various regulations in effect to help maintain the rural feel of this small borough, so residents do not have to worry about their beloved city being overdeveloped like so many other areas.

Ramsey real estate ranges from apartment and condominium complexes to single-family homes, luxury homes and ranch-style homes. Currently, the median cost of a home in Ramsey is just over $570,000. If you are interested in finding out more about Ramsey real estate, please contact us to schedule an appointment. We are very familiar and knowledgeable about the Ramsey real estate market and our listing services and buyer’s representation services can help you to buy or sell a home in Ramsey.