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Chestnut Ridge (V)

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Chestnut Ridge is a village in Rockland County, New York, United States. The population was 7,829 at the 2000 census. The Village of Chestnut Ridge is in the town of Ramapo. It was incorporated in 1986. Prior to 1986, Chestnut Ridge was an unincorporated area within the Town of Ramapo. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 12.8 square kilometers, all covered by land area. Population of the village in 2005 was estimated to 7,843.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,829 people, 2,551 households, and 2,107 families residing in the village. The population density of the town was 611.9 per square kilometers. In the village the population was spread out with 22.7 percent under the age of 18, 5.8 percent from 18 to 24, 27.0 percent from 25 to 44, 29.1 percent from 45 to 64, and 15.4 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
Chestnut Ridge can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places. The might of the sector services continues attracting new inhabitants in the city.

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