Ridge Wood Heights, Florida Population 2024

4,812

Ridge Wood Heights is a city located in Sarasota County Florida. Ridge Wood Heights has a 2024 population of 4,812. Ridge Wood Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,856 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridge Wood Heights is $82,676 with a poverty rate of 9.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ridge Wood Heights is 48.6 years, 45.9 years for males, and 50.3 years for females.

Ridge Wood Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridge Wood Heights was:

  • White: 89.36%
  • Other race: 4.82%
  • Asian: 2.41%
  • Black or African American: 2.29%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,405.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.91% (-44)
The current population of Ridge Wood Heights, Florida is 4,812 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,856.

Ridge Wood Heights, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,30089.36%
Other race2324.82%
Asian1162.41%
Black or African American1102.29%
Two or more races450.94%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander90.19%
Native American
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White

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Ridge Wood Heights Population by Race

Ridge Wood Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Ridge Wood Heights Median Age

48.6

Total

45.9

Male

50.3

Female

Ridge Wood Heights Adults

There are 4,067 adults, (1,069 of whom are seniors) in Ridge Wood Heights.

Ridge Wood Heights Age Dependency

60.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridge Wood Heights Sex Ratio

Female2,33248.46%
Male2,48051.54%

Ridge Wood Heights Population by Age

Ridge Wood Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3702.0371.328.7
Non Family1,1931.2567.532.5
Married7182.8984.515.5
Female3992.4365.934.1
Male604.452575
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2.74

Average Family Size

2.03

Average Household Size

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridge Wood Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ridge Wood Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridge Wood Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Ridge Wood Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,007

Average Earnings

$51,927

Average Male

$42,396

Average Female

Ridge Wood Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridge Wood Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ridge Wood Heights Language

88.37% of Ridge Wood Heights residents speak only English, while 11.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.74% of the population.

Ridge Wood Heights Language

Ridge Wood Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,0504019.9%
Hispanic3985012.56%
Multiple452657.78%
Other219219.59%
Islander99100%
Black11010.91%
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9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridge Wood Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridge Wood Heights is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridge Wood Heights is Black, with 0.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.98%.

Ridge Wood Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.86%
High School12.6%
Bachelors or Greater6.83%
Some College6.7%
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Ridge Wood Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed54.17%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed2.46%
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Ridge Wood Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridge Wood Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridge Wood Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridge Wood Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ridge Wood Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ridge Wood Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridge Wood Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

244

Number of Veterans

189

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Ridge Wood Heights Veterans by War

count

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Ridge Wood Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Ridge Wood Heights Veterans by Race

Ridge Wood Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridge Wood Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ridge Wood Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ridge Wood Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ridge Wood Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

36.74%

Born in Ridge Wood Heights

87.68%

Native Born

12.32%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

10.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.68% of Ridge Wood Heights residents were born in the United States, with 36.74% having been born in Florida. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ridge Wood Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,812
20234,812
20224,812-63-1.29%
20214,875190.39%
20204,85656913.27%
20194,2871473.55%
20184,1402626.76%
20173,878-532-12.06%
20164,410-350-7.35%
20154,760-193-3.9%
20144,9532304.87%
20134,723-70-1.46%
20124,793-40-0.83%
20114,833380.79%
20104,795
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Ridge Wood Heights Population by Year