Ridgefield, Connecticut Population 2022

8,244
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Ridgefield is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Ridgefield has a 2020 population of 8,244. Ridgefield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 7.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,645 in 2010.

The average household income in Ridgefield is $206,560 with a poverty rate of 1.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,832 per month, and the median house value is $650,400. The median age in Ridgefield is 46.4 years, 46 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Ridgefield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgefieldwas:

  • White: 95.09%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgefield, Connecticut is 8,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,244.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,645.

Ridgefield, Connecticut Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,87395.09%
Black or African American630.87%
Asian1552.14%
Some Other Race450.62%
Two or More Races921.27%
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Ridgefield Population by Race

Ridgefield Population Pyramid 2022

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Ridgefield Median Age

45.8


Total

44.7


Male

46.4


Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 5,467 adults, (1,420 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female

3,920

54.23%

Male

3,308

45.77%

Ridgefield Population by Age

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.2%8.8%
All74.1%25.9%
Non Family48%52%
Female43.5%56.5%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9222.4774.1
Married1,7633.191.2
Male282.18100
Female3102.5543.5
Non Family8211.1148

2.98

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Ridgefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade811.58%
9th to 12th Grade380.74%
High School Graduate4538.86%
Some College57711.28%
Associates Degree3286.41%
Bachelors Degree1,92937.72%
Graduate Degree1,70833.40%
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Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race282828
White4,6514,5433,341
Asian13412494
Hispanic287287187
Black414015
2+ Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,056$115,909$53,750
Less Than 9th Grade$46,071$46,071$
High School Graduate$38,250$28,594$40,319
Some College$48,088$$
Bachelors Degree$61,474$93,063$38,750
Graduate Degree$132,895$192,101$90,365

$72,056

Average Earnings

$115,909

Average Male

$53,750

Average Female

Ridgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgefield Language by Age

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Ridgefield Language

88.86% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 11.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.35% of the population.

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,471801.24%
OtherNaN%
Multiple9211.09%

1.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.12%

Male Poverty Rate

1.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is White, with 1.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Multiple, with 1.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.12%.

Ridgefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.08%
High School1.99%
Some College0.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.04%
Male Unemployed1.96%
Female Employed0.06%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$136,094$212,099
Families$172,614$243,702
Married Families$182,679-
Non Families$54,250$86,174
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Income by Household Type

Ridgefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgefield Married by Age and Sex

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Ridgefield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ridgefield Marital Status by Race

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Ridgefield Marital Status

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308

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War55
Vietnam143
Korea
World War II

Ridgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5470
55 to 6455
65 to 7439
75+144

Ridgefield Veterans by Age

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Ridgefield Veterans by Race

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgefield Employment by Age

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Ridgefield Employment by Race

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Ridgefield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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33.08%

Born in Ridgefield

86.47%

Native Born

13.53%

Foreign Born

4.75%

Non Citizen

8.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.47% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 33.08% having been born in Connecticut. 4.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ridgefield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107,6450.00%
20117,9613164.13%
20127,935-26-0.33%
20137,585-350-4.41%
20147,599140.18%
20157,7251261.66%
20167,552-173-2.24%
20177,9293774.99%
20187,963340.43%
20198,2442813.53%
20208,2440.00%
20218,2440.00%
20228,2440.00%

Ridgefield Population by Year