Ridgefield, Connecticut Population 2021

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. Ridgefield reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Ridgefield is $206,560 with a poverty rate of 1.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,665 per month, and the median house value is $663,600. 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: 92.43%
  • Asian: 3.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Black or African American: 1.19%
  • 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 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,62092.43%
Asian2783.37%
Two or More Races1972.39%
Black or African American981.19%
Some Other Race510.62%
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Ridgefield Population by Race

Ridgefield Population Pyramid $2021

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Ridgefield Median Age

46.4


Total

46


Male

46.5


Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 6,029 adults, (1,518 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

82.8

Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female

4,293

52.07%

Male

3,951

47.93%

Ridgefield Population by Age

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
All74.6%25.4%
Married89.3%10.7%
Male100%0%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2012.5774.6
Married1,8983.3389.3
Non Family9961.1651.8
Female2642.5351.1
Male432.14100

3.19

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Ridgefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade871.55%
9th to 12th Grade741.32%
High School Graduate4558.12%
Some College3806.78%
Associates Degree3496.23%
Bachelors Degree2,19639.20%
Graduate Degree2,06136.79%
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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
White4,9694,8413,819
Hispanic317317215
Asian240208174
Black757449
2+ Races313130
Other Race262626

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$71,958$125,739$52,217
Less Than 9th Grade$52,639$52,639$
High School Graduate$31,667$28,500$40,144
Some College$54,844$50,982$58,281
Bachelors Degree$60,583$91,389$47,115
Graduate Degree$127,782$190,735$73,029

$71,958

Average Earnings

$125,739

Average Male

$52,217

Average Female

Ridgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgefield Language by Age

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Ridgefield Language

87.78% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 12.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,2621081.49%
Multiple19710.51%

1.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.27%

Male Poverty Rate

1.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is White, with 1.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Multiple, with 0.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.88%.

Ridgefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade8.70%
High School6.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.32%
Some College1.23%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.51%
Male Unemployed1.28%
Female Employed0.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$133,647$206,560
Families$162,569$249,078
Married Families$177,105-
Non Families$51,525$103,606
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Income by Household Type

Ridgefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 45-54, 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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298

Number of Veterans

290

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam133
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War47
World War II
Korea

Ridgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+120
35 to 5475
65 to 7460
55 to 6443
18 to 34

Ridgefield Veterans by Age

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Ridgefield Veterans by Race

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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6.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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32.87%

Born in Ridgefield

87.09%

Native Born

12.91%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

8.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.09% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 32.87% having been born in Connecticut. 4.14% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,2440.00%
20208,2440.00%
20198,2442813.53%
20187,963340.43%
20177,9293774.99%
20167,552-173-2.24%
20157,7251261.66%
20147,599140.18%
20137,585-350-4.41%
20127,935-26-0.33%
20117,9613164.13%
20107,6450.00%

Ridgefield Population by Year