Ridgefield, Connecticut Population 2024

7,655

Ridgefield is a city located in Fairfield County Connecticut. Ridgefield has a 2024 population of 7,655. Ridgefield is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,228 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridgefield is $252,844 with a poverty rate of 1.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ridgefield is 44.9 years, 44.6 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Ridgefield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgefield was:

  • White: 92.49%
  • Black or African American: 3.66%
  • Asian: 1.82%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Other race: 0.35%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,196.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.91% (427)
The current population of Ridgefield, Connecticut is 7,655 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,228.

Ridgefield, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,08092.49%
Black or African American2803.66%
Asian1391.82%
Two or more races1291.69%
Other race270.35%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ridgefield Population by Race

Ridgefield Population Pyramid 2024

Ridgefield Median Age

44.9

Total

44.6

Male

45.2

Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 5,782 adults, (1,545 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female4,16054.34%
Male3,49545.66%

Ridgefield Population by Age

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9802.577723
Married1,8453.2593.66.4
Non Family9161.1149.350.7
Female1992.8948.751.3
Male203.51000
showing: 5 rows

3.18

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridgefield 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

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgefield 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 79.69%.

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$76,574

Average Earnings

$110,469

Average Male

$59,832

Average Female

Ridgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgefield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ridgefield Language

88.68% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 11.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,7761432.11%
Other2713.7%
Multiple12910.78%
Hispanic39410.25%
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1.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.75%

Male Poverty Rate

2.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Other, with 3.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Hispanic, with 0.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.84%.

Ridgefield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.97%
Bachelors or Greater2.41%
Some College0.13%
High School
showing: 4 rows

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed16.67%
Male Employed1.74%
Female Employed1%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridgefield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgefield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridgefield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

437

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ridgefield Veterans by War

count

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Ridgefield Veterans by Age

count

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Ridgefield Veterans by Race

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgefield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgefield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgefield 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

33.93%

Born in Ridgefield

88.11%

Native Born

11.89%

Foreign Born

3.81%

Non Citizen

8.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.11% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 33.93% having been born in Connecticut. 3.81% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20247,655
20237,655
20227,6554396.08%
20217,216-12-0.17%
20207,228-1,016-12.32%
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%
20107,645
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Ridgefield Population by Year