Ridgefield, New Jersey Population 2024

11,322

Ridgefield is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Ridgefield has a 2024 population of 11,322. Ridgefield is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -1.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,462 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridgefield is $128,594 with a poverty rate of 4.7%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ridgefield is 41.2 years, 39.2 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.

Ridgefield Demographics

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

  • White: 46.01%
  • Asian: 29.8%
  • Two or more races: 14.63%
  • Other race: 8.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,451.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.22% (-140)
The current population of Ridgefield, New Jersey is 11,322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,462.

Ridgefield, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,27546.01%
Asian3,41729.8%
Two or more races1,67714.63%
Other race9688.44%
Black or African American1281.12%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ridgefield Population by Race

Ridgefield Population Pyramid 2024

Ridgefield Median Age

41.2

Total

39.2

Male

41.7

Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 9,423 adults, (1,695 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

48.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female5,88351.31%
Male5,58248.69%

Ridgefield Population by Age

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0282.8446.253.8
Married2,0593.4759.440.6
Non Family9231.1623.576.5
Female8313.193664
Male2152.7855.344.7

3.22

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridgefield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4905.8%
9th to 12th Grade1541.82%
High School Graduate2,06924.5%
Some College1,21014.33%
Associates Degree6107.22%
Bachelors Degree2,61831%
Graduate Degree1,29315.31%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,9652,8041,217
Asian2,8172,5121,628
Hispanic2,4642,287993
2+ Races841743313
Other Race696650259
Black10910817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 99.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.79%.

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$54,707$65,043$41,408
Less Than 9th Grade$33,916$44,096$33,151
High School Graduate$37,003$56,349$35,373
Some College$42,371$49,801$32,306
Bachelors Degree$70,179$72,242$68,799
Graduate Degree$80,211$84,427$59,872

$54,707

Average Earnings

$65,043

Average Male

$41,408

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

37.42% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 62.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 28% of the population.

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,6422175.96%
Asian3,4171775.18%
Hispanic4,0991152.81%
Multiple1,677724.29%
Other968616.3%
Black127129.45%

4.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.84%

Male Poverty Rate

4.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Black, with 9.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Hispanic, with 2.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.67%.

Ridgefield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.75%
Less Than 9th Grade6.68%
High School6.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.14%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed15.86%
Male Unemployed8.59%
Female Employed2.67%
Male Employed1.9%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$105,609$128,594
Families$112,377$141,418
Married Families$125,649$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,985$64,324

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridgefield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ridgefield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridgefield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

255

Number of Veterans

235

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War102
Second Gulf War69
Korea41
Vietnam17
World War II0

Ridgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54145
75+51
18 to 3426
55 to 6426
65 to 747

Ridgefield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2234.96%
Hispanic461.6%
2+ Races201.9%
Other Race121.54%

Ridgefield Veterans by Race

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

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

34.49%

Born in Ridgefield

55.78%

Native Born

44.22%

Foreign Born

15.3%

Non Citizen

28.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.78% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 34.49% having been born in New Jersey. 15.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ridgefield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,147-35-0.31%
202811,182-35-0.31%
202711,217-35-0.31%
202611,252-35-0.31%
202511,287-35-0.31%
202411,322-35-0.31%
202311,357-35-0.31%
202211,392-37-0.32%
202111,429-33-0.29%
202011,4622732.44%
201911,189-50-0.44%
201811,239-33-0.29%
201711,272160.14%
201611,25630.03%
201511,253260.23%
201411,227100.09%
201311,217330.3%
201211,184420.38%
201111,142710.64%
201011,0712412.23%
200010,8308348.34%
19909,996-298-2.89%
198010,294-1,014-8.97%
197011,3085204.82%
196010,7882,47629.79%
19508,3123,04157.69%
19405,27160012.85%
19304,67100%
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Ridgefield Population by Year