Ridgefield, Washington Population 2021

10,807
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Ridgefield is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 10,807, it is the 85th largest city in Washington and the 2937th largest city in the United States. Ridgefield is currently growing at a rate of 8.29% annually and its population has increased by 126.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,763 in 2010. Ridgefield reached it's highest population of 10,807 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Ridgefield has a population density of 1,472 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgefield is $114,949 with a poverty rate of 2.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,746 per month, and the median house value is $398,600. The median age in Ridgefield is 35.1 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

Ridgefield Demographics

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

  • White: 89.64%
  • Asian: 4.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgefield, Washington is 10,807, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,326.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,763.

Ridgefield, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,96289.64%
Asian3754.83%
Two or More Races1902.45%
Black or African American1421.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native740.95%
Some Other Race240.31%
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Ridgefield Population by Race

Ridgefield Population Pyramid 2021

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Ridgefield Median Age

35.1


Total

35.3


Male

35


Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 5,239 adults, (804 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female

4,098

52.76%

Male

3,669

47.24%

Ridgefield Population by Age

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family90.1%9.9%
All80.1%19.9%
Married79.9%20.1%
Female74.4%25.6%
Male24.6%75.4%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5533.0480.1
Married1,8093.5779.9
Non Family5071.390.1
Female1682.774.4
Male692.8724.6

3.38

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Ridgefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1372.78%
High School Graduate1,00720.46%
Some College1,50030.48%
Associates Degree68914.00%
Bachelors Degree1,04421.21%
Graduate Degree54511.07%
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Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3234,2031,345
Asian32630976
Hispanic11611639
Multiple Races808080
Black777749
Other Race242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black 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$57,172$76,622$39,779
Less Than High School$30,529$$
High School Grad$44,548$53,681$42,584
Some College$46,950$82,740$31,883
Bachelors Degree$76,835$82,969$59,571
Graduate Degree$73,718$99,338$59,803

$57,172

Average Earnings

$76,622

Average Male

$39,779

Average Female

Ridgefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgefield Language by Age

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Ridgefield Language

92.03% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,8181722.52%
Asian3755113.60%

2.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.69%

Male Poverty Rate

3.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Asian, with 13.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is White, with 2.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.04%.

Ridgefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.93%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%
Some College1.14%
Less Than High School0.00%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ridgefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$96,836$114,949
Families$104,000$122,394
Married Families$113,155-
Non Families$66,181$78,384
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Income by Household Type

Ridgefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

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 35-44.

Ridgefield Marital Status by Race

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Ridgefield Marital Status

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538

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam215
First Gulf War202
Second Gulf War168
Korea21
World War II

Ridgefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54188
65 to 74182
55 to 6477
75+54
18 to 3437

Ridgefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48910.33%
Black2633.77%
Asian237.06%
Hispanic1714.66%

Ridgefield Veterans by Race

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

1.8%

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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41.70%

Born in Washington

94.57%

Native Born

5.43%

Foreign Born

1.74%

Non Citizen

3.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.57% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 41.70% having been born in Washington. 1.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ridgefield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,8078278.29%
20209,9808279.04%
20199,1538279.93%
20188,3264015.06%
20177,92591213.00%
20167,0135799.00%
20156,4343365.51%
20146,0984858.64%
20135,6133536.71%
20125,2602023.99%
20115,0582505.20%
20104,8080.00%

Ridgefield Population by Year