Ridgefield, Washington Population 2020

10,191

Ridgefield is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 10,191, it is the 87th largest city in Washington and the 3061st largest city in the United States. Ridgefield is currently growing at a rate of 9.89% annually and its population has increased by 113.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,763 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Ridgefield has a population density of 1,388 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgefield is $117,183 with a poverty rate of 3.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,467 per month, and the median house value is $369,700. The median age in Ridgefield is 37 years, 37.8 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.1 males.

Ridgefield Demographics

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

  • White: 91.18%
  • Asian: 4.88%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Black or African American: 0.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgefield, Washington is 10,191, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,357.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,763.

Ridgefield, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,54591.18%
Asian3504.88%
Two or More Races2393.33%
Some Other Race240.33%
Black or African American200.28%

Ridgefield Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgefield Median Age

37


Total

37.8


Male

36.2


Female

Ridgefield Adults

There are 5,036 adults, (768 of whom are seniors) in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgefield Sex Ratio

Female

3,877

54.01%

Male

3,301

45.99%

Ridgefield Households and Families

Ridgefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.5%16.5%
All79.9%20.1%
Non Family76.4%23.6%
Female74.2%25.8%
Male33.8%66.2%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4972.8779.9
Married1,6653.4583.5
Non Family5461.1776.4
Female2212.7674.2
Male652.7733.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgefield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade1613.36%
High School Graduate1,05522.05%
Some College1,20325.14%
Associates Degree86117.99%
Bachelors Degree1,00020.90%
Graduate Degree50510.55%

Ridgefield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2714,1101,278
Asian29429491
Hispanic12212238
Multiple Races787878
Other Race242424
Black202020

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$58,835$76,603$39,318
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$48,255$60,598$40,239
Some College$44,948$83,904$31,501
Bachelors Degree$79,922$84,250$71,316
Graduate Degree$82,431$84,545$59,542

$58,835

Average Earnings

$76,603

Average Male

$39,318

Average Female

Ridgefield Language

Ridgefield Language by Age

Ridgefield Language

88.00% of Ridgefield residents speak only English, while 12.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.25% of the population.

Ridgefield Poverty

Ridgefield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3541913.01%
Asian3504613.14%

3.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.70%

Male Poverty Rate

4.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is Asian, with 13.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgefield is White, with 3.01% 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 4.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.77%.

Name Poverty
High School9.48%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%
Some College2.28%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed0.95%
Male Employed0.70%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ridgefield Income

Ridgefield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$95,859$117,183
Families$96,967$118,893
Married Families$109,460-
Non Families$75,076$105,763

Ridgefield Marital Status

Ridgefield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgefield Married by Age and Sex

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

Ridgefield Veterans

384

Number of Veterans

335

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War192
Second Gulf War156
Vietnam97
Korea21
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54212
65 to 7497
18 to 3436
75+21
55 to 6418
Name Veterans % of Total
White3547.66%
Asian3010.20%
Hispanic2218.03%

$Ridgefield Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgefield Employment Status

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgefield Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

40.86%

Born in Washington

91.04%

Native Born

8.96%

Foreign Born

1.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.04% of Ridgefield residents were born in the United States, with 40.86% having been born in Washington. 1.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,1919179.89%
20199,27491710.97%
20188,3574095.15%
20177,94891713.04%
20167,0315808.99%
20156,4513365.49%
20146,1154858.61%
20135,6303566.75%
20125,2742023.98%
20115,0722505.18%
20104,8220.00%