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The Ridgefield Census Designated Place had a population of 7,779 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Ridgefield is located at latitude 41.2815 and longitude -73.4982 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Ridgefield Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.
The Ridgefield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377856) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridgefield: Caudatowa.
|Total Population||7,779 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,773 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||6,485 (83.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||6 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$136,591|
|Average Household Income||$196,831|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||21%|
|Per Capita Income||$77,681|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,362 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,063 (61.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,013 (30.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||286 ( 8.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$689,873|
|Average Home Value||$767,701|
|Housing Affordability Index3||102|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.96%|
|Per Capita Income||1.17%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.27%|
The table below compares Ridgefield to the other 143 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 46||69th|
|Population Density||# 84||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 11||93rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 26||18th|
|Per Capita Income||# 9||94th|
|Diversity Index||# 90||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.