An overview of the general cost of living index for Ridgefield, CT is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Ridgefield, CT enjoy a cost of living index of 171. This index is 43% higher than the Connecticut average, and 71% higher than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Ridgefield, CT, the average cost of goods and services is 1% higher than it is in Connecticut, and it is 22% higher than the national average.