Ridgefield demographics profile

StatisticRidgefieldConnecticutNational
Population7,5523,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,18164891
Median age45.040.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%43%43%
Speak English87%78%79%
Speak Spanish7%12%13%
Ridgefield, CT has a population of 7,552 and is the 4,904th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,181 per sq mi which is 82% higher than the Connecticut average and 1203% higher than the national average. The median age in Ridgefield is 45 which is approximately 11% higher than the Connecticut average of 41. In Ridgefield, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 87% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 34% of Ridgefield residents were born in Connecticut, 51% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Ridgefield is 82% higher than Connecticut.
  • The median age in Ridgefield is 11% higher than Connecticut.
  • In Ridgefield 93.13% of the population is White.
  • In Ridgefield 1.18% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ridgefield 1.62% of the population is Asian.

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Ridgefield population breakdown by race

RaceRidgefieldConnecticutNational
White93.13%77.14%73.35%
Black or African American1.18%10.39%12.63%
Asian1.62%4.26%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.54%2.98%3.06%
Other race1.54%4.95%4.75%
In Ridgefield, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ridgefield, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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