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Income/capita 132%
Household income 116%
Unemployment 57%
IndexRidgefieldConnecticutNational
Income per capita$69,114$39,906$29,829
Median household income$119,338$71,755$55,322
Median income owner occupied$149,688$94,523$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,208$37,585$35,192
Median earnings male$102,035$46,559$36,919
Median earnings female$40,223$31,943$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level2.6%10.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridgefield is 132% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridgefield is 116% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgefield is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridgefield is 83% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $79,550$119,338$238,676
      City
      $47,831$71,755$143,510
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Ridgefield median earnings by income bracket

      Ridgefield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.2%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector10.9%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services19.4%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services8.7%12.6%
      Public administration1.2%4.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.3%0.0%
      Education, health & social services6.0%35.9%
      Other31.6%32.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Cannondale, CT92$250,001352%
      Darien, CT21,519$208,125276%
      Armonk, NY4,303$199,821261%
      Bedford, NY1,953$175,586217%
      Westport, CT27,511$166,307201%
      Ridgefield, CT7,552$119,338116%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Rhinelander, WI7,552$35,74535%
      Kenai, AK7,551$58,7326%
      Corona de Tucson, AZ7,550$91,74866%
      Brighton, MI7,550$59,9728%
      Mukwonago, WI7,549$64,01116%
      Ridgefield, CT7,552$119,338116%
      Source: The Ridgefield, CT employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).