Ridgefield

Ridgefield, a beautiful colonial town has been established for 300 years.

Welcome to Ridgefield



Located in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in central Fairfield County, Connecticut. Ridgefield, a beautiful colonial town has been established for 300 years. Originally settled in 1708 by about 30 families from settlements in Long Island Sound purchased the territory from the Ramapoo Indians. Ever since that time, Ridgefield's rich and textured history has included such personalities as Benedict Arnold and Eugene O'Neill.







Overview for Ridgefield, CT

7,216 people live in Ridgefield, where the median age is 45.3 and the average individual income is $89,567. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,216

Total Population

45.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$89,567

Average individual Income

Around Ridgefield, CT

There's plenty to do around Ridgefield, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

33
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
18
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Milillo Farms, The Farmer's Grind, and Legacy Martial Arts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.77 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.78 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.48 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.78 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.5 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.24 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Ridgefield, CT

Ridgefield has 2,900 households, with an average household size of 2.49. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Ridgefield do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,216 people call Ridgefield home. The population density is 1,153.45 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

7,216

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.3

Median Age

45.08 / 54.92%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
2,900

Total Households

2.49

Average Household Size

$89,567

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Ridgefield, CT

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Ridgefield. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Ridgefield Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
East Ridge Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Veterans Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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