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Population (year 2000): 23,643. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,210 (+2.4% change)
Males: 11,381 (48.1%), Females: 12,262 (51.9%)

Fairfield County

Zip codes: .

Median resident age: 39.4 years
Median household income: $107,351 (year 2000)
Median house value: $439,000 (year 2000)

Ridgefield, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ridgefield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.6%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (24.7%), Italian (21.9%), German (17.9%), English (13.5%), Polish (5.2%), United States (3.9%).Connecticut

Elevation: 725 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Ridgefield,

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield town

  • Never married: 16.8%
  • Now married: 72.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

9.6% Foreign born (4.6% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 1.3% Latin America, 1.2% North America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CT Danbury, (9.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bay, NY (28.2 miles Oyster pop. 293,925).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (49.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: CT Ridgefield, (0.0 miles NY Lewisboro, (3.2 miles CT (4.2 miles Georgetown, CT (6.6 miles Wilton, Salem, NY North (6.9 miles Corners, NY (7.1 miles Scotts Ridge, NY Pound (7.2 miles CT (7.7 miles Redding,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 122 buildings, average cost: $228,800
  • 1997: 130 buildings, average cost: $222,900
  • 1998: 115 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 1999: 83 buildings, average cost: $298,900
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $458,700
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $299,500
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $406,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $456,200
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $604,000
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $540,600

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 73.49 W

Area code: 203

Ridgefield, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (20.4%), Educational,health and social services (18.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.6%), Manufacturing (12.7%).

Crime in Ridgefield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 1 1 2 1 0 0
    per 100,000 4.2 4.2 8.5 4.2 0.0 0.0
Assaults 0 4 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 16.9 0.0 8.5 0.0 0.0
Burglaries 21 24 7 12 13 5
    per 100,000 88.8 101.5 29.6 50.8 55.0 21.1
Thefts 92 70 120 112 60 76
    per 100,000 389.1 296.1 507.5 473.7 253.8 321.4
Auto thefts 12 14 7 2 1 2
    per 100,000 50.8 59.2 29.6 8.5 4.2 8.5
27.1 28.3 29.0 26.1 14.3 15.0

Average climate in Ridgefield, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgefield-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Connecticut state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 39.5 miles away from the Ridgefield city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/24/1962, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brett Loscalzo - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), David McClure - College basketball player (Duke Blue Devils).


Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgefield:
  • DANBURY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; DANBURY, CT)
  • SILVER HILL HOSPITAL INC (about 9 miles; NEW CANAAN, CT)
  • STAMFORD HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; STAMFORD, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Ridgefield, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgefield:
  • DANBURY MUNI (about 7 miles; DANBURY, CT; ID: DXR)
  • WESTCHESTER COUNTY (about 21 miles; WHITE PLAINS, NY; ID: HPN)
  • IGOR I SIKORSKY MEMORIAL (about 28 miles; BRIDGEPORT, CT; ID: BDR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgefield:
  • CANDLELIGHT (about 21 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 6Y2)
  • CANDLELIGHT FARMS (about 21 miles; NEW MILFORD, CT; ID: 11N)
  • STORMVILLE (about 26 miles; STORMVILLE, NY; ID: N69)

Amtrak station near Ridgefield:
  • 16 miles: STAMFORD (WASHINGTON BLVD. & E. STATE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgefield:
  • WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; DANBURY, CT; Full-time enrollment: 4,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIDGEPORT (about 10 miles; Bridgeport, CT; FT enrollment: 2,162)
  • NORWALK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; NORWALK, CT; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • FAIRFIELD UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,197)
  • SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; FAIRFIELD, CT; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PURCHASE (about 23 miles; PURCHASE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,517)
  • PACE UNIVERSITY-PLEASANTVILLE BRIARCLIFF (about 23 miles; PLEASANTVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,837)
Public high school in Ridgefield:
  • RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,519; Location: 700 NORTH SALEM RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgefield:
  • EAST RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 10 EAST RIDGE RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SCOTTS RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 586; Location: 750 NORTH SALEM RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RIDGEBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 485; Location: 112 BENNETT'S FARM RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BARLOW MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 115 BARLOW MOUNTAIN RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FARMINGVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 324 FARMINGTON RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BRANCHVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 40 FLORIDA RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCOTLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 111 BARLOW MOUNTAIN RD.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VETERANS PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 384; Location: 8 GOVERNOR ST.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HOMEBOUND (Students: 2; Location: 70 PROSPECT STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Ridgefield:
  • RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 690; Location: 223A W MOUNTAIN RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PRIYAMONT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 19 PROSPECT RDG APT 54; Grades: PK - 1)
Library in Ridgefield:
  • THE RIDGEFIELD LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,622,250; Location: 472 MAIN ST.; 106,559 books; 4,566 audio materials; 4,513 video materials; 296 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Better check the size of Ridgefield... I think it\'s closer to 35 square miles.
  • ridgefield population is around 22,000

Notable locations in Ridgefield: Commerce Park (A), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (B), Ridgefield Town Hall (C), Ridgefield Library and Historical Association (D), Ridgefield Community Center (E), Workshop Theatre Barn (F).

Shopping Centers: Addessi Center Shopping Center (1), Ridgefield Shopping Center (2), Copps Hill Plaza Shopping Center (3), Girolmetti Court Shopping Center (4), Donnelly Plaza Shopping Center (5), Heritage Square Shopping Center (6), Yankee Ridge Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Ridgefield include: Ridgefield Christian Center Church (A), Saint Andrews Church (B), Saint Marys Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Stephens Episcopal Church (D), Temple Shearith Israel (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Congregational Church (G), Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Ridgefield Cemetery (1).

Great Swamp (A).

Parks in Ridgefield include: Ballard Green (1), Ballard Park (2), Ciuccoli Field (3), Veterans Park (4), East Ridge Recreation Area (5), Copps Hill Common (6), Ridgefield Center Historic District (7).

Post office: (A).  


Ridgefield compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgefield:
  • WREF (850 AM; 3 kW; RIDGEFIELD, CT; Owner: THE BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgefield:
  • WDAQ (98.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSLX (91.9 FM; NEW CANAAN, CT; Owner: ST. LUKE'S FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WFAF (106.3 FM; MOUNT KISCO, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKI (95.1 FM; BROOKFIELD, CT; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXCI (91.7 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDBY (105.5 FM; PATTERSON, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEFX (95.9 FM; NORWALK, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WSPK (104.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHU-FM (91.1 FM; FAIRFIELD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFAR (93.3 FM; DANBURY, CT; Owner: DANBURY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WPKN (89.5 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WPKN, INC.)
  • WMNR (88.1 FM; MONROE, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WRNQ (92.1 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKHL (96.7 FM; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WXPK (107.1 FM; BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NY; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Ridgefield:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WTBY (Channel 54; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC.)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W27CD (Channel 27; STAMFORD, CT; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W22BN (Channel 22; DANBURY, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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