Ridgefield

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People

The total population of the City of Ridgefield is 11,380. The median age is 41.41

11,380

Total Population

48.09%

Male

51.91%

Female

Age Distribution

Median Age

41

Educational Attainment

The majority of the population in Ridgefield has completed at least a high school degree, and 43.04% has a College Degree.

< Grade 9

6.71%

Grade 9-12

4.91%

High School

33.86%

Some College

11.48%

Assoc Degree

3.71%

Bach Degree

27.71%

Grad Degree

11.62%

0

in the community

198

within 50 miles

offer Associate’s Degree or Certificate

0

in the community

183

within 50 miles

offer Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

Labor Force

Ridgefield has a labor force of 6,037 people.

6,037

Labor Force

Where are the top jobs by occupation?

Office and Administrative support

15.56%

833

Sales

13.49%

722

Executive, Managers, and Administrators

10.24%

548

Production Workers

7.4%

396

Education, Training/Library

7.12%

381

The work distribution of total employees in Ridgefield is:

35%

Blue Collar

64%

White Collar

Total Establishments

755

Total Employees

5,352

Businesses and Jobs

Ridgefield has a total of 755 businesses. In 2016, the leading industries in Ridgefield were Manufacturing, Retail, Wholesalers, and Education.

What are the top industries by jobs?

1

Manufacturing

1,010

Jobs

52

Establishments

2

Retail

677

Jobs

131

Establishments

3

Wholesalers

666

Jobs

64

Establishments

4

Education

586

Jobs

26

Establishments

How many employees do businesses in Ridgefield have?

1-4

Employees

1-4 Employees

72.98%

5-9 Employees

12.45%

10-19 Employees

7.42%

20-49 Employees

4.24%

50-99 Employees

2.25%

100+ Employees

0.66%

Income and Spending

Households in Ridgefield earn a median yearly income of 74,428. 63.07% of the households earn more than the national average each year. Household expenditures average 66,547 per year. The majority of earnings get spent on Shelter, Transportation, Food and Beverages, Health Care, and Utilities.

$74,428

Median Household Income

Income Distribution

How do people spend most of their money?

PER HOUSEHOLD

Shelter

$13,673

Transportation

$12,441

Food and Beverages

$9,628

Health Care

$5,109

Utilities

$4,855

$66,547

Median Household Expenditure

Housing

There are 14% more households who own their homes than there are renters.

Owners vs. Renters

Transportation

Residents spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work. Ridgefield is served by 20 airports within 50 miles. Rail can be accessed within the community. Interstates can be accessed within the community.

26min

Commute Travel Time

0 + 20(+50 miles)

Airports in Community

Interstate

In Community

Freight Rail

In Community

Taxes

Top State Corporate Income Tax

9%

Top State Corporate Capital Gains Tax

9%

Top State Personal Income Tax

8.97%

Top State Personal Capital Gains Tax

9%

State Sales Tax

7%

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