Ryderwood, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Ryderwood, Washington - Basic Facts

The Ryderwood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cowlitz County at latitude 46.3749 and longitude -123.0442. Cowlitz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 262 feet.

The formal official name is the Ryderwood Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Ryderwood, Washington.

The U5 Census Class Code for Ryderwood indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Ryderwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Ryderwood Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

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Ryderwood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 393
Population in Households 393
Population in Familes 309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,446
Diversity Index2 9
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 221
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 147
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 7.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $125,862
Average Home Value $158,207
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,461
Average Household Income $52,422
Per Capita Income $24,348
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% -0.1%
Households 0.0% -0.09%
Families 2.2% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Ryderwood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ryderwood to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 495 21st
Population Density1 # 126 80th
Diversity Index2 # 625 1st
Median Household Income # 554 12th
Per Capita Income # 361 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.