Ryderwood, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Ryderwood Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Ryderwood Content

Also See: Ryderwood, WA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Ryderwood, Washington - Basic Facts

The Ryderwood Census Designated Place had a population of 409 as of July 1, 2016. Ryderwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ryderwood is located at latitude 46.3749 and longitude -123.0442 in Cowlitz County. 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. Cowlitz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Ryderwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586746) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ryderwood Census Designated Place is located within Castle Rock Division of Cowlitz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ryderwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Ryderwood Census Designated Place, WA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | WA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Castle Rock Division | Cowlitz County | Washington Counties

Search the map for:

Ryderwood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 409
Population in Households 409
Population in Familes 322
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,545
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 228
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $137,963
Average Home Value $150,122


Median Household Income $33,767
Average Household Income $51,504
Per Capita Income $23,822
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.44%
Households 0.5% 0.35%
Families 2.04% 0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   0.23%
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.

Ryderwood, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ryderwood to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 491 22nd
Population Density1 # 117 81st
Diversity Index2 # 623 1st
Median Household Income # 591 6th
Per Capita Income # 434 31st

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

Washington Research Tools

Washington Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Washington Census Data
Highest or Lowest: