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Ridgefield, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Ridgefield had a population of 6,881 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgefield is located at latitude 45.8176 and longitude -122.672 in Clark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ridgefield (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Clark County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 112 feet.

The City of Ridgefield (GNIS ID: 2410945) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Ridgefield is located within Ridgefield Division of Clark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridgefield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridgefield: Union Ridge.

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Ridgefield, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,881
Daytime Population: Workers 1,702
Daytime Population: Residents 3,599
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,301
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 6,880
Population in Familes 6,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 972
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $96,462
Average Household Income $118,155
Per Capita Income $39,202


Total Housing Units 2,343 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,795 (76.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $373,774
Average Home Value $436,776


Total Households 2,285
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 1,840
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 5.21% 2.91%
Households 5.12% 2.88%
Families 5.38% 2.85%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

Ridgefield, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgefield to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 163 74th
Population Density # 305 52nd
Diversity Index # 425 32nd
Median Household Income # 59 91st
Per Capita Income # 115 82nd

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