Ryderwood, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ryderwood, Washington - Basic Facts

The Ryderwood Census Designated Place had a population of 458 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Ryderwood, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 458
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 363
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,850
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,081
Average Household Income $56,782
Per Capita Income $26,128


Total Housing Units 306 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (78.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 ( 5.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $161,392
Average Home Value $180,987


Total Households 255
Average Household Size 1.8
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.81% 1.61%
Households 1.75% 1.52%
Families 3.0% 1.48%
Median Household Income   5.72%
Per Capita Income   3.55%

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, 2018 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 # 479 24th
Population Density # 106 83rd
Diversity Index # 625 0th
Median Household Income # 582 7th
Per Capita Income # 427 32nd

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