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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 25,187, 9,089 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $672,869, Ridgefield house prices are not only among the most expensive in Connecticut, Ridgefield real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.
Ridgefield is a town of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Ridgefield than is found in 98% of the communities in America.
Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Ridgefield. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 83.66% of Ridgefield's homes, and 63.19% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.
There is a lot of housing in Ridgefield built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Ridgefield built between 1940-1969 ( 39.07%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 9.46%). There's also some housing in Ridgefield built between 2000 and later ( 9.28%).
Homes have actually lost value in Ridgefield over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 3.04% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Ridgefield home appreciation rates at -0.24%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.96%.
Over the last year, Ridgefield appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Ridgefield's appreciation rate has been 1.30%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Ridgefield were at -0.24%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -0.96%.
Notably, Ridgefield's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Connecticut, our data show that Ridgefield's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Connecticut.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Ridgefield differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Ridgefield - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Ridgefield real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$778,001 - $1,037,000||20.7|
|$518,001 - $778,000||32.9|
|$415,001 - $518,000||11.5|
|$311,001 - $415,000||7.7|
|$207,001 - $311,000||4.3|
|$104,001 - $207,000||1.9|
|$52,001 - $104,000||0.6|
|$0 - $52,000||1.3|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Ridgefield HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||9.3|
|1970 - 1999||42.2|
|1940 - 1969||39.1|
|1939 or Older||9.5|
|TYPE OF Ridgefield HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||6.4|
|SIZE OF Ridgefield HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||12.49|