Most Expensive Ridgefield Neighborhoods
Ridgefield is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,123 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ridgefield is the 130th largest community in Washington. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Ridgefield, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Ridgefield, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Ridgefield’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Ridgefield does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $91,205.
Ridgefield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Ridgefield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some cities, Ridgefield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ridgefield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ridgefield is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgefield who work in management occupations (16.74%), office and administrative support (11.15%) and healthcare (7.91%).
Also of interest is that Ridgefield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Ridgefield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ridgefield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ridgefield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Ridgefield, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.10 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small city, Ridgefield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Ridgefield citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.55% of adults in Ridgefield have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ridgefield in 2010 was $33,986, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,944 for a family of four.
The people who call Ridgefield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgefield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ridgefield include German, Irish, English, Ukrainian, Norwegian and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Ridgefield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,810|
|RIDGEFIELD HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.76%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.24%|
|TYPE OF RIDGEFIELD HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||92.70%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF RIDGEFIELD HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||13.09%|
|AGE OF RIDGEFIELD HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||58.37%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||22.24%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||11.39%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.00%|
|RIDGEFIELD REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$428,056|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,530|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||0.42%|
|$71,001 - $143,000||0.98%|
|$143,001 - $285,000||19.96%|
|$285,001 - $428,000||32.00%|
|$428,001 - $570,000||33.33%|
|$570,001 - $713,000||5.25%|
|$713,001 - $1,069,000||7.49%|
|$1,069,001 - $1,425,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF RIDGEFIELD||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.60%|
|5 TO 17||24.68%|
|18 TO 24||3.98%|
|25 TO 34||6.40%|
|35 TO 54||39.25%|
|55 TO 64||12.54%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||7.54%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.27%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$91,205|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$33,986|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.78%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.01%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.12%)
Public Service (6.62%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.76%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.32%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.46%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.40%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (26.41%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (85.90%)
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