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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Ridgefield - Local
County: Fairfield County
Local Area Code: 203  Time Zone: Eastern  DST: Y
Location: (by ZIP) 41.272541 N, 73.497016 W
Population: (2000 census) = 23,643 (town)   

Ridgefield is located 54.4 miles ( 87.5 km )
--- heading 232o (southwest) from Hartford


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Population Data


Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

Total population

23,643

100.0

 

 

 

GENDER AND AGE

 

 

Male

11,381

48.1

Female

12,262

51.9

 

 

 

Under 5 years

1,913

8.1

5 to 9 years

2,260

9.6

10 to 14 years

2,074

8.8

15 to 19 years

1,303

5.5

20 to 24 years

428

1.8

25 to 34 years

1,953

8.3

35 to 44 years

4,623

19.6

45 to 54 years

4,059

17.2

55 to 59 years

1,446

6.1

60 to 64 years

1,001

4.2

65 to 74 years

1,476

6.2

75 to 84 years

791

3.3

85 years and over

316

1.3

 

 

 

Median age (years)

39.4

-

 

 

 

18 years and over

16,411

69.4

Male

7,745

32.8

Female

8,666

36.7

21 years and over

16,001

67.7

62 years and over

3,140

13.3

65 years and over

2,583

10.9

Male

1,108

4.7

Female

1,475

6.2

 

 

 

RACE

 

 

One race

23,477

99.3

White

22,726

96.1

Black or African American

146

0.6

American Indian and Alaska Native

22

0.1

Asian

492

2.1

Asian Indian

154

0.7

Chinese

145

0.6

Filipino

37

0.2

Japanese

30

0.1

Korean

66

0.3

Vietnamese

7

0.0

Other Asian 1

53

0.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

6

0.0

Native Hawaiian

1

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

1

0.0

Samoan

3

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

1

0.0

Some other race

85

0.4

Two or more races

166

0.7

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

22,878

96.8

Black or African American

181

0.8

American Indian and Alaska Native

60

0.3

Asian

572

2.4

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

7

0.0

Some other race

121

0.5

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

23,643

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

465

2.0

Mexican

78

0.3

Puerto Rican

76

0.3

Cuban

47

0.2

Other Hispanic or Latino

264

1.1

Not Hispanic or Latino

23,178

98.0

White alone

22,361

94.6

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

23,643

100.0

In households

23,461

99.2

Householder

8,433

35.7

Spouse

5,954

25.2

Child

8,161

34.5

Own child under 18 years

7,079

29.9

Other relatives

481

2.0

Under 18 years

139

0.6

Nonrelatives

432

1.8

Unmarried partner

198

0.8

In group quarters

182

0.8

Institutionalized population

117

0.5

Noninstitutionalized population

65

0.3

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

8,433

100.0

Family households (families)

6,609

78.4

With own children under 18 years

3,625

43.0

Married-couple family

5,954

70.6

With own children under 18 years

3,281

38.9

Female householder, no husband present

507

6.0

With own children under 18 years

279

3.3

Nonfamily households

1,824

21.6

Householder living alone

1,592

18.9

Householder 65 years and over

634

7.5

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

3,698

43.9

Households with individuals 65 years and over

1,800

21.3

 

 

 

Average household size

2.78

-

Average family size

3.21

-

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

8,877

100.0

Occupied housing units

8,433

95.0

Vacant housing units

444

5.0

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

156

1.8

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

0.7

-

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

8.7

-

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

8,433

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

7,201

85.4

Renter-occupied housing units

1,232

14.6

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.92

-

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

1.97

-

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census Data

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    Name = Connecticut
    Abbr = CT
    Cap. = Hartford
    Pop. = 3,405,565
    Statehood = Jan. 9, 1788
    Web = www.ct.gov
    Land Area = 4,845 sq.mi.
    Highest Point = Mt Frissell (2,380ft.)
    Lowest Point = Long Island Sound
    (Sea Level)

    Area Code(s) = 203 475 860 
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    Ned Lamont

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