Ridgefield, Washington

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Population in 2019: 9,153 (87% urban, 13% rural).
Population change since 2000: +326.3%
Males: 4,327  (47.3%)
Females: 4,826  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 98642.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $103,659 (it was $46,012 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$103,659
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,515 (it was $21,696 in 2000)

Ridgefield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $452,234 (it was $160,500 in 2000)
Ridgefield:

$452,234
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $422,381; detached houses: $425,859

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,906.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgefield: 103.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.9%
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  • Races in Ridgefield, WA (2019)
    • 6,93986.6%White alone
    • 3824.8%Asian alone
    • 1982.5%Two or more races
    • 1832.3%Hispanic
    • 1792.2%Black alone
    • 791.0%American Indian alone

Races in Ridgefield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ridgefield, Washington as of July 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgefield is 2,110 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ridgefield by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(34.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.1)
1
(15.4)
1
(14.6)
2
(26.6)
2
(23.4)
3
(33.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
2
(44.0)
1
(21.4)
2
(42.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.7)
1
(11.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
1
(21.1)
2
(41.3)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(51.2)
3
(46.1)
5
(73.0)
5
(66.4)
5
(58.5)
6
(67.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(1,268)
34
(845.1)
11
(241.9)
10
(213.6)
17
(358.7)
10
(206.7)
8
(163.3)
8
(147.4)
2
(34.2)
22
(337.9)
21
(306.5)
13
(172.6)
15
(175.4)
16
(178.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
73
(2,502)
66
(1,641)
86
(1,891)
47
(1,004)
39
(823.0)
53
(1,095)
49
(1,000)
56
(1,032)
54
(922.1)
76
(1,167)
57
(831.9)
50
(663.8)
72
(841.9)
58
(647.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(582.6)
12
(298.3)
7
(153.9)
2
(42.7)
5
(105.5)
5
(103.3)
1
(20.4)
2
(36.9)
3
(51.2)
6
(92.2)
6
(87.6)
12
(159.3)
3
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
5
(73.0)
1
(13.3)
2
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index262.9161.1118.169.283.474.873.560.167.3103.888.085.982.782.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ridgefield, WA

Crime rate in Ridgefield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Washington average:

1.44
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Ridgefield, WA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (18.6%), European (11.5%), German (9.3%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.2%), Italian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 5.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,794 people per square mile   (low).

Ridgefield, Washington map

430 residents are foreign born

This city:

5.4%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,752 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,860 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vancouver, WA (13.9 miles , pop. 143,560).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (20.7 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (843.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

La Center, WA (2.1 miles ),
Duluth, WA (2.1 miles ),
St. Helens, OR (2.3 miles ),
Warren, OR (2.4 miles ),
Woodland, WA (2.6 miles ),
Columbia City, OR (2.6 miles ),
Pine Grove, WA (2.6 miles),
Mount Vista, WA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 45.82 N, Longitude: 122.73 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Ridgefield, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ridgefield, WA in 2019

Property values in Ridgefield, WA

Ridgefield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

5.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +772 (+56.1%).
Most common industries in Ridgefield, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.3%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Ridgefield, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Ridgefield, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridgefield, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 78.1. This is about average.

City:

78.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.260. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.260
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.75. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.75
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.434
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.27. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.27
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00810. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00810
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Ridgefield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1488% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Ridgefield center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Ridgefield center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 381.3 miles away from Ridgefield center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 334.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clark County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winds: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgefield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridgefield:

  • RIDGEFIELD CARE FACILITY (104 PIONEER AVE PO BOX 399)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ridgefield:

  • MOOREHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LA CENTER, WA)
  • PNRS ST HELENS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • ST HELENS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • MEADOW PARK HEALTH AND SPECIALTY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT HELENS, OR)
  • LEGACY SALMON CREEK MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES - SALMON CREEK (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SCAPPOOSE, OR)

Amtrak stations near Ridgefield:

  • 13 miles: VANCOUVER (FOOT OF W. 11TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PORTLAND (800 NW 6TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgefield:

  • Clark College (about 14 miles; Vancouver, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,330)
  • University of Portland (about 17 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Concordia University-Portland (about 18 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,996)
  • Portland State University (about 22 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 21,450)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 25 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Lewis & Clark College (about 26 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 2,864)
  • Portland Community College (about 27 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Public high school in Ridgefield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgefield:

Private elementary/middle school in Ridgefield:

  • MT VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 115, Location: 2810 NE 259TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ridgefield: Clark County Fire and Rescue Station 21 (A), Clark County Fire and Rescue Station 24 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ridgefield: Abrams Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Clark County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

79.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
61 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Ridgefield (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Ridgefield Branch at 228 Simon Street, branch established on 1954/08/16. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield:

Marital status in Ridgefield, WA
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield:

  • High school or higher: 97.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ridgefield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Ridgefield:

(Ridgefield, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Ridgefield, WA (based on Clark County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,413191
Catholic26,8869
Other22,59060
Mainline Protestant12,63337
Black Protestant3782
Orthodox611
None304,402-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
Clark County:

1.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
Clark County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 93
Clark County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 239
This county:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Clark County:

27.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ridgefield:

53.8%
Washington:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.7%
Washington:

47.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Washington:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.0%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ridgefield:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ridgefield:

35.8%
Washington:

32.8%

General health condition:
Here:

61.5%
Washington:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.1%
State:

79.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgefield, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 15$60,088$48,0700$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$70,582$94,1090$0
Other Government Administration 6$21,242$42,4847$8,857
Water Supply 5$31,810$76,3440$0
Financial Administration 3$21,066$84,2640$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,716$34,2960$0
Streets and Highways 2$8,614$51,6840$0
Police - Other 1$4,698$56,3760$0
Sewerage 1$6,772$81,2640$0
Totals for Government 44$230,588$62,8887$8,857

Ridgefield government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,671,000 ($182.56)
    Regular Highways: $607,000 ($66.32)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,332,000 ($145.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,136,000 ($124.11)
    General - Other: $1,034,000 ($112.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,031,000 ($112.64)
    Sewerage: $769,000 ($84.02)
    Regular Highways: $443,000 ($48.40)
    Financial Administration: $427,000 ($46.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $360,000 ($39.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($3.50)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($4.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000 ($13.98)
    Other - Police Protection: $103,000 ($11.25)
    Other - Sewerage: $97,000 ($10.60)
    Other - Water Utilities: $82,000 ($8.96)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.98)
    Other - General - Other: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,689,000 ($293.78)
    Natural Resources - Other: $465,000 ($50.80)
    General - Other: $147,000 ($16.06)
    Police Protection: $144,000 ($15.73)
    Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($5.68)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($3.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($3.39)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,855,000 ($311.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($4.37)

Ridgefield government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $985,000 ($107.61)
    Other: $714,000 ($78.01)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $3,000 ($0.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($0.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,620,000 ($286.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $83,000 ($9.07)
    Rents: $79,000 ($8.63)
    Sale of Property: $42,000 ($4.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($3.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($2.29)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,396,000 ($152.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $431,000 ($47.09)
    Housing and Community Development: $123,000 ($13.44)
    General Local Government Support: $86,000 ($9.40)
    Other: $74,000 ($8.08)
  • Tax - Other License: $1,860,000 ($203.21)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,436,000 ($156.89)
    Property: $988,000 ($107.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $943,000 ($103.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $899,000 ($98.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $20,000 ($2.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($0.66)

Ridgefield government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,150,000 ($562.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,437,000 ($375.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,281,000 ($358.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,568,000 ($171.31)

7.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($335 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Multnomah County, OR  1.49% ($54,829 average AGI)
from Washington County, OR  0.62% ($63,341)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.48% ($69,292)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($511 average AGI)
Clark County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Multnomah County, OR  0.95% ($51,661 average AGI)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.54% ($47,300)
to Washington County, OR  0.39% ($55,448)

Businesses in Ridgefield, WA

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgefield:

  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKGT (1150 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: WESTERN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXX (910 AM; 10 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1 kW; ST. HELENS, OR)
  • KUPL (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KDZR (1640 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgefield:

  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVO (105.9 FM; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; SCAPPOOSE, OR; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KKSN-FM (97.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Ridgefield:

  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPXG-LP (Channel 54; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K14HN (Channel 14; VANCOUVER/CAMAS, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
Ridgefield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Ridgefield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • $13,763,000Total costs
  • 97,950Total average daily traffic
  • 15,335Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,616Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$255,5916$288,53539$260,0811$63,4101$185,0301$75,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$390,8707$275,1140$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$267,6303$231,24015$275,7260$02$235,8551$156,630
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$280,3601$545,6708$316,9650$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$232,9750$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$236,6300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$184,0501$170,270
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridgefield, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridgefield, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 59. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 102 took place in 2006, and the least - 12 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridgefield, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.0%), and Structure Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridgefield, WA
    • 44544.0%Outside Fires
    • 25024.7%Structure Fires
    • 23523.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 818.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgefield, WA
Most common first names in Ridgefield, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6674.3 years
Charles4179.2 years
Robert4071.8 years
William3876.5 years
James3073.5 years
Mary2980.7 years
Margaret2683.4 years
Dorothy2382.0 years
Helen2179.2 years
George2074.9 years
Most common last names in Ridgefield, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2879.2 years
Brown1773.8 years
Smith1774.6 years
Williams1375.5 years
Anderson1374.5 years
Jones1170.3 years
Davis1175.6 years
Wilson1075.2 years
Bryant982.7 years
Taylor981.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgefield, WA
  • 74.8%Utility gas
  • 25.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgefield, WA
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas


Ridgefield compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Ridgefield on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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