U.S. Beacon September 27, 2022

Ridgefield, CT

Fairfield County, Connecticut

Latitude: 41.273511     Longitude: -73.492667
Population 7,212 (2000)
Elevation of Ridgefield, Connecticut: 725 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0963900, place: Ridgefield CDP, Connecticut)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 5,481 (100%)
In labor force: 3,675 (67.05%)
--Civilian labor force: 3,675 (67.05%)
----Employed: 3,579 (65.3%)
----Unemployed: 96 (1.75%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 2.6%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 1,806 (32.95%)
Females 16 years and over: 2,996 (54.66%)
In labor force: 1,694 (30.91%)
--Civilian labor force: 1,694 (30.91%)
----Employed: 1,660 (30.29%)
Own children under 6 years: 624 (11.38%)
All parents in family in labor force: 280 (5.11%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 3,530 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 2,872 (81.36%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 163 (4.62%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 140 (3.97%)
Walked: 75 (2.12%)
Other means: 6 (0.17%)
Worked at home: 274 (7.76%)
Mean travel time to work: 32.1 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 3,579 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 2,169 (60.6%)
Service occupations: 273 (7.63%)
Sales and office occupations: 865 (24.17%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 0 (0%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 185 (5.17%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 87 (2.43%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 8 (0.22%)
Construction: 197 (5.5%)
Manufacturing: 410 (11.46%)
Wholesale trade.: 64 (1.79%)
Retail trade: 414 (11.57%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 52 (1.45%)
Information: 164 (4.58%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 527 (14.72%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 680 (19%)
Educational, health and social services: 673 (18.8%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 167 (4.67%)
Other services (except public administration): 160 (4.47%)
Public administration: 63 (1.76%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 2,968 (82.93%)
Government workers: 304 (8.49%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 307 (8.58%)
Unpaid family workers: 0 (0%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 2,966 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 161 (5.43%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 122 (4.11%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 189 (6.37%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 252 (8.5%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 295 (9.95%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 400 (13.49%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 254 (8.56%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 467 (15.75%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 304 (10.25%)
$200,000 or more: 522 (17.6%)
Median household income: $81,179

With earnings: 2,446 (82.47%)
--Mean earnings: $116,782
With Social Security income: 661 (22.29%)
--Mean Social Security income: $13,155
With Supplemental Security Income: 48 (1.62%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $12,043
With public assistance income: 16 (0.54%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,206
With retirement income: 409 (13.79%)
--Mean retirement income: $22,251

Families: 2,004 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 30 (1.5%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 39 (1.95%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 31 (1.55%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 94 (4.69%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 104 (5.19%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 299 (14.92%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 177 (8.83%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 418 (20.86%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 296 (14.77%)
$200,000 or more: 516 (25.75%)
Median family income: $127,327

Per capita income: $46,843

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $93,084
Female full-time, year-round workers: $47,232

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 34 (1.7%)
--With related children under 18 years: 20 (1%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 25 (1.25%)
--With related children under 18 years: 20 (1%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Individuals: 229 (11.43%)
--18 years and over: 197 (9.83%)
----65 years and over: 68 (3.39%)
--Related children under 18 years: 32 (1.6%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 32 (1.6%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 138 (6.89%)

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