Ridgefield, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 2,147. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,869 (+33.6% change)
Males: 1,063 (49.5%), Females: 1,084 (50.5%)

Clark County

Zip code: 98642

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $46,012
Median house value: $157,800

Races in Ridgefield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.2%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)

Ancestries: German (22.4%), United States (15.1%), English (12.9%), Irish (10.2%), Norwegian (7.2%), French (4.5%).

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 5.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgefield

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgefield city

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 12.4%

2.4% Foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.5% North America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +772 (+56.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgefield:

  • S W WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; VANCOUVER, WA)
  • LEGACY EMANUEL HOSPITAL & HEALTH CTR (about 20 miles; PORTLAND, OR)
  • LEGACY GOOD SAMARITAN HOSP & MED CTR (about 20 miles; PORTLAND, OR)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgefield:

  • PORTLAND INTL (about 19 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Abbreviation: PDX)
  • MC MINNVILLE MUNI (about 52 miles; MC MINNVILLE, OR; Abbreviation: MMV)
  • MCNARY FLD (about 66 miles; SALEM, OR; Abbreviation: SLE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgefield:

Amtrak station near Ridgefield:

  • 14 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.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgefield:

  • CLARK COLLEGE (about 13 miles; VANCOUVER, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND (about 16 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,683)
  • PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 13,255)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE (about 25 miles; PORTLAND, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,795)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 30 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • PORTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; Portland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 12,132)
  • MT HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GRESHAM, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,867)

Schools

Public high school in Ridgefield:

  • RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 637; Location: 2630 S HILLHURST ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgefield:

  • SOUTH RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 453; Location: 502 NW 199TH STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • UNION RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 430; Location: 330 NORTH FIFTH STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • VIEW RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 323; Location: 510 PIONEER STREET; Grades: 07 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Ridgefield:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 290; Location: 2810 NE 259TH STREET; Grades: PK – 8)