Ridgefield in Fairfield county, Connecticut

Ridgefield, CT

A pleasant rural setting make the historic New England town of Ridgefield an ideal location for family living and outdoor enjoyment.

The town is home to the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, a leading venue for the world's best contemporary artists. The Museum presents three major exhibitions and six to seven smaller exhibitions annually, featuring thematic and one-person exhibitions.

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a year-round venue for concerts, children's shows and other performances. The Theater Barn has been providing quality live theater entertainment for over 40 years. The Community Symphony Orchestra performs various concerts throughout each year.

The Garden of Ideas is home to a unique selection of plants, bugs, and birds on 12 acres of marsh, woodland, meadow and vegetable plots. There is also a retail nursery with unusual plants and garden accessories.

The town's natural terrain includes over 1,850 acres of protected open space and the recreation department offers an abundance of leisure and athletic activities, such as swimming, fishing and boating.

Ridgefield, CT Community Overview - Sales, Demographics, and Schools

Ridgefield, CT Single Family Home Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$705K
Up 11.5 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
$721K
Down 17.2 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Single Family Homes
151
Up 10.2 % since November 2015

Ridgefield, CT Single Family Home Sales by Quarter

Ridgefield, CT Condo Sales Overview

Median Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$462K
Up 100.0 % since November 2015
Average Sales Price
November 2016 - Condos
$384K
Up 100.0 % since November 2015
Days on Market
November 2016 - Condos
98
Up 100.0 % since November 2015

Ridgefield, CT Condo Sales by Quarter

Demographic Information for Ridgefield, CT

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 1.44 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 724.5
Household Size (people) 2.77
Households w/ Children 42.77 %
Annual Residential Turnover 8.07 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $1,098
One Bedroom $1,360
Two Bedroom $1,731
Three Bedroom $2,184
Four Bedroom $2,582

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 24,993
Households: 8,940
Median Age: 46.07

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $148,403)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
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School Information for Ridgefield, CT

Public Elementary

School

RIDGEBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
112 BENNETTS FARM RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

FARMINGVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
324 FARMINGVILLE RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

SCOTLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
111 BARLOW MOUNTAIN RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

VETERANS PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
8 GOVERNOR ST
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

BRANCHVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: K-5
40 FLORIDA RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

BARLOW MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-5
115 BARLOW MOUNTAIN RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

Public Middle

School

EAST RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
10 E RIDGE RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

SCOTTS RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
750 N SALEM RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

Public High

School

RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
700 N SALEM RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

Private/Catholic

School

RIDGEFIELD ACADEMY
Grades: K-8
223 W MOUNTAIN RD
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

ST. MARY SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
183 HIGH RIDGE AVE
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

MAIMONIDES ACADEMY
Grades: PRESCHOOL-K
46 PEACEABLE ST
RIDGEFIELD, CT 06877

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Ridgefield, CT Community Map and Commute Information

Commuting to and from Ridgefield, CT

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