Ridgefield, CT Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 3,070 housing units in Ridgefield. This represents a 13% growth from 2,717 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,986 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 84 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ridgefield is about 74.8%. Ridgefield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ridgefield were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.40%
One Bedroom17.20%
Two Bedrooms19.20%
Three Bedrooms24.60%
Four Bedrooms25.70%
Five Bedrooms or more11.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.71
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$429,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$350,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.82
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$1,125

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.70%
Second Mortgage5.60%
Home Equity Loan17.90%
Simple Mortgage52.20%
Debt Free23.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.9%