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Ryderwood, Washington
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Country United States
State Washington
County Cowlitz
 • Total 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Land 0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
266 ft (81 m)
 • Total 395
Time zone UTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 360
FIPS code 53-60580
GNIS feature ID 2586746

Ryderwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in Cowlitz County, Washington, west of the city of Vader. The population was 395 as of the 2010 census.


Ryderwood is located at 46°22′30″N 123°2′39″W / 46.37500°N 123.04417°W / 46.37500; -123.04417 (46.374868, -123.044179).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.42 km²), of which all of it (100.0%) is land and none of it (0.0%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 395
2010 U.S. Census

As of the census of 2010, there were 395 people, 221 households, and 134 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,453.4 people per square mile (948.9/km2). There were 266 housing units at an average density of 1,652.2/sq mi (639.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 1.3% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 221 households, out of which 5.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 26.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.15.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 2.5% under the age of 18, 0.8% from 18 to 24, 2.5% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 69.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 68.7 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

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