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People

Total Population 898
Male Share of the Population 43.9%
Female Share of the Population 56.1%
Senior Citizens 20%
Employed Population 16+ 437
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 52%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 52.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,889
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 8.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 21.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $874
Median House Value $340,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0%
English 16.9%
Irish 20%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ridgway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 166 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Ouray
Standard Zip Codes 81432
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.152
Longitude -107.761

Ridgway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RIDGWAY
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 38 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 81 F
Oct Temp 27 to 62 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station TELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 37 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 41 to 77 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
Station LAKE CITY
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 35 F
Apr Temp 22 to 55 F
Jul Temp 44 to 77 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Montrose 18,970 $54,815
Mountain Village 1,405 $67,734
Ouray 853 $95,848
Silverton 552 $46,875
Telluride 2,019 $69,659

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ridgway Public Libraries

Library
Ridgway Library District
525 CLINTON
Ridgway, Colorado
(970) 626-5252

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Ridgway High Schools

RIDGWAY HIGH SCHOOL
1115 WEST CLINTON STREET
970-626-5468
Serves 89 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

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