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People

Total Population 804
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 23.5%
Employed Population 16+ 345
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,281
% Above Poverty Level 80.4%
% Below Poverty Level 19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 43%
Median Gross Rent $407
Median House Value $66,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 17.7%

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

Ridgway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Gallatin
Standard Zip Codes 62979
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.799
Longitude -88.261

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 HARRISBURG
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches
Station MCLEANSBORO
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ridgway, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Fork (62979)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Eldorado 4,103 $33,690
Equality 551 $53,750

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

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