Ridgeway, Missouri

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Ridgeway, Missouri

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High Points

Ridgeway strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Missouri):

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Affordability of Rents
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Top 2% trophy Ridgeway Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Ridgeway, Missouri

Comparing Ridgeway to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Female Share of the Population 2 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Housing Recently Built 4 3

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Ridgeway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 64 miles NE of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles N of Kansas City, Missouri
County Harrison
Standard Zip Codes 64481
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.378
Longitude -93.936

Ridgeway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station SPICKARD 7 W
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 33 F
Apr Temp 36 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 67 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.4 inches
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Ridgeway Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 530 100%
Male 267 50.4%
Female 263 49.6%
Under 18 127 24%
18+ 403 76%
65+ 109 20.6%
Median Age 41.7
Average Family Size 2.92
White 517 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 2.1%

Estimated Ridgeway Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 536
Growth 6
Growth % 1.1%

Ridgeway Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 31.9%
English 15.5%
German 14.2%
Scotch-Irish 8.8%
Irish 7.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.9%
Scottish 4%
Norwegian 4%
Swedish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Italian 2.2%
Dutch 1.3%
European 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ridgeway 530 $26,250
Bethany 3,087 $35,023
Blythedale 233 $27,500
Cainsville 370 $26,944
Eagleville 321 $29,250
Mount Moriah 143 $28,750
New Hampton 349 $40,536
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Ridgeway High Schools (2004)

Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 5.5

Ridgeway Colleges

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