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People

Total Population 3,986
Male Share of the Population 50.5%
Female Share of the Population 49.5%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,869
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 47.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.1%
Median Earnings25+ $35,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,690

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,067
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.4%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $73,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 17.1%

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

Ridgway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SE of Erie, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Elk
Standard Zip Codes 15853
Phone Area Codes 814
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.42
Longitude -78.728

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 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station CLERMONT 8 SW
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station BROOKVILLE SEWAGE PLT
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Portland Mills (15853)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brockway 1,975 $56,316
Falls Creek 1,160 $47,938
Johnsonburg 2,465 $49,500
Kane 3,658 $55,341

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

Ridgway Public Libraries

Library
Ridgway Free Public Library
329 CENTER ST
Ridgway, Pennsylvania
(814) 773-7573

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Ridgway High Schools

RIDGWAY AREA HS
814-773-3164
Serves 381 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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