Ridgeley, West Virginia

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Ridgeley, West Virginia

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High Points

Ridgeley strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Ridgeley Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Ridgeley Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Ridgeley Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Ridgeley Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Ridgeley Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Ridgeley, West Virginia

Comparing Ridgeley to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 7 5
Racial Diversity 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 4 7
Age of the Population 4 2
Male Share of the Population 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 8
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 7
Median Family Income 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
People Living Alone 9 7
Affordability of Rents 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 9
Low Violent Crime 10 8

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Ridgeley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles W of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mineral
Metro Area Cumberland
Standard Zip Codes 26753
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.641
Longitude -78.774

Ridgeley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.3 inches
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Ridgeley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 762 100%
Male 355 46.6%
Female 407 53.4%
Under 18 205 26.9%
18+ 557 73.1%
65+ 142 18.6%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.03
White 755 99.1%
African-American 4 0.5%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 2.5%

Estimated Ridgeley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 709
Growth -53
Growth % -7%

Ridgeley 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 25.4%
German 25.4%
Irish 18.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
English 5.3%
Italian 5.1%
Polish 1.5%
Welsh 1.5%
Scottish 1.3%
European 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.7%
British 0.7%
African 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Patterson Creek (26753)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ridgeley 762 $36,042
Keyser 5,303 $32,708
Paw Paw 524 $30,250
Piedmont 1,014 $26,964
Romney 1,940 $34,271
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Ridgeley High Schools (2004)

RR 3 BOX 169
Serves 609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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