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Demographics

People

Total Population1,064
Male Share of the Population46.5%
Female Share of the Population53.5%
Senior Citizens18%
Employed Population 16+552
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married49.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.6%
Median Earnings25+$35,147
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,771

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,786
% Above Poverty Level81.1%
% Below Poverty Level18.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home10.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work14.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,108
Median House Value$372,200

Ancestry

Irish20.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
German16.2%
English13.7%
Scottish5.2%
Dutch4.5%
Italian3.9%
Norwegian3.7%
Swedish3.3%
Polish3.3%
French Except Basque2.8%
Russian1.2%
Czech0.9%
Danishn0.9%
Albanian0.9%
Austrian0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
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Ridgway Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ouray County
Standard Zip Codes81432
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.15
Approximate Longitude-107.75

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)

StationRIDGWAY
Distance1.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 38 F
Apr Temp26 to 56 F
Jul Temp46 to 81 F
Oct Temp27 to 62 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
StationTELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance15.2 miles
Jan Temp2 to 37 F
Apr Temp22 to 51 F
Jul Temp41 to 77 F
Oct Temp23 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.4 inches
StationLAKE CITY
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 35 F
Apr Temp22 to 55 F
Jul Temp44 to 77 F
Oct Temp26 to 61 F
Annual Precip14.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Montrose18,918$57,031
Mountain Village1,636$70,852
Ouray784$71,406
Silverton500$54,219
Telluride1,921$74,712

Ridgway Public Libraries

Ridgway Public Library District
300 CHARLES STREET
Ridgway, Colorado
(970) 626-5252

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Ridgway Public Schools

Ridgway Elementary School
1115 West Clinton Street
ZIP: 81432
Primary
Total Enrollment 157
Ridgway High School
1200 Green Street
ZIP: 81432
High
Total Enrollment 105
Ridgway Middle School
1200 Green Street
ZIP: 81432
Middle
Total Enrollment 94
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