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People

Total Population 838
Male Share of the Population 53.7%
Female Share of the Population 46.3%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 361
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,313
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.1%
Median Gross Rent $483
Median House Value $65,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 9.1%

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

Ridge Farm Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 32 miles NW of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 79 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vermilion
Standard Zip Codes 61870
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.895
Longitude -87.651

Ridge Farm 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 PERRYSVILLE 4 WNW
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Station DANVILLE
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station ROCKVILLE
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chrisman 1,346 $55,893
Georgetown 3,413 $46,186

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

Ridge Farm Public Libraries

Library
Elwood Twp. Carnegie Library
104 N. STATE ST.
Ridge Farm, Illinois
(217) 247-2820

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