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People

Total Population804
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens23.5%
Employed Population 16+345
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.5%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,281
% Above Poverty Level80.4%
% Below Poverty Level19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work6.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone43%
Median Gross Rent$407
Median House Value$66,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.7%
US/American0%
English8.8%
Irish17.7%

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

Ridgway Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City123 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
CountyGallatin
Standard Zip Codes62979
Phone Area Codes618
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude37.799
Longitude-88.261

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)

StationHARRISBURG
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp45 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationCARMI 3
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 40 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.3 inches
StationMCLEANSBORO
Distance25.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

North Fork (62979)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eldorado4,103$33,690
Equality551$53,750

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

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