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People

Total Population 283
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 178
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 45.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $32,321
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $38,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,909

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 94.7%
% Below Poverty Level 5.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $422
Median House Value $96,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.3%
Irish 23.7%

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

Ridgeway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles SW of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Winneshiek
Standard Zip Codes 52165
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.297
Longitude -91.987

Ridgeway 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 CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
Station NEW HAMPTON
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 24 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station WAUKON
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Calmar 1,049 $50,859
Cresco 3,865 $56,250
Decorah 8,009 $67,734
Fort Atkinson 267 $55,938

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

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  • Psychology (BA) (Online)
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  • Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
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  • Average class size of 20, with a student teacher ratio of 10:1.
  • Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • Diverse campus life with over 80 student organizations, including Greek-letter societies and academic honor societies.
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  • Graduate Certificate in Alcohol & Drug Counseling
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