Ridgely, Maryland Population 2020

1,696

Ridgely is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 1,696, it is the 79th largest city in Maryland and the 8251st largest city in the United States. Ridgely is currently growing at a rate of 1.37% annually and its population has increased by 3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,639 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ridgely has a population density of 910 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgely is $63,691 with a poverty rate of 19.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $957 per month, and the median house value is $163,900. The median age in Ridgely is 36 years, 34.3 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Ridgely Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgely was:

  • White: 80.23%
  • Black or African American: 12.84%
  • Two or more races: 5.46%
  • Asian: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgely, Maryland is 1,696, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,650.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,639.

Ridgely, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,25080.23%
Black or African American20012.84%
Two or More Races855.46%
Asian191.22%
Some Other Race40.26%

Ridgely Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgely Median Age

36


Total

34.3


Male

39.4


Female

Ridgely Adults

There are 1,115 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Ridgely.

Ridgely Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgely Sex Ratio

Female

818

52.50%

Male

740

47.50%

Ridgely Households and Families

Ridgely Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgely Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.1%21.9%
Female69%31%
Male58.3%41.7%
All56.6%43.4%
Non Family26%74%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6022.5956.6
Married2883.4478.1
Non Family2311.2126
Female713.5269
Male123.1758.3

3.31

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgely Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade353.38%
9th to 12th Grade13713.25%
High School Graduate38437.14%
Some College22822.05%
Associates Degree848.12%
Bachelors Degree10710.35%
Graduate Degree595.71%

Ridgely Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White786641122
Black17216120
Hispanic483512
Multiple Races18185
Asian1077
Other Race444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,189$42,054$30,357
Less Than High School$$36,250$4,375
High School Grad$25,417$36,625$18,194
Some College$34,688$62,000$28,333
Bachelors Degree$51,250$105,781$41,818
Graduate Degree$65,000$60,625$69,000

$36,189

Average Earnings

$42,054

Average Male

$30,357

Average Female

Ridgely Language

Ridgely Language by Age

Ridgely Language

93.34% of Ridgely residents speak only English, while 6.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.63% of the population.

Ridgely Poverty

Ridgely Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,13721018.47%
Hispanic1185445.76%
Black2002713.50%
Multiple8555.88%

19.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.62%

Male Poverty Rate

24.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgely

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgely is Hispanic, with 45.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgely is Multiple, with 5.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.63%
Some College19.23%
High School13.54%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed36.11%
Male Employed9.86%
Female Employed7.45%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ridgely Income

Ridgely Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,119$63,691
Families$62,344$77,744
Married Families$78,929-
Non Families$26,307$37,310

Ridgely Marital Status

Ridgely Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgely Married by Age and Sex

Ridgely Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ridgely Marital Status by Race

Ridgely Veterans

87

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea33
Vietnam30
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War7
World War II
Age Group Veterans
75+33
65 to 7418
35 to 5418
18 to 3412
55 to 646
Name Veterans % of Total
White727.97%
Black63.61%
2 or More527.78%
Hispanic48.33%
Other4100.00%

$Ridgely Veterans by Education

8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgely Employment Status

64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgely Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.81%

Born in Maryland

96.85%

Native Born

3.15%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.85% of Ridgely residents were born in the United States, with 68.81% having been born in Maryland. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,696231.37%
20191,673231.39%
20181,650130.79%
20171,637231.43%
20161,61450.31%
20151,609-2-0.12%
20141,61130.19%
20131,608-5-0.31%
20121,613-10-0.62%
20111,623-15-0.92%
20101,6380.00%