Ridgway, Colorado Population 2022

1,135
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Ridgway is a city located in Ouray County Colorado. Ridgway has a 2020 population of 1,135. Ridgway is currently growing at a rate of 2.90% annually and its population has increased by 27.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 891 in 2010.

The average household income in Ridgway is $82,408 with a poverty rate of 15.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,120 per month, and the median house value is $401,500. The median age in Ridgway is 50.1 years, 50.5 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Ridgway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgwaywas:

  • White: 96.98%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgway, Colorado is 1,135 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,135.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 891.

Ridgway, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96296.98%
Two or More Races272.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.30%
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Ridgway Population by Race

Ridgway Population Pyramid $2022

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Ridgway Median Age

50.1


Total

50.5


Male

47.8


Female

Ridgway Adults

There are 844 adults, (194 of whom are seniors) in Ridgway.

Ridgway Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgway Sex Ratio

Female

492

49.60%

Male

500

50.40%

Ridgway Population by Age

Ridgway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male43.8%56.3%
Non Family43.8%56.3%
All59.6%40.4%
Female64.3%35.7%
Married77.8%22.2%

59.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5201.9159.6
Non Family2561.1643.8
Married2342.6477.8
Male162.4443.8
Female142.7964.3

2.58

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

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Ridgway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate11214.38%
Some College20626.44%
Associates Degree648.22%
Bachelors Degree22128.37%
Graduate Degree17622.59%
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Ridgway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White714714378
Hispanic353519
2+ Races2727
Islander33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 54.29%.

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,429$43,295$37,386
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$52,639$54,722$40,417
Some College$25,938$36,042$21,705
Bachelors Degree$44,018$58,281$35,938
Graduate Degree$57,813$$

$39,429

Average Earnings

$43,295

Average Male

$37,386

Average Female

Ridgway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgway Language by Age

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Ridgway Language

94.36% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Ridgway Language

Ridgway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White92711912.84%
Multiple2727100.00%
Hispanic351028.57%
OtherNaN%

15.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.40%

Male Poverty Rate

17.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is White, with 12.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Hispanic, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.40%.

Ridgway Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College27.41%
High School12.50%
Bachelors or Greater11.34%
Less Than 9th GradeNaN%

Ridgway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed21.05%
Male Employed12.76%
Female Employed10.53%

Ridgway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,235$82,408
Families$96,250$119,959
Married Families$95,625-
Non Families$29,375$41,321
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Income by Household Type

Ridgway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgway Married by Age and Sex

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Ridgway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ridgway Marital Status by Race

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Ridgway Marital Status

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112

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam84
First Gulf War28
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

Ridgway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7465
55 to 6435
35 to 5412
75+
18 to 34

Ridgway Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11213.76%
Hispanic1028.57%

Ridgway Veterans by Race

Ridgway Veterans by Education

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12.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgway Veterans by Education

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66.5%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgway Employment by Age

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Ridgway Employment by Race

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Ridgway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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19.86%

Born in Ridgway

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

1.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 19.86% having been born in Colorado. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Ridgway Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20221,135322.90%
20211,103322.99%
20201,071323.08%
20191,039323.18%
20181,007222.23%
2017985141.44%
2016971434.63%
2015928171.87%
201491191.00%
201390250.56%
2012897151.70%
2011882-9-1.01%
20108910.00%

Ridgway Population by Year