Ridgway, Colorado Population 2020

1,044

Ridgway is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 1,044, it is the 146th largest city in Colorado and the 10137th largest city in the United States. Ridgway is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 12.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 924 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ridgway has a population density of 565 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgway is $60,239 with a poverty rate of 18.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,111 per month, and the median house value is $389,100. The median age in Ridgway is 44.2 years, 43.4 years for males, and 44.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Ridgway Demographics

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

  • White: 93.77%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Native American: 2.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgway, Colorado is 1,044, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,016.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 924.

Ridgway, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99493.77%
Two or More Races383.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native242.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.38%

Ridgway Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgway Median Age

44.2


Total

43.4


Male

44.9


Female

Ridgway Adults

There are 878 adults, (175 of whom are seniors) in Ridgway.

Ridgway Age Dependency

50.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgway Sex Ratio

Female

548

51.70%

Male

512

48.30%

Ridgway Households and Families

Ridgway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.4%30.6%
Female69.2%30.8%
All56.9%43.1%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Male40%60%

56.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5341.9956.9
Non Family2821.2447.9
Married2192.7869.4
Male203.140
Female13369.2

2.72

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

11%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgway Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade0.00%
High School Graduate14217.34%
Some College18722.83%
Associates Degree587.08%
Bachelors Degree27833.94%
Graduate Degree15418.80%

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White696696387
Hispanic575721
Multiple Races3838
Native American242424
Islander44

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,083$40,469$35,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$36,650$36,563$36,731
Some College$24,625$35,729$
Bachelors Degree$47,500$49,875$43,750
Graduate Degree$52,552$53,125$44,861

$37,083

Average Earnings

$40,469

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Ridgway Language

Ridgway Language by Age

Ridgway Language

90.37% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 9.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.35% of the population.

Ridgway Poverty

Ridgway Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89114616.39%
Multiple3838100.00%
Hispanic971010.31%

18.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.50%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Hispanic, with 10.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.80%.

Name Poverty
Some College32.24%
Bachelors or Greater17.13%
High School12.68%
Less Than High SchoolNaN%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed14.75%
Male Employed12.26%

Ridgway Income

Ridgway Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,788$60,239
Families$65,625$77,942
Married Families$67,344-
Non Families$30,556$41,847

Ridgway Marital Status

Ridgway Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgway Married by Age and Sex

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

Ridgway Veterans

78

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War4
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7449
55 to 6418
35 to 5411
75+
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White789.61%
Hispanic1015.87%

$Ridgway Veterans by Education

28.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgway Employment Status

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgway 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

21.70%

Born in Colorado

95.47%

Native Born

4.53%

Foreign Born

3.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.47% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 21.70% having been born in Colorado. 3.77% 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
20201,044141.36%
20191,030141.38%
20181,016272.73%
2017989141.44%
2016975424.50%
2015933171.86%
201491690.99%
201390760.67%
2012901161.81%
2011885-9-1.01%
20108940.00%