Ridgway, Illinois Population 2021

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Ridgway is a city located in Gallatin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 679, it is the 759th largest city in Illinois and the 12021st largest city in the United States . Ridgway is currently declining at a rate of -4.77% annually and its population has decreased by -21.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 869 in 2010. Ridgway reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Ridgway has a population density of 772 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgway is $58,917 with a poverty rate of 11.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $64,500. The median age in Ridgway is 43.6 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.

Ridgway Demographics

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

  • White: 91.75%
  • Two or more races: 7.49%
  • Asian: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgway, Illinois is 679 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 747.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 869.

Ridgway, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72391.75%
Two or More Races597.49%
Asian60.76%
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Ridgway Population by Race

Ridgway Population Pyramid $2021

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Ridgway Median Age

43.6


Total

42.7


Male

45.5


Female

Ridgway Adults

There are 644 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Ridgway.

Ridgway Age Dependency

78.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgway Sex Ratio

Female

421

53.43%

Male

367

46.57%

Ridgway Population by Age

Ridgway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female51.5%48.5%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
All78.2%21.8%
Married86.2%13.8%
Male100%0%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3712.1278.2
Married1812.5686.2
Non Family1201.0666.7
Male372.38100
Female333.3351.5

2.49

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Ridgway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade345.82%
9th to 12th Grade396.68%
High School Graduate22137.84%
Some College13322.77%
Associates Degree569.59%
Bachelors Degree8113.87%
Graduate Degree203.42%
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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
White54047587
2+ Races22228
Hispanic168
Asian666

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

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

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,598$45,375$33,667
Less Than 9th Grade$12,917$$
High School Graduate$38,036$38,929$35,938
Some College$34,698$40,526$31,875
Bachelors Degree$57,845$58,750$44,500
Graduate Degree$69,250$$68,750

$40,598

Average Earnings

$45,375

Average Male

$33,667

Average Female

Ridgway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgway Language by Age

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Ridgway Language

98.82% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 1.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.

Ridgway Language

Ridgway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White697699.90%
Multiple592440.68%

11.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

15.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Multiple, with 40.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is White, with 9.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.11%.

Ridgway Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.25%
High School10.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.91%
Some College0.00%

Ridgway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed9.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ridgway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,656$58,917
Families$54,219$65,212
Married Families$63,250-
Non Families$27,500$36,163
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Income by Household Type

Ridgway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 45-54.

Ridgway Marital Status by Race

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Ridgway Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
Korea7
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War4
World War II

Ridgway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+12
65 to 7411
35 to 5410
55 to 648
18 to 34

Ridgway Veterans by Age

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Ridgway Veterans by Race

Ridgway Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgway Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

2.3%

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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65.74%

Born in Ridgway

99.24%

Native Born

0.76%

Foreign Born

0.76%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.24% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 65.74% having been born in Illinois. 0.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ridgway Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021679-34-4.77%
2020713-34-4.55%
2019747-34-4.35%
2018781-4-0.51%
2017785-15-1.88%
2016800-10-1.23%
2015810-10-1.22%
2014820-16-1.91%
2013836-2-0.24%
2012838-18-2.10%
2011856-10-1.15%
20108660.00%

Ridgway Population by Year