Ridgway is a city located in Gallatin County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 847, it is the 733rd largest city in Illinois and the 15912th largest city in the United States. Ridgway is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 851 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Ridgway has a population density of 963 people per square mile.
The average household income in Ridgway is $58,917 with a poverty rate of 12.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $518 per month, and the median house value is $67,400. The median age in Ridgway is 43.6 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgwaywas:
98.89% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is White, with 9.20% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Multiple, with 54.39% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ridgway
99.28% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 64.74% having been born in Illinois. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.