Ridgway, Illinois Population 2024

821

Ridgway is a city located in Gallatin County Illinois. Ridgway has a 2024 population of 821. Ridgway is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 852 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridgway is $61,998 with a poverty rate of 10.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ridgway is 42.6 years, 39 years for males, and 57.8 years for females.

Ridgway Demographics

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

  • White: 88.95%
  • Two or more races: 10.24%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
933.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.64% (-31)
The current population of Ridgway, Illinois is 821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 852.

Ridgway, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White66088.95%
Two or more races7610.24%
Asian60.81%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Ridgway Population by Race

Ridgway Population Pyramid 2024

Ridgway Median Age

42.6

Total

39

Male

57.8

Female

Ridgway Adults

There are 623 adults, (248 of whom are seniors) in Ridgway.

Ridgway Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

66.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgway Sex Ratio

Female37550.54%
Male36749.46%

Ridgway Population by Age

Ridgway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3791.9377.822.2
Non Family1571.0389.810.2
Married1193.0682.417.6
Male641.9246.953.1
Female392.1866.733.3
showing: 5 rows

2.5

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridgway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,333

Average Earnings

$47,208

Average Male

$34,125

Average Female

Ridgway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ridgway Language

99.16% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.84% of the population.

Ridgway Language

Ridgway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White651527.99%
Multiple762330.26%
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10.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.18%

Male Poverty Rate

18.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Multiple, with 30.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is White, with 7.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.72%.

Ridgway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.7%
High School17.14%
Some College0.96%
Bachelors or Greater
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Ridgway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.57%
Male Employed
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Ridgway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridgway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ridgway 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 55-64.

Ridgway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridgway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ridgway Veterans by War

count

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Ridgway Veterans by Age

count

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Ridgway Veterans by Race

Ridgway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgway Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.65%

Born in Ridgway

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 67.65% having been born in Illinois. 0.81% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029776-9-1.15%
2028785-9-1.13%
2027794-9-1.12%
2026803-9-1.11%
2025812-9-1.1%
2024821-9-1.08%
2023830-9-1.07%
2022839-9-1.06%
2021848-4-0.47%
202085210213.6%
2019750-34-4.34%
2018784-5-0.63%
2017789-16-1.99%
2016805-12-1.47%
2015817-7-0.85%
2014824-18-2.14%
2013842-2-0.24%
2012844-16-1.86%
2011860-12-1.38%
2010872
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Ridgway Population by Year