Ridgway, Pennsylvania Population 2020

3,717

Ridgway is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,717, it is the 266th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 5610th largest city in the United States. Ridgway is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -8.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,078 in 2010. Ridgway reached it's highest population of 6,387 in 1960. Spanning over 3 miles, Ridgway has a population density of 1,423 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgway is $57,051 with a poverty rate of 18.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $572 per month, and the median house value is $79,900. The median age in Ridgway is 41.4 years, 41.5 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.5 males.

Ridgway Demographics

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

  • White: 95.52%
  • Black or African American: 2.62%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgway, Pennsylvania is 3,717, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,789.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,078.

Ridgway, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,68995.52%
Black or African American1012.62%
Two or More Races571.48%
Some Other Race150.39%

Ridgway Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgway Median Age

41.4


Total

41.5


Male

41.3


Female

Ridgway Adults

There are 3,050 adults, (632 of whom are seniors) in Ridgway.

Ridgway Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgway Sex Ratio

Female

1,907

49.38%

Male

1,955

50.62%

Ridgway Households and Families

Ridgway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All65%35%
Male62.7%37.3%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Female46.9%53.1%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8212.0865
Non Family8641.1149.4
Married6832.9290.5
Female2072.5546.9
Male674.5162.7

2.82

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

10.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgway Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade501.91%
9th to 12th Grade1114.24%
High School Graduate1,05440.28%
Some College56121.44%
Associates Degree2409.17%
Bachelors Degree40315.40%
Graduate Degree1987.57%

Ridgway Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5362,389601
Multiple Races4444
Hispanic3730
Black2915
Other Race88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.70%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,314$46,317$28,011
Less Than High School$$$18,125
High School Grad$35,085$36,452$28,125
Some College$31,741$45,545$21,576
Bachelors Degree$49,688$63,542$32,321
Graduate Degree$53,906$55,500$53,750

$36,314

Average Earnings

$46,317

Average Male

$28,011

Average Female

Ridgway Language

Ridgway Language by Age

Ridgway Language

97.95% of Ridgway residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.25% of the population.

Ridgway Poverty

Ridgway Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,66860216.41%
Black736893.15%
Multiple573561.40%
Hispanic351337.14%

18.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is Black, with 93.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgway is White, with 16.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.57%
Some College16.82%
High School11.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed78.26%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed16.03%
Male Employed2.12%

Ridgway Income

Ridgway Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,047$57,051
Families$58,613$73,724
Married Families$68,728-
Non Families$26,815$35,412

Ridgway Marital Status

Ridgway Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgway Married by Age and Sex

Ridgway Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ridgway Marital Status by Race

Ridgway Veterans

276

Number of Veterans

252

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam149
Korea33
World War II24
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War22

$Ridgway Veterans by Education

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgway Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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

85.11%

Born in Pennsylvania

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.82% of Ridgway residents were born in the United States, with 85.11% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,717-36-0.96%
20193,753-36-0.95%
20183,789-23-0.60%
20173,812-36-0.94%
20163,848-54-1.38%
20153,902-52-1.32%
20143,954-38-0.95%
20133,992-28-0.70%
20124,020-28-0.69%
20114,048-18-0.44%
20104,066-525-1.21%
20004,591-202-0.43%
19904,793-811-1.55%
19805,604-418-0.72%
19706,022-365-0.59%
19606,3871430.23%
19506,244-9-0.01%
19406,253-60-0.10%
19306,3132760.45%
19206,0376291.11%
19105,4081,8934.40%
19003,5150.00%