|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ridgely is 1,736. Ridgely, Tennessee is the 8,140th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ridgely was in 1990, when its population was 1,850. In 1990, Ridgely was the 7,225th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,140th largest city in the US. Ridgely is currently 6.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ridgely has shrunk 0.8% since the year 2000. Ridgely, Tennessee's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8134||Rock Creek, Minnesota||1,738||53.9%|
|8136||Clayton, New York||1,737||-4.3%|
|8139||Allentown, New Jersey||1,736||-8.0%|
|8141||South Floral Park, New York||1,736||10.0%|
|8143||Questa, New Mexico||1,735||-7.1%|
The total voting age population of Ridgely, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,345. The voting age population is 43.1% male and 56.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.6% of the residents of Ridgely are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ridgely are 75.1% White, 18.9% Black, 4.6% Two or more races, 1.3% Other and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 2.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ridgely, 33.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 52.8%. On a per-household basis, 32.9% of families are below the poverty line in Ridgely.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.2% of Ridgely residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.4% of Ridgely residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.4% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ridgely residents aged 5 and older, 1.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ridgely is 13.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ridgely, 22.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ridgely is $33,846.
In Ridgely, 50.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.9% of housing units in Ridgely.
Of all the housing units in Ridgely, 12.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Ridgely, 11.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ridgely is $492.
In Ridgely, 70.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.