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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ridgway is 797. Ridgway, Illinois is the 11,187th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ridgway was in 1990, when its population was 1,111. In 1990, Ridgway was the 9,319th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,187th largest city in the US. Ridgway is currently 28.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ridgway has shrunk 13.8% since the year 2000. Ridgway, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Ridgway, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 638. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.6% of the residents of Ridgway are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ridgway are 91.8% White, 7.5% Two or more races and 0.8% Asian. Additionally, 2.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ridgway, 12.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.9%. On a per-household basis, 7.6% of families are below the poverty line in Ridgway.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.9% of Ridgway residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.5% of Ridgway residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.3% have a bachelor's degree and 3.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ridgway residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ridgway is 2.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ridgway, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ridgway is $52,656.
In Ridgway, 78.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.8% of housing units in Ridgway.
Of all the housing units in Ridgway, 23.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Ridgway, 6.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ridgway is $525.
In Ridgway, 74.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.