Ridgway Gallatin County, Illinois

Ridgway: Township in Gallatin County, Illinois

About

Ridgway is a township located in the county of Gallatin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 869 and a population density of 24 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 742 inhabitants.

Ridgway Quick Facts

Population : 742 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Gallatin County
Area : 35.52 km2
Altitude : 371 feet / 113 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:13:16 (17th January 2022)
Postal code : 62979
Density : 21 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -17.12% (2010-2020)
Weather : 24℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Map highlighting Ridgway Township Gallatin County Illinois
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Geography

Ridgway is located at 37°47'57"N 88°15'40"W (37.7992100, -88.2611500).

Ridgway map

Weather

Ridgway forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ridgway decreased by 17.12% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 869 - census
2011 860 -1.05% estimation process
2012 844 -1.9% estimation process
2013 842 -0.24% estimation process
2014 824 -2.18% estimation process
2015 817 -0.86% estimation process
2016 805 -1.49% estimation process
2017 789 -2.03% estimation process
2018 784 -0.64% estimation process
2019 750 -4.53% estimation process
2020 742 -1.08% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 26,811
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,318
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 5.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 27,627
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,320
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.0%
People over 65 (%) : 13.3%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 60.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 15.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 7.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 44.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 28.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,255
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%

Ridgway zip code is 62979. County name: Gallatin, County fips: 17059

Ridgeway, Ridgway

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $432,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,121
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $518
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,333
2015-2019 Households : 8,494
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.13
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 42.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 35,255
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 62,490
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,277
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 411,587
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,854
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $63,548
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $24,805
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,049
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 891
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 817
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,072
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 820
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 243
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,626
2010 population per square mile : 6,525.3
2010 land area in square miles : 3.88
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,389
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $381
2015-2019 median gross rent : $745
2015-2019 Households : 2,173
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.75
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,224
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,345
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 65,676
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,954
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,132
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,076
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 602
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 312
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 212
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 539
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 49
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 508
2010 population per square mile : 243.7
2010 land area in square miles : 21.95
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 63.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $83,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,018
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $417
2015-2019 median gross rent : $849
2015-2019 Households : 1,841
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.83
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 29.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.2%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 27,887
2012 total retail sales per capita : NA
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,208
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $14,504
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 386
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 183
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 172
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 281
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 94
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 361
2010 population per square mile : 1,045.0
2010 land area in square miles : 5.82
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $368,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,946
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $698
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,454
2015-2019 Households : 10,912
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.13
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 134,351
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 337,613
2012 total retail sales per capita : $15,571
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $91,037
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $57,652
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,301
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,031
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 844
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 237
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,853
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 282
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,703
2010 population per square mile : 2,913.2
2010 land area in square miles : 7.33

Schools in Ridgway

College & universities near Ridgway, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148937 Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg (IL) 62946

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ridgway, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL

Post offices near Ridgway

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ridgway Post Office Ridgway (IL) 62979

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Ridgway , Pennsylvania county seat of Elk County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 3,708 people.
  • Ridgway , Colorado human settlement in Ouray County, Colorado, United States of America with a population of 1,039 people.

Other cities in Gallatin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gallatin County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Shawneetown 1,070 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Equality 512 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Cottonwood 503 Unincorporated community in Illinois
New Haven 377 Village in Illinois
Elba 271 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Omaha 199 Village in Illinois, USA
Old Shawneetown 164 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Junction 110 Village in Gallatin County, Illinois, United States