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Ridge Farm, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ridge Farm had a population of 996 as of July 1, 2017. Ridge Farm ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ridge Farm is located at latitude 39.8957 and longitude -87.652 in Vermilion County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ridge Farm (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Vermilion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The Village of Ridge Farm (GNIS ID: 2399071) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Ridge Farm is located within Township of Elwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of Vermilion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridge Farm population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridge Farm: Ridgefarm.

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Ridge Farm, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 996
Daytime Population: Workers 90
Daytime Population: Residents 633
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 723
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 996
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $43,052
Average Household Income $56,923
Per Capita Income $23,322


Total Housing Units 449 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $72,905
Average Home Value $92,953


Total Households 408
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 293
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.69% 0.34%
Households 1.78% 0.49%
Families 1.61% 0.34%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Ridge Farm, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridge Farm to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 713 48th
Population Density # 1183 14th
Diversity Index # 1021 26th
Median Household Income # 1083 21st
Per Capita Income # 1026 25th

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