Ridge Farm, IL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ridge Farm, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ridge Farm had a population of 996 as of July 1, 2016. Ridge Farm ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridge Farm: Ridgefarm.

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Ridge Farm, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 996
Population in Households 996
Population in Familes 840
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 326
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 407
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 298 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $69,018
Average Home Value $84,480


Median Household Income $41,972
Average Household Income $54,402
Per Capita Income $22,180
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.96% 0.52%
Households 2.03% 0.58%
Families 1.81% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -1.92%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 712 48th
Population Density1 # 1187 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1025 25th
Median Household Income # 1064 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1040 24th

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