Ridgway, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Ridgway, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Ridgway had a population of 869 as of July 1, 2018. Ridgway ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ridgway is located at latitude 37.7979 and longitude -88.2606 in Gallatin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ridgway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gallatin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 374 feet.

The Village of Ridgway (GNIS ID: 2399074) 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 Ridgway is located within Township of Ridgway, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gallatin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridgway: Ridgeway.

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Ridgway, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 869
Population in Households 869
Population in Familes 668
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 954
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $47,062
Average Household Income $64,120
Per Capita Income $28,529


Total Housing Units 469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 322 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $74,074
Average Home Value $86,568


Total Households 414
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 247
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.0% -0.32%
Households 0.09% -0.24%
Families 0.87% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Ridgway, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgway to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 744 46th
Population Density # 774 43rd
Diversity Index # 1133 17th
Median Household Income # 970 29th
Per Capita Income # 616 55th

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