Ridgway, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 928. Estimated population in 2021: 885 (-4.6% change)
Males: 437 (47.1%), Females: 491 (52.9%)

Gallatin County

Zip code: 62979

Median resident age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $27,670
Median house value: $47,300

Races in Ridgway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (22.3%), Irish (14.1%), United States (12.5%), French (10.6%), English (8.2%), Dutch (2.2%).

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Map of Ridgway, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgway

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgway village

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-16.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgway:

  • FERRELL HOSPITAL INC (about 13 miles; ELDORADO, IL)
  • HARRISBURG MEDICAL CENTER (about 21 miles; HARRISBURG, IL)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE OF IL INC (about 22 miles; CARMI, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgway:

  • WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL (about 52 miles; MARION, IL; Abbreviation: MWA)
  • EVANSVILLE REGIONAL (about 54 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Abbreviation: EVV)
  • MOUNT VERNON (about 55 miles; MOUNT VERNON, IL; Abbreviation: MVN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgway:

  • HARRISBURG-RALEIGH (about 19 miles; HARRISBURG, IL; Abbreviation: HSB)
  • CARMI MUNI (about 22 miles; CARMI, IL; Abbreviation: CUL)
  • STURGIS MUNI (about 29 miles; STURGIS, KY; Abbreviation: I05)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgway:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 45 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 52 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,440)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,255)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,986)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-CARBONDALE (about 65 miles; CARBONDALE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,742)
  • VINCENNES UNIVERSITY (about 80 miles; VINCENNES, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,201)
  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)

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