Ridgway Information

Ridgway Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Ridgway, IL

General Ridgway Information

State: Illinois

County: Gallatin County

Close cities: Norris City, IL, Omaha, IL, Eldorado, IL, Old Shawneetown, IL, Junction, IL, Shawneetown, IL, Equality, IL, New Haven, IL, Red Bud, IL

Ridgway Population (census data)
Total 866 (-5.5% since 2000)
Male 407 (47.0%)
Female 459 (53.0%)

Population Density: 962 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 71.0 (US Avg is 100)

Ridgway Elevation: 380 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1901

Land Area: 0.90 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,652

Zip Codes: 62979.

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Ridgway Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.3%)
  • Irish (14.1%)
  • United States (12.5%)
  • French (10.6%)
  • English (8.2%)
  • Dutch (2.2%)

Local Ridgway Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: University of Evansville, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

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