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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Ridgway is 990, which is 38.85% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 20.84% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Ridgway population density is 423.99 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 49.93 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Ridgway is white, which represent 98.38% of the total population. The average Ridgway education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 990. #213

Population Growth Since 2000, #67

Ridgway, CO

Population Density, #287

Ridgway, CO
423.99 per square mile
49.93 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:974 (98.38%, #104)
Black:0 (0.00%, #217)
Hispanic:65 (6.57%, #284)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #223)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):6 (0.61%, #152)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:10 (1.01%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:60 (92.31%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

845 (85.35%) out of the total population of 990 reported first ancestry.

 Ridgway, CO% of the Total PopulationColoradoU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.39%0.56%
Czech40.40%, see rank0.70%0.47%
Danish90.91%, see rank0.82%0.42%
Dutch404.04%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English14714.85%, see rank10.49%8.02%
French343.43%, see rank3.48%3.34%
German27427.68%, see rank20.88%15.03%
Greek60.61%, see rank0.38%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.39%0.46%
Irish23523.74%, see rank12.04%10.80%
Italian656.57%, see rank5.10%5.52%
Norwegian282.83%, see rank2.18%1.42%
Polish20.20%, see rank2.51%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.21%0.44%
Russian101.01%, see rank1.09%0.92%
Scotch-Irish212.12%, see rank1.27%0.99%
Scottish363.64%, see rank2.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish171.72%, see rank2.43%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.46%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.25%0.31%
American292.93%, see rank5.18%7.12%
Welsh30.30%, see rank0.92%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 444 (44.85%, see rank)
Females: 546 (55.15%, see rank)

Ridgway, CO
Male: 44.85%
Female: 55.15%
Male: 50.18%
Female: 49.82%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Ridgway, CO
45.90 years old
36.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Ridgway, CO
45.90 years old
35.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Ridgway, CO
44.80 years old
37.30 years old
38.80 years old

 Ridgway, CO% of the Total PopulationColoradoU.S.
Under 5 years363.64%, see rank6.49%6.36%
5 to 9 years686.87%, see rank6.79%6.51%
10 to 14 years10911.01%, see rank6.63%6.59%
15 to 19 years616.16%, see rank6.57%6.85%
20 to 24 years101.01%, see rank7.07%7.13%
25 to 34 years10510.61%, see rank14.71%13.47%
35 to 44 years898.99%, see rank13.67%12.96%
45 to 54 years20620.81%, see rank13.93%14.09%
55 to 64 years15315.45%, see rank12.31%12.29%
65 to 74 years979.80%, see rank6.91%7.64%
75 to 84 565.66%, see rank3.46%4.25%
85 years and over00.00%, see rank1.45%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Ridgway, COColoradoU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population706, 100%3,453,403209,056,129
Less Than High School19, 2.69%, see rank9.62%13.67%
High School Graduate144, 20.40%, see rank21.99%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree172, 24.36%, see rank30.93%29.09%
Bachelor Degree256, 36.26%, see rank23.74%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree115, 16.29%, see rank13.73%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.97, see rank14.1413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Ridgway, CO ColoradoU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten3889.47%10.53%72.68%27.32%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)147100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank91.90%8.10%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4080.00%, see rank20.00%, see rank93.09%6.91%90.60%9.40%
College150.00%, see rank100.00%, see rank84.22%15.78%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School30.00%, see rank100.00%, see rank65.39%34.61%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Ridgway, COColoradoU.S.
Total Households412, 100%1,998,314116,211,092
Average Household Size2.40, see rank2.542.63
1 Person Households143, 34.71%, see rank28.04%27.57%
2 or More Person Households269, 65.29%, see rank71.96%72.43%
Family Households (Families)226, 54.85%, see rank64.18%66.22%
Average Family Size3.34, see rank3.223.32
Married-Couple Family193, 46.84%, see rank49.32%48.42%
Nonfamily Households186, 45.15%, see rank35.82%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Ridgway, CO%ColoradoU.S.
15 Years and Over Total777see rank4,162,789252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over381100%, see rank2,078,151123,281,364
Never Married9625.20%, see rank34.71%35.77%
Married21556.43%, see rank52.95%52.04%
Widowed102.62%, see rank2.06%2.57%
Divorced6015.75%, see rank10.28%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over396100%, see rank2,084,638129,692,771
Never Married8621.72%, see rank27.28%29.48%
Married21454.04%, see rank52.25%49.19%
Widowed153.79%, see rank6.85%9.16%
Divorced8120.45%, see rank13.61%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Ridgway, CO%ColoradoU.S.
Native92593.43%, see rank90.24%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25425.66%, see rank42.58%58.73%
Born in Different State64264.85%, see rank46.22%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
292.93%, see rank1.45%1.42%
Foreign Born656.57%, see rank9.76%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship222.22%, see rank3.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship434.34%, see rank6.06%7.09%
Born In Europe383.84%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, see rank2.17%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.55%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.08%0.07%
Born In Latin America272.73%, see rank5.30%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.30%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Ridgway, CO%ColoradoU.S.
English34784.22%, see rank82.34%79.39%
Spanish163.88%, see rank11.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages4611.17%, see rank3.32%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages30.73%, see rank2.07%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.86%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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