Ridgely, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +71.9%
Males: 63  (58.1%)
Females: 47  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 64444

Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,402 (it was $29,000 in 2000)
Ridgely:

$64,402
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,313 (it was $14,017 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $146,366 (it was $95,000 in 2000)
Ridgely:

$146,366
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $171,495; Detached houses: $169,979

Median gross rent in 2013: $697.

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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ridgely: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (24.3%), English (23.6%), German (20.0%), Irish (11.4%), Dutch (7.9%), Scottish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 955 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Ridgely, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Ridgely:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgely village:

  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.9%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,685 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,409 (0.9%)

Ridgely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (23.7 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (26.3 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edgerton, MO (1.9 miles ), Trimble, MO (2.0 miles ), Smithville, MO (2.3 miles ), Camden Point, MO (2.4 miles ), Dearborn, MO (2.9 miles ), Ferrelview, MO (3.1 miles ), Platte City, MO (3.1 miles ), Tracy, MO (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $137,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.45 N, Longitude: 94.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 816

Ridgely household income distribution Ridgely home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (57%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (24%)
  • Material moving occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Ridgely, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgely, Missouri average temperatures Ridgely, Missouri average precipitation Ridgely, Missouri humidity Ridgely, Missouri wind speed Ridgely, Missouri snowfall Ridgely, Missouri sunshine Ridgely, Missouri clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Ridgely-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Ridgely village center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgely-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 369.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 318.6 miles away from Ridgely center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 329.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 354.1 miles away from Ridgely center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Platte County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgely topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ridgely:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SMITHVILLE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SMITHVILLE, MO)
  • THREE RIVERS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; PLATTE CITY, MO)
  • HILLVIEW NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PLATTE CITY, MO)
  • NEW MARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • KENDALLWOOD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • CLINTON CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PLATTSBURG, MO)

Airports located in Ridgely:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgely:

  • Grantham University (about 15 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 19 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 23 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 24 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 27 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 29 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 30 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)

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Cemetery: Ridgeley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Platte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.518. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.518
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.9%
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  81.6%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ridgely compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Missouri average:

11.0

Ridgely travel time to work - commute Ridgely mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (74%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridgely village (based on Platte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,3803
Evangelical Protestant10,56041
Mainline Protestant8,28121
Other1,9749
Black Protestant1851
Orthodox--
None56,942-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Platte County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Platte County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Platte County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Platte County:

29.0%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

11.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.72%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($550 average AGI)
Platte County:

0.11%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clay County, MO  3.70% ($39,964 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  1.55% ($41,451)
from Johnson County, KS  0.61% ($65,056)


11.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.39%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($783 average AGI)
Platte County:

0.13%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clay County, MO  3.87% ($39,509 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MO  1.47% ($34,354)
to Johnson County, KS  0.65% ($108,546)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgely:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgely:

  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • K220FX (91.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgely:

  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$170,410
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$119,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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