Ridgeway, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 290 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 154  (53.1%)
Females: 136  (46.9%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 52165.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,083 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$50,083
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,856 (it was $15,206 in 2000)

Ridgeway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,424 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$104,424
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $124,910; detached houses: $123,927

Median gross rent in 2017: $459.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgeway: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.6%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ridgeway, Iowa as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgeway is 144 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (24.6%), Norwegian (22.0%), American (15.3%), Czech (9.3%), Irish (6.8%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1894

Elevation: 1208 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 273 people per square mile   (very low).

Ridgeway, Iowa map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.1%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,448 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,353 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (52.0 miles , pop. 51,818).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (127.5 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (241.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Spillville, IA (2.6 miles ),
Protivin, IA (2.8 miles ),
Cresco, IA (2.9 miles ),
Decorah, IA (3.2 miles ),
Calmar, IA (3.2 miles ),
Fort Atkinson, IA (3.3 miles ),
Jackson Junction, IA (3.7 miles),
Ossian, IA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.30 N, Longitude: 91.99 W

Area code: 563

Distribution of median household income in Ridgeway, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ridgeway, IA in 2017
Ridgeway satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $110,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ridgeway, IA residents
Average permit cost in Ridgeway, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in Ridgeway, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.4%)
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (17.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (13.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Ridgeway, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Electricians (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Child care workers (5.8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)

Average climate in Ridgeway, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ridgeway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Ridgeway city center killed 13 people and injured 462 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.7 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgeway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from Ridgeway center
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 397.9 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.6 miles away from Ridgeway 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 376.3 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 268.5 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 169.9 miles away from Ridgeway 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 Winneshiek County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgeway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ridgeway:

  • CRESCO CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES OF HOWARD COUNTY Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • EVANS MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CRESCO, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK COUNTY PHNS (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS CENTER - DECORAH (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; DECORAH, IA)
  • WINNESHIEK MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECORAH, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • Luther College (about 10 miles; Decorah, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,700)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 11 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 34 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Viterbo University (about 52 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 2,848)
  • Western Technical College (about 52 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 3,377)
  • University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (about 53 miles; La Crosse, WI; FT enrollment: 9,837)
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota (about 54 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 4,022)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ridgeway: Ridgeway Fire Department (A), Ridgeway Town Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Ridgeway: Peace Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Winneshiek County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.8%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.3%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Ridgeway (2011 data):

  • C US Bank: Ridgeway Branch at 410 North Street, Highway 9, branch established on 1932/07/18. Info updated 2008/07/31: Bank assets: $344.2 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, headquarters in Cresco, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: How-Win Development Co.

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway:

Marital status in Ridgeway, IA
  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway:

  • High school or higher: 95.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Iowa average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridgeway, IA (based on Winneshiek County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,30828
Catholic6,3076
Evangelical Protestant5007
Other592
None3,882-
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: 7
Winneshiek County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Winneshiek County:

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Winneshiek County:

5.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Winneshiek County:

10.05 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Winneshiek County:

7.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Winneshiek County:

27.3%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
State:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ridgeway:

15.3%
State:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.0%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.6%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

52.3%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Ridgeway:

78.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgeway, IA Residents
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
Streets and Highways 1$3,233$38,7960$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,188
Totals for Government 1$3,233$38,7962$1,188

Ridgeway government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $45,000 ($155.17)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($110.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($89.66)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($51.72)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($34.48)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($20.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($20.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($17.24)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($10.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($6.90)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($6.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($3.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $51,000 ($175.86)

Ridgeway government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($68.97)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($65.52)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $10,000 ($34.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($10.34)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($103.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($62.07)
  • Tax - Property: $56,000 ($193.10)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,000 ($100.00)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.45)

Ridgeway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000 ($903.45)

4.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,796 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allamakee County, IA  0.41% ($67,970 average AGI)
from Howard County, IA  0.36% ($38,379)
from Fayette County, IA  0.32% ($21,500)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,847 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Iowa average:

6.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allamakee County, IA  0.51% ($37,341 average AGI)
to Howard County, IA  0.41% ($34,061)
to Fayette County, IA  0.36% ($32,586)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • KWLC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: LUTHER COLLEGE)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDEC (1240 AM; 1 kW; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKTY (580 AM; 5 kW; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOLM (1520 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: OLMSTED COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • KNEI (1140 AM; 2 kW; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • KVIK (104.7 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDEC-FM (100.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: DECORAH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K268AF (101.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: FAITH SOUND, INC.)
  • KROC-FM (106.9 FM; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCZQ (102.3 FM; CRESCO, IA; Owner: MEGA MEDIA, LTD.)
  • KLCD (89.5 FM; DECORAH, IA; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO INC)
  • KNEI-FM (103.5 FM; WAUKON, IA; Owner: WENNES COMMUNICATIONS STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQYB (98.3 FM; SPRING GROVE, MN; Owner: FAMILY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIL-FM (103.1 FM; PRESTON, MN; Owner: KFIL, INC.)
  • KCZE (95.1 FM; NEW HAMPTON, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgeway:

  • KTTC (Channel 10; ROCHESTER, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14AF (Channel 14; DECORAH, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYIN (Channel 24; MASON CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KSMQ-TV (Channel 15; AUSTIN, MN; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT #492)
  • WXOW-TV (Channel 19; LA CROSSE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)

Ridgeway fatal accident list:

May 24, 2005 10:11 AM, Sr-9, W14, Lat: 43.295680, Lon: -91.984440, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 7, 1986 10:20 PM, Hwy 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.9mTotal length
  • 2,875Total average daily traffic
  • 264Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,875Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridgeway, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 81900-1909
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ridgeway, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 2576 307th Ave (Lat: 43.309667 Lon: -92.006028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN642
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M St., Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Janean K Amundson, 3024 Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.309083 Lon: -92.006083), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Arder & Hadden, LLP, Jtroup@arterhadden.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 775-7960
  • Janean K Amundson, 3024 Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.309083 Lon: -92.006083), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Arder & Hadden, LLP, Jtroup@arterhadden.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 775-7960
  • LORI DAWSON, 1175 County Street (Lat: 43.300361 Lon: -91.999333), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight,LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • LORI DAWSON, 1175 County Street (Lat: 43.300361 Lon: -91.999333), Type: 79.2, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight,LLP, Pconnolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989
  • David Byers, 3024 Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.309083 Lon: -92.006083), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 59.4 m, Registrant: Northeast Iowa Telephone Co., Neiatel@netins.Net, , 835 Monon-a, Phone: (319) 539-2122
  • STEVEN T CAMPBELL, 1175 County Street (Lat: 43.300361 Lon: -91.999333), Type: 79.2, Structure height: 19191 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 862-5989

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, 100 Ft S Of Post Office (Lat: 43.296333 Lon: -91.989306), Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WNET598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.050 MHz, Grant Date: 11/19/1992, Expiration Date: 11/19/1997, Phone: (319) 234-3511
  • RIDGEWAY, 1175 County Street (Lat: 43.300361 Lon: -91.999333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKQ358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019, Certifier: John E Rooney, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • RIDGEWAY, 2576 307th Ave. (Lat: 43.309694 Lon: -92.006028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQQZ419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • RIDGEWAY, 3024 Hwy 9 (Lat: 43.309083 Lon: -92.006083), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WRAH958,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2017, Expiration Date: 11/22/2027, Certifier: David Byers, Registrant: Neit Services, LLC, 800 S Main Street, Monona, IA 52159, Phone: (563) 539-2122, Fax: (563) 539-2122, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC0CBG, Licensee ID: L01303623, Grant Date: 09/15/2017, Expiration Date: 10/08/2027, Certifier: Wayne K R Kirkeby, Registrant: Wayne K R Kirkeby, 2505 270th Ave, Ridgeway, IA 52165
  • Call Sign: KD0SQO, Licensee ID: L01724385, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2012, Certifier: Kenneth M Shores, Registrant: Kenneth M Shores, 2930 Ollendieck Rd, Ridgeway, IA 52165
  • Call Sign: KD0SVW, Previous Call Sign: KD0SQO, Licensee ID: L01724385, Grant Date: 07/24/2012, Expiration Date: 07/24/2022, Certifier: Kenneth M Shores, Registrant: Kenneth M Shores, 2930 Ollendieck Rd, Ridgeway, IA 52165

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6932A , Serial Number: 29032, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/09/1998
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Merle D Headington, 2936 253rd Ave, Ridgeway, IA 52165, Other Owners: Beverly K Headington

Most common first names in Ridgeway, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John880.6 years
Joseph877.0 years
Alice783.4 years
Anna785.1 years
Leonard770.1 years
Charles673.1 years
Albert681.7 years
James684.0 years
William574.8 years
Agnes489.3 years
Most common last names in Ridgeway, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hovden1581.1 years
Anderson1085.2 years
Thompson981.4 years
Rue882.6 years
Carolan667.3 years
Hovey577.6 years
Bakken578.6 years
Benson581.2 years
Bergan571.6 years
Gossman580.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgeway, IA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 10.8%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgeway, IA
  • 56.5%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ridgeway compared to Iowa 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are no pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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