Ridgeway, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 451 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 229  (51.0%)
Females: 222  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
Missouri median age:  33.9 years

Zip codes: 64481.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,171 (it was $19,844 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$26,171
MO:

$45,321
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,144 (it was $12,551 in 2000)

Ridgeway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $48,479 (it was $28,800 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$48,479
MO:

$135,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $57,529; Detached houses: $59,352; Mobile homes: $42,410

Median gross rent in 2012: $440.

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  • White alone - 453 (97.6%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Ridgeway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridgeway: 76.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (42.1%), Irish (14.6%), German (13.6%), English (5.3%), Swedish (2.6%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 1057 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 395 people per square mile   (very low).

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Ridgeway, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 51.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

18 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe).

This city:  3.5%
Missouri:  3.8%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ridgeway, Missouri as of March 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgeway to the number of sex offenders is 227 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $664 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $522 (1.0%)

Ridgeway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (64.1 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (95.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (341.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Blythedale, MO (2.6 miles ), Eagleville, MO (2.6 miles ), Mount Moriah, MO (2.9 miles) , Bethany, MO (3.0 miles ), Cainsville, MO (3.1 miles ), New Hampton, MO (4.0 miles ), Gilman City, MO (4.1 miles ), Lamoni, IA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 40.38 N, Longitude: 93.94 W

Area code: 660

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

5.8%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+40.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (23%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

Work and jobs in Ridgeway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ridgeway, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ridgeway-area historical tornado activity is near Missouri state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the Ridgeway city center killed 3 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/2004, a category F4 tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 6 people and caused $300,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgeway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 79% 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 349.7 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 340.0 miles away from Ridgeway 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 325.1 miles away from the city 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 345.3 miles away from the city 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 86.5 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 369.2 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 Harrison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgeway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ridgeway:

  • HOME HEALTH OF HARRISON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BETHANY, MO)
  • HARRISON COUNTY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; BETHANY, MO)
  • CRESTVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BETHANY, MO)
  • BETHANY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BETHANY, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 50 miles; Maryville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,946)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 63 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Truman State University (about 73 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,553)
  • Highland Community College (about 80 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)
  • Drake University (about 87 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Grantham University (about 88 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 92 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)

Public high school in Ridgeway:

Public elementary/middle school in Ridgeway:

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Notable location: Ridgeway Rural Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Harrison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.1%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Ridgeway compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Ridgeway (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank of Blythedale: Ridgeway Branch at Main Street And Vine, branch established on 1995/02/06. Info updated 2007/03/07: Bank assets: $32.3 mil, Deposits: $27.8 mil, headquarters in Blythedale, MO, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares Of Blythedale, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ridgeway city (based on Harrison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.23%
Here: 69.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents43.5%21.4%16.8%4.0%2.9%
Congregations28.6%26.5%10.2%8.2%4.1%
NameChristian UnionCommunity Church of ChristChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.6%2.4%2.4%1.8%2.2%
Congregations2.0%4.1%8.2%4.1%4.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Harrison County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Harrison County:

9.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.0%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

29.7%
Missouri:

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

13.7%
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
Financial Administration 3$6,847$27,3881$443
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$182
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$44
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,324
Totals for Government 3$6,847$27,3888$1,993

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,801 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Missouri average:

6.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Daviess County, MO  0.51% ($16,313 average AGI)
from Gentry County, MO  0.35% ($20,273)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,681 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Missouri average:

6.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Gentry County, MO  0.87% ($17,964 average AGI)
to Daviess County, MO  0.53% ($19,824)
to Buchanan County, MO  0.34% ($29,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAN (870 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • KAAN-FM (95.5 FM; BETHANY, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC)
  • KKWK (100.1 FM; CAMERON, MO; Owner: KAAN, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ridgeway)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • S Side Hwy A 1.8 Km W (Lat: 40.377222 Lon: -93.958833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 47 m, Call Sign: WPMZ436
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2004, Expiration Date: 04/09/2014, Certifier: Gary D Highfill
    Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:
  • 23177 E 300 Ln (Lat: 40.378500 Lon: -93.852500), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 7.8 m, Call Sign: WPSK943, Licensee ID: L00349556
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2001, Expiration Date: 06/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/06/2011, Certifier: John H Meek
    Registrant: Meek Poultry LLP, Ridgeway, MO 64481, Phone: (660) 872-5525, Fax: (660) 872-5524

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RIDGEWAY, 4300' S From Int I 35 & St Rt A (Ridgeway) (Lat: 40.363611 Lon: -94.009389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WMR351
    Assigned Frequencies: 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/22/2013, Certifier: Michael P Samsock
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Grundy Ridgeway N, Lat: 40.378611 Lon: -93.943333, Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQKE684
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019, Certifier: Troy A Slagle
    Registrant: Mid-States Services, LLC., 4100 Oklahoma Ave, Trenton, MO 64683, Phone: (660) 359-3941, Fax: (660) 359-6030, Email:
  • Grundy Ridgeway SE, Lat: 40.378611 Lon: -93.943333, Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQKE684
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019, Certifier: Troy A Slagle
    Registrant: Mid-States Services, LLC., 4100 Oklahoma Ave, Trenton, MO 64683, Phone: (660) 359-3941, Fax: (660) 359-6030, Email:
  • Grundy Ridgeway SW, Lat: 40.378611 Lon: -93.943333, Type: Tank, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WQKE684
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019, Certifier: Troy A Slagle
    Registrant: Mid-States Services, LLC., 4100 Oklahoma Ave, Trenton, MO 64683, Phone: (660) 359-3941, Fax: (660) 359-6030, Email:
  • KC05RW381, 23877 West 220th Avenue (Weller#274031) (Lat: 40.378972 Lon: -94.005389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRA810
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles South Of (Lat: 40.355278 Lon: -93.936056), Call Sign: KNKJ572
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KA0UTX, Licensee ID: L00191015
    Grant Date: 11/20/2009, Expiration Date: 01/02/2020, Certifier: Laverne L Kalor
    Registrant: Laverne L Kalor, 1009 3rd St, Ridgeway, MO 64481

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55913 , Serial Number: 28-7305497, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Cloud Hoppers Inc, Rr 2 Box 248, Ridgeway, MO 64481
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A 150 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9082D , Serial Number: 18-6450, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1961
    Registrant (Individual): John H Meek, 29123 E 220th St, Ridgeway, MO 64481

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Ridgeway, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1977.7 years
Robert1274.2 years
Mary1283.5 years
John1073.6 years
Charles978.2 years
James878.9 years
Ethel783.1 years
Frank783.7 years
Garland779.0 years
Helen581.4 years
Most common last names in Ridgeway, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polley1080.1 years
Smith1069.3 years
Provin784.9 years
Hendren683.1 years
Redinger686.0 years
Johnson674.0 years
Tuggle582.4 years
Stoner584.8 years
Craig569.0 years
Simpson588.6 years
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