For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway:
For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway city:
19 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $664 (1.8%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+40.2%).
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
Ridgeway-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 140% 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 significantly below Missouri state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeway:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:
Public high school in Ridgeway:
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Public elementary/middle school in Ridgeway:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Ridgeway compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Ridgeway (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ridgeway city (based on Harrison County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.23%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,543 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.51% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,285 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.