Ridgway, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,800 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.2%
 
Males: 1,874  (49.3%)
Females: 1,926  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15853.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,915 (it was $33,141 in 2000)
Ridgway:

$48,915
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,878 (it was $17,157 in 2000)

Ridgway borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,861 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Ridgway:

$110,861
PA:

$181,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $478.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgway: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 59.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ridgway, PA (2010)
    • 3,96997.3%White alone
    • 300.7%Two or more races
    • 240.6%Black alone
    • 260.6%Asian alone
    • 230.6%Hispanic
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ridgway, Pennsylvania as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgway is 436 to 1.


Crime rates in Ridgway by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
1
(24.4)
1
(24.7)
3
(74.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(73.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
33
(751.7)
39
(905.7)
23
(548.4)
12
(292.4)
3
(74.1)
4
(99.7)
4
(97.8)
6
(147.8)
1
(25.1)
1
(25.5)
4
(103.5)
13
(342.2)
1
(26.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(410.0)
20
(464.5)
27
(643.8)
30
(731.0)
23
(568.5)
38
(946.9)
26
(635.5)
25
(615.8)
12
(301.0)
11
(280.4)
7
(181.2)
12
(315.9)
9
(239.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(2,938)
98
(2,276)
87
(2,074)
90
(2,193)
92
(2,274)
153
(3,813)
98
(2,396)
98
(2,414)
76
(1,906)
59
(1,504)
86
(2,226)
84
(2,211)
78
(2,072)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(136.7)
6
(139.3)
1
(23.8)
2
(48.7)
2
(49.4)
5
(124.6)
3
(73.3)
2
(49.3)
3
(75.2)
4
(102.0)
2
(51.8)
3
(79.0)
3
(79.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.8)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(73.1)
5
(123.6)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.3)
1
(25.1)
1
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)314.4315.8258.7228.1169.3316.0165.7232.3108.493.0155.1193.2132.6

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City-data.com crime index in Ridgway, PA

Crime rate in Ridgway detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: German (37.7%), Italian (18.8%), English (8.8%), Irish (8.7%), American (4.3%), Swedish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/15/1881

Elevation: 1400 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,426 people per square mile   (low).

Ridgway, Pennsylvania map

10 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.3%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,442 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,585 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (84.3 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (94.2 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (212.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Johnsonburg borough, PA (2.3 miles ),
Kersey, PA (2.9 miles ),
St. Marys, PA (3.1 miles ),
Wilcox, PA (3.3 miles ),
Crenshaw, PA (3.5 miles ),
Brockway borough, PA (3.6 miles ),
James City, PA (3.8 miles ),
Byrnedale, PA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 41.42 N, Longitude: 78.73 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +226 (+5.7%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 690 (36.1%)

Area code: 814

Distribution of median household income in Ridgway, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ridgway, PA in 2017
Ridgway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Ridgway, PA
Historical housing units in Ridgway, PA
Most common industries in Ridgway, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.5%)
  • Chemicals (9.7%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (11.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Chemicals (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Ridgway, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Engineers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.1%)
  • Engineers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)

Average climate in Ridgway, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridgway, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Ridgway-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Ridgway borough center killed 7 people and injured 30 people.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 14.7 miles away from the borough center killed 4 people and injured 40 people.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgway-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from Ridgway center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from Ridgway center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 283.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from Ridgway center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 330.4 miles away from Ridgway center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elk County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridgway:

  • ELK COUNTY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 94 HOSPITAL ST)
  • RIDGWAY COMM NURSE SERVICE INC (94 HOSPITAL STREET)
  • HELPMATES HOME NURSES (225 SOUTH STREET)

Heliports located in Ridgway:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgway:

  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Clarion, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,771)
  • St Bonaventure University (about 48 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,286)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 55 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus (about 61 miles; Indiana, PA; FT enrollment: 14,471)
  • Pennsylvania State University-World Campus (about 62 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 4,893)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; University Park, PA; FT enrollment: 45,483)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona (about 64 miles; Altoona, PA; FT enrollment: 3,656)

Public high school in Ridgway:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgway:

See full list of schools located in Ridgway

Library in Ridgway:

  • RIDGWAY FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $90,542; Location: 329 CENTER ST; 17,995 books; 398 audio materials; 882 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ridgway: Ridgway Fire Department Capital City (A), Ridgway Fire Department Central Station (B), Ridgway Fire Department Second Ward (C), Boro Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Leos Cemetery (1), Pine Grove Cemetery (2), Thayer Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gallagher Run (A), Elk Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Elk County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 109 Center Street).

Court: Domestic Relations of Elk County Court House (250 West Main Street).

Birthplace of: Billy Rhines - Baseball player, Dan A. Surra - Politician, James Henry Gillis - Navy admiral, Joe Kulbacki - Football player, Tom Knowlson - Baseball player.

Elk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgway and their reported violations in the past:

JOHNSONBURG BILO (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgway that have no violations reported:

  • THE WELL (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DAGUSCAHONDA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • FLYING DOVE RANCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

60.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ridgway in 2010:

  • 51 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ridgway in 2000:

  • 60 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Ridgway (2011 data):

  • Northwest Savings Bank: Ridgway Branch at 121 Main Street, branch established on 2002/10/15; Main At Mill Streets Branch at 170 Main St, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $7,975.9 mil, Deposits: $5,985.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 172 total offices
  • CNB Bank: Ridgway Branch at 2070 Court Street, branch established on 1901/08/01. Info updated 2009/08/05: Bank assets: $1,579.5 mil, Deposits: $1,354.4 mil, headquarters in Clearfield, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Cnb Financial Corporation
  • The Farmers National Bank of Emlenton: Ridgway Branch at 173 Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2008/11/05: Bank assets: $490.2 mil, Deposits: $416.5 mil, headquarters in Emlenton, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Emclaire Financial Corp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Ridgway Branch at 301 Main Street, branch established on 1964/07/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Ridgway:

Marital status in Ridgway, PA
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgway:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ridgway
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridgway, PA (based on Elk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,4768
Mainline Protestant4,74126
Evangelical Protestant90510
Other2292
None3,595-
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: 8
This county:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Elk County:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Elk County:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Elk County:

8.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ridgway:

49.6%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Ridgway:

26.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ridgway:

18.7%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ridgway:

20.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ridgway:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ridgway:

23.4%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.7%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgway, PA 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
Other and Unallocable 6$15,682$31,3641$797
Streets and Highways 6$10,294$20,5881$1,594
Police Protection - Officers 5$9,462$22,7097$4,980
Financial Administration 3$4,311$17,2440$0
Sewerage 3$6,678$26,7123$2,168
Water Supply 2$4,227$25,3620$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,265$39,1800$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 2$535
Totals for Government 26$53,919$24,88614$10,074

Ridgway government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $79,000 ($20.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($13.42)
    General Public Buildings: $36,000 ($9.47)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($5.79)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($3.16)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,235,000 ($325.00)
    Sewerage: $1,046,000 ($275.26)
    Water Utilities: $623,000 ($163.95)
    Police Protection: $408,000 ($107.37)
    Regular Highways: $373,000 ($98.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $314,000 ($82.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $212,000 ($55.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $126,000 ($33.16)
    Central Staff Services: $90,000 ($23.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($18.68)
    Natural Resources - Other: $43,000 ($11.32)
    Financial Administration: $38,000 ($10.00)
    General Public Buildings: $20,000 ($5.26)
    Libraries: $18,000 ($4.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($1.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($15.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $106,000 ($27.89)
    Central Staff Services: $67,000 ($17.63)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($7.37)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,469,000 ($386.58)

Ridgway government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,745,000 ($459.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $432,000 ($113.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($2.63)
    Other: $10,000 ($2.63)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($2.37)
    Parking Facilities: $8,000 ($2.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $44,000 ($11.58)
    Highways: $12,000 ($3.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $216,000 ($56.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $92,000 ($24.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $27,000 ($7.11)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($4.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($1.84)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.79)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,099,000 ($289.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $138,000 ($36.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $118,000 ($31.05)
    Highways: $92,000 ($24.21)
    General Local Government Support: $15,000 ($3.95)
  • Tax - Property: $749,000 ($197.11)
    Individual Income: $281,000 ($73.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $255,000 ($67.11)
    Public Utility License: $24,000 ($6.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000 ($3.95)

Ridgway government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,467,000 ($386.05)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $803,000 ($211.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $664,000 ($174.74)

Ridgway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,350,000 ($618.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($2.89)

2.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.10%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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 Clearfield County, PA  0.31% ($36,698 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, PA  0.26% ($36,139)
from McKean County, PA  0.25% ($44,471)


3.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.03%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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 Clearfield County, PA  0.39% ($41,400 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, PA  0.31% ($31,535)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.24% ($32,485)
Businesses in Ridgway, PA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Rite Aid1UPS1
Subway1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgway:

  • WKBI (1400 AM; 1 kW; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: THE ELK-CAMERON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCED (1420 AM; 5 kW; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: VOX ALLEGANY, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNAE (1310 AM; 5 kW; WARREN, PA; Owner: KINZUA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPA (900 AM; 3 kW; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WLEM (1250 AM; 3 kW; EMPORIUM, PA; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WECZ (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCS (1160 AM; 10 kW; HOMER CITY, PA; Owner: RENDA RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgway:

  • WJNG (100.5 FM; JOHNSONBURG, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKBI-FM (93.9 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: THE ELK-CAMERON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WDDH (97.5 FM; ST. MARYS, PA; Owner: LAUREL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WPSB (90.1 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOKW (102.9 FM; CURWENSVILLE, PA; Owner: RAYMARK BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDBA (107.3 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: DU BOIS AREA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQYX (93.1 FM; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: CLEARFIELD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQRM (106.3 FM; SMETHPORT, PA; Owner: FARM & HOME BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWQ (102.1 FM; DU BOIS, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQKY (98.9 FM; EMPORIUM, PA; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMI (103.9 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: BEECH TREE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHKS (94.9 FM; PORT ALLEGANY, PA; Owner: L-COM INC.)
  • W220BU (91.9 FM; SAINT MARY'S, PA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES RADIO, INC.)
  • WUBZ-FM (105.9 FM; PHILIPSBURG, PA; Owner: MOSHANNON VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSN (106.5 FM; REYNOLDSVILLE, PA; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMKX (105.5 FM; BROOKVILLE, PA; Owner: STRATTAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W202BE (88.3 FM; KANE, PA; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgway:

  • WPSX-TV (Channel 3; CLEARFIELD, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
Ridgway fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ridgway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.6mTotal length
  • $2,013,000Total costs
  • 41,746Total average daily traffic
  • 3,698Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,114Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridgway, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ridgway, PA

2007 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2007 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridgway, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (66.9%), and Outside Fires (18.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridgway, PA
    • 11366.9%Structure Fires
    • 3218.9%Outside Fires
    • 2011.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgway, PA
Most common first names in Ridgway, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10073.5 years
Mary7877.9 years
William7475.5 years
Joseph5873.8 years
James5471.1 years
Robert5273.6 years
Helen4479.2 years
George4076.2 years
Harry4077.3 years
Ruth3980.1 years
Most common last names in Ridgway, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6678.7 years
Anderson4677.4 years
Nelson2881.5 years
Smith2678.7 years
Miller2171.2 years
Carlson2081.2 years
Gardner1971.0 years
Thompson1579.3 years
Steis1579.7 years
Benson1481.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgway, PA
  • 87.1%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgway, PA
  • 63.5%Utility gas
  • 36.5%Electricity


Ridgway compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
There is 1 pilot and 8 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • David M. Miller-Martini (2)
  • Narayana Subramany (1)
  • Julian Alex Thomas (1)
  • Daniel James Gongloff (1)
  • Ralph A. Williams (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.