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Ridgebury township, PA map Land area: 38.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,982 (all rural)
Males: 987  (49.8%)
Females: 995  (50.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,969 (1,678 owner occupied, 291 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

29%


Races in Ridgebury township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.1%
  • Black: 0.6%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.7%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 39.0

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Average household size: 2.59

Ridgebury township:

2.6 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $43,922 ($35,573 in 1999)
This township:

$43,922
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $445 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $545)
Here:

$445
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $95,277 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Ridgebury township:

$95,277
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,645 - $174,598

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $155,572
Here:

$155,572
State:

$223,477

Townhouses or other attached units: $246,268
Here:

$246,268
State:

$164,518

In 2-unit structures: $305,019
Here:

$305,019
State:

$166,566

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $571,086
Here:

$571,086
State:

$223,507

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,843
Here:

$304,843
State:

$225,726

Mobile homes: $57,545
Here:

$57,545
State:

$35,442
Population density: 52 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

14.0%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

5.6%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Ridgebury Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ridgebury township: Ridgebury Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Bentley Creek Cemetery (1), Hanlon Hill Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Stacey Pond (A), Miller Pond (B), Galvin Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Justice Run (A), Trout Creek (B), Terwiliger Creek (C), Miller Run (D), Fall Creek (E), Threefall Run (F), Buck Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ridgebury township: State Game Lands Number 123 (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 19 (68% naturalized citizens)

Ridgebury township:  1.0%
State:  4.1%

71% of Ridgebury township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 52% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1149
  • Northeast: 699
  • Midwest: 24
  • South: 62
  • West: 23

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $62,500

Ridgebury township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

13 people in nursing homes

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 635
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 12
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 298

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,300


Housing units in Ridgebury township with a mortgage: 183 (16 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 112

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 12
  • 1995 to 1998: 55
  • 1990 to 1994: 90
  • 1980 to 1989: 153
  • 1970 to 1979: 242
  • 1960 to 1969: 132
  • 1950 to 1959: 71
  • 1940 to 1949: 41
  • 1939 or earlier: 158

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ridgebury township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 2
  • 3 rooms: 13
  • 4 rooms: 88
  • 5 rooms: 165
  • 6 rooms: 158
  • 7 rooms: 97
  • 8 rooms: 66
  • 9 or more rooms: 55

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ridgebury township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 5
  • 4 rooms: 23
  • 5 rooms: 32
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 8
  • 8 rooms: 9
  • 9 or more rooms: 8

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Ridgebury township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 20
  • 2 bedrooms: 171
  • 3 bedrooms: 342
  • 4 bedrooms: 87
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 22

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ridgebury township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 8
  • 2 bedrooms: 45
  • 3 bedrooms: 40
  • 4 bedrooms: 16
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Ridgebury township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 22
  • 1 vehicle: 154
  • 2 vehicles: 280
  • 3 vehicles: 139
  • 4 vehicles: 29
  • 5 or more vehicles: 20

Cars and other vehicles available in Ridgebury township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 59
  • 2 vehicles: 38
  • 3 vehicles: 10
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Bus drivers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Ridgebury township:

  • United States or American (20.5%)
  • German (18.5%)
  • English (17.2%)
  • Irish (14.4%)
  • Polish (4.5%)
  • Italian (4.1%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • United Kingdom (21%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • Ireland (11%)
  • India (11%)
  • Guatemala (11%)
  • Colombia (11%)
  • Canada (11%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 653 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 100 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (2%)
  • Walked: 17 (2%)
  • Other means: 15 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 24 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

13 people in nursing homes

97.1% of residents of Ridgebury township speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,969
  • In family households: 1,744 (475 male householders, 94 female householders)
    469 spouses, 587 children (534 natural, 19 adopted, 34 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 11 parents, 9 other relatives, 58 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 225 (94 male householders (82 living alone)), 94 female householders (82 living alone)), 37 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 13 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 262 2-persons, 131 3-persons, 95 4-persons, 62 5-persons, 17 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 164 1-person, 16 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 4 4-persons,

371 married couples with children.
94 single-parent households (33 men, 61 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

8.7%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

3.3%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

22.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Ridgebury township:

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