Ridgeway, Missouri

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Ridgeway is a city in Harrison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 530 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Ridgeway is located at 40°22′43″N 93°56′17″W / 40.37861°N 93.93806°W / 40.37861; -93.93806 (40.378734, -93.937950).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.0 km²). 1.2 mi² (3.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 mi² (0.1 km²) of it (1.72%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 530 people, 221 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 464.5 people per square mile (179.5/km²). There were 261 housing units at an average density of 228.8/sq mi (88.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.55% White, 0.94% Native American, 0.57% Asian, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There were 221 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.5% were non-families. 29.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,844, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $16,094 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,551. About 17.1% of families and 22.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.7% of those under age 18 and 11.5% of those age 65 or over.

References

Bethany | Cainsville | Gilman City‡ | New Hampton | Ridgeway

Blythedale | Eagleville | Mount Moriah

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