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Ridgeway, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Ridgeway had a population of 348 as of July 1, 2016. Ridgeway ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgeway is located at latitude 40.5124 and longitude -83.5689 in Hardin County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Ridgeway (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hardin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Ridgeway are located in Hardin County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Logan County.

The Village of Ridgeway (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Ridgeway is located within Township of Bokescreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hardin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridgeway population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridgeway: Hale, West Ridgeway.

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Ridgeway, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 348
Population in Households 348
Population in Familes 309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 588
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 128
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 137 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $121,591
Average Home Value $138,739


Median Household Income $51,040
Average Household Income $57,959
Per Capita Income $20,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.34%
Households 0.38% 0.31%
Families 1.01% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Ridgeway, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgeway to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 961 21st
Population Density1 # 971 20th
Diversity Index2 # 851 30th
Median Household Income # 541 56th
Per Capita Income # 971 20th

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