Ridgeway, Ohio

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Ridgeway, Ohio
Village
Ridgeway from the air
Ridgeway from the air
Location of Ridgeway, Ohio
Location of Ridgeway, Ohio
Detailed map of Ridgeway
Detailed map of Ridgeway
Coordinates: 40°30′50″N 83°34′14″W / 40.51389°N 83.57056°W / 40.51389; -83.57056Coordinates: 40°30′50″N 83°34′14″W / 40.51389°N 83.57056°W / 40.51389; -83.57056
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Hardin, Logan
Government
 • Mayor Robert Kelly[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Land 0.59 sq mi (1.53 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3] 1,060 ft (323 m)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 338
 • Estimate (2012[5]) 334
 • Density 572.9/sq mi (221.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43345
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-67118[6]
GNIS feature ID 1061606[3]

Ridgeway is a village in Hardin and Logan counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 338 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Ridgeway is located at 40°30′50″N 83°34′14″W / 40.51389°N 83.57056°W / 40.51389; -83.57056 (40.513880, -83.570642).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.59 square miles (1.53 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2010, there were 338 people, 125 households, and 93 families residing in the village. The population density was 572.9 inhabitants per square mile (221.2 /km2). There were 133 housing units at an average density of 225.4 per square mile (87.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% White, 1.5% African American, 0.3% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 125 households of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.6% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the village was 34.4 years. 29.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 354 people, 123 households, and 101 families residing in the village. The population density was 589.5 people per square mile (227.8/km²). There were 136 housing units at an average density of 226.5 per square mile (87.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.02% White, 1.69% African American, and 0.28% from other races.

There were 123 households out of which 47.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the village the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $43,542, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the village was $18,537. About 2.2% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In the elections of November 2007, Robert Kelly was elected mayor without opposition, and Richard Ray was elected to the village council. Kelly Kelly was elected clerk-treasurer without opposition.[1]

Transportation[edit]

State Route 292 passes through Ridgeway from north to south.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Examiner Staff, The. "Village results", Bellefontaine Examiner, 2007-11-07, p. 2.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  5. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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