Ridgely, Missouri

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Ridgely, Missouri
Village
Location of Ridgely, Missouri
Location of Ridgely, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°27′8″N 94°38′3″W / 39.45222°N 94.63417°W / 39.45222; -94.63417Coordinates: 39°27′8″N 94°38′3″W / 39.45222°N 94.63417°W / 39.45222; -94.63417
Country United States
State Missouri
County Platte
Area[1]
 • Total 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Land 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 104
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 107
 • Density 72.2/sq mi (27.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-61886[4]
GNIS feature ID 0725295[5]

Ridgely is a village in Platte County, Missouri, United States. The population was 104 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Ridgely was established in 1848, and remained in operation until 1902.[6] The community most likely was so named on account of its lofty elevation.[7]

Geography[edit]

Ridgely is located at 39°27′8″N 94°38′3″W / 39.45222°N 94.63417°W / 39.45222; -94.63417 (39.452200, -94.634249).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.44 square miles (3.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 165
1870 121 −26.7%
1880 84 −30.6%
1970 53
1980 78 47.2%
1990 57 −26.9%
2000 64 12.3%
2010 104 62.5%
Est. 2015 111 [9] 6.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 104 people, 38 households, and 31 families residing in the village. The population density was 72.2 inhabitants per square mile (27.9/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 28.5 per square mile (11.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 38 households of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 38.8 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 34.6% were from 45 to 64; and 6.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 64 people, 23 households, and 14 families residing in the village. The population density was 60.3 people per square mile (23.3/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 22.6 per square mile (8.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 92.19% White, 7.81% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.81% of the population.

There were 23 households out of which 34.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 26.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.47.

In the village, the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $29,000, and the median income for a family was $29,500. Males had a median income of $59,167 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,017. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 24, 2012. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 17, 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 December 2016. 
  7. ^ "Platte County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.