Ridgeley, WV Demographics


Population (year 2000): 762. Estimated population in July 2005: 709 (-7.0% change)
Males: 355 (46.6%), Females: 407 (53.4%)

Mineral County

Zip code: 26753

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $26,016 (year 2000)
Median house value: $45,600 (year 2000)

Races in Ridgeley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (21.4%), United States (15.1%), Irish (14.0%), English (7.0%), Italian (4.3%), Scottish (2.2%).

Elevation: 622 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeley

  • High school or higher: 75.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeley town

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeley:

  • MEMORIAL HOSP & MED CTR CUMBERLAND (about 1 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD)
  • THOMAS B FINAN CENTER (about 1 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeley:

  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 46 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; ID: JST)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 54 miles; ALTOONA, PA; ID: AOO)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 62 miles; LATROBE, PA; ID: LBE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeley:

  • MEXICO FARMS (about 4 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; ID: 1W3)
  • GREATER CUMBERLAND REGIONAL (about 4 miles; CUMBERLAND, MD; ID: CBE)
  • INDIAN LAKE (about 29 miles; CENTRAL CITY, PA; ID: 5G2)
Amtrak station near Ridgeley:

  • 1 miles: CUMBERLAND (E. HARRISON ST. & QUEEN CITY DR.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeley:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 45 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 2,851)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • LORD FAIRFAX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; MIDDLETOWN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,064)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 66 miles; ALTOONA, PA; FT enrollment: 3,516)
  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 68 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,576)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 70 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)

Schools

Public high school in Ridgeley:

  • FRANKFORT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: RR 3 BOX 169; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Ridgeley:

  • FRANKFORT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: RR 3 BOX 170; Grades: 05 – 08)