Ridgeway, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 354. Estimated population in July 2005: 351 (-0.8% change)
Males: 172 (48.6%), Females: 182 (51.4%)

Hardin County

Zip code: 43345

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $43,542 (year 2000)
Median house value: $54,500 (year 2000)

Races in Ridgeway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Black (1.7%)

Ancestries: German (26.8%), Irish (13.3%), United States (7.6%), English (7.1%), Dutch (5.1%), Scottish (3.7%).

Elevation: 1053 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway village

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 64.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 4.8%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-4.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeway:

  • HARDIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; KENTON, OH)
  • MARY RUTAN HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; BELLEFONTAINE, OH)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF UNION COUNTY (about 23 miles; MARYSVILLE, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeway:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
  • SPRINGFIELD-BECKLEY MUNI (about 51 miles; SPRINGFIELD, OH; ID: SGH)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 60 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeway:

  • ELLIOTTS LANDING (about 5 miles; MOUNT VICTORY, OH; ID: O74)
  • HARDIN COUNTY (about 8 miles; KENTON, OH; ID: I95)
  • BELLEFONTAINE RGNL (about 20 miles; BELLEFONTAINE, OH; ID: 4F5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; ADA, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,161)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF FINDLAY (about 37 miles; FINDLAY, OH; FT enrollment: 3,508)
  • WITTENBERG UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; SPRINGFIELD, OH; FT enrollment: 2,197)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 52 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 54 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; FT enrollment: 2,226)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)

Schools

Public high school in Ridgeway:

  • RIDGEMONT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 162 E HALE; Grades: 07 – 12)