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   (County: Ouray County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ridgway Town, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 44

10 to 14 years : 6

15 to 17 years : 57

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 30

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 22

35 to 39 years : 57

40 to 44 years : 23

45 to 49 years : 86

50 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 47

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 30

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 4

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 37

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 55

15 to 17 years : 24

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 10

25 to 29 years : 6

30 to 34 years : 21

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 66

45 to 49 years : 92

50 to 54 years : 24

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 7

65 and 66 years : 11

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 487

Multiple ancestry : 378

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 104

Ancestry not reported : 58


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 984

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 12

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 28

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 66

5 to 17 years : 224

18 to 24 years : 48

25 to 34 years : 60

35 to 44 years : 210

45 to 54 years : 232

55 to 59 years : 87

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 37

65 to 74 years : 24

75 years and over : 11

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 61

5 to 17 years : 102

18 to 24 years : 10

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 110

18 to 24 years : 38

25 to 34 years : 45

35 to 44 years : 207

45 to 54 years : 190

55 to 59 years : 75

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 11

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 13

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 114

Female : 130

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 353

Female : 387

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 12

Foreign born:

Male : 23

Female : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 244

Born in other state in the United States : 740

Native: born outside the United States : 12

Foreign born : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 40

Now married, except separated : 53

Divorced : 19

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 175

Now married, except separated : 372

Divorced : 116

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 13


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Speak only English : 878

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

German:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 60

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • German: 193   (21.3%)
  • Irish: 145   (16.0%)
  • English: 144   (15.9%)
  • Other Groups: 80   (8.8%)
  • Swedish: 43   (4.7%)
  • Italian: 35   (3.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 35   (3.9%)
  • Norwegian: 27   (3.0%)
  • Dutch: 27   (3.0%)
  • Swiss: 26   (2.9%)
  • United States Or American: 24   (2.6%)
  • Scottish: 21   (2.3%)
  • European: 17   (1.9%)
  • Danish: 13   (1.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 11   (1.2%)
  • Polish: 9   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 8   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.9%)
  • Scandinavian: 7   (0.8%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.7%)
  • Armenian: 5   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ridgway Town, Colorado is 1,027



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ridgway Town, Colorado: 490
Female Population in Ridgway Town, Colorado: 537


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ridgway Town, Colorado: 38.8
Median Female Resident Age in Ridgway Town, Colorado: 41.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ridgway Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

44.4

Male

43.9

Female

44.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.5

Male

0.0

Female

32.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

48.0

Male

62.0

Female

21.5

Asian


Both sexes

46.5

Male

46.5

Female

42.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

14.5

Male

16.5

Female

12.5

Other


Both sexes

30.5

Male

30.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.5

Male

8.5

Female

34.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

34.0

Male

32.0

Female

35.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.6

Male

44.0

Female

45.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Ridgway Town, Colorado


  • White: 1,027
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ridgway Town, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ridgway Town, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.86%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 2   (0.86%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 46   (19.74%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (11.16%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 59   (25.32%)
  • Associate Degree: 9   (3.86%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 65   (27.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 14   (6.01%)
  • Professional School Degree: 8   (3.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (1.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 57   (23.17%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 22   (8.94%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 43   (17.48%)
  • Associate Degree: 18   (7.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 88   (35.77%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (4.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.81%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • Ridgway R-2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-4320, Students: 329 )

  • Uncompahgre Bocs


    ( Location: Po Box 728, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-2977, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • Ridgway Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 159 )

  • Ridgway Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 83 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • Ridgway High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 230, Ridgway, CO 81432, Phone: (970) 626-5468, Students: 87 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • Ridgway Library District


    300 Charles Street, Ridgway, CO 81432

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ridgway Town, Colorado


  • Ridgway Railroad Museum


    Po Box 588, Ridgway, CO 81432

  • Weehawken Creative Arts


    Po Box 734, Ridgway, CO 81432

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ridgway Town, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ridgway Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Ridgway Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Ponderosa Heliport  

Basin


(1) Bears Den   (2) Blaine Basin  

Building


(1) Log Hill Mesa Fire Protection District Station 2 Headquarters   (2) Ridgway Area Chamber Of Commerce   (3) Ridgway Community Library   (4) Ridgway Fire Department Historical   (5) Ridgway Police Department   (6) Ridgway Rehabilitation Center   (7) Ridgway Town Hall   (8) Ridgway Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Alkali Ditch Number 1   (2) Alkali Ditch Number 2   (3) Cannon Ditch   (4) Cimarron Feeder Garnet Ditch   (5) Dallas Ditch   (6) Park Ditch   (7) Ridgway Town Ditch   (8) Sneva Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Cedar Hill Cemetery   (2) Dallas Park Cemetery  

Census


(1) Loghill Village Census Designated Place   (2) Portland Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) West Arm Uncompahgre River  

Church


(1) Ridgway Community Church  

Civil


(1) Ouray County   (2) Ouray Division   (3) Town Of Ridgway  

Dam


(1) Carroll Brown Dam   (2) Chaffe Gulch Dentention Number 6 Dam   (3) Doelz Dam   (4) Elephant Dam   (5) Otonowanda Dam  

Flat


(1) Box Factory Park   (2) Cocan Flats   (3) Elder Meadow   (4) Howard Flats   (5) Hunter Park   (6) Moonshine Park   (7) Negro Park   (8) Thistle Park  

Gap


(1) Dallas Divide   (2) Owl Creek Pass  

Hospital


(1) Mountain Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Black Lake   (2) Dry Lake   (3) Lake Lenore   (4) Natural Pond   (5) West Lake  

Locale


(1) American Lead And Zinc Mill   (2) Dalpaz Ranch   (3) Erickson Ranch   (4) Fisher Camp   (5) Hot T Camp   (6) Kelly Camp   (7) Kettle Camp   (8) Mcclure Camp   (9) Ouray County Fairground   (10) Ouray County Fairgrounds And Rodeo   (11) Phillips Camp   (12) Vance Place  

Mine


(1) Almadi Mine   (2) Bachelor Mine   (3) Dad Town Mine   (4) Dallas Placers Mine   (5) El Mahdi Mine   (6) Fortuna Mine   (7) Granger Mine   (8) Happy Jack Mine   (9) Hummingbird Mine   (10) Liberty Bell Mines   (11) Little Gem Mine   (12) Nasby Mine   (13) Neodesha Mine   (14) News Boy Mine   (15) Park Placer Mine   (16) Pony Express Mine   (17) Ruby Trust Mine   (18) Senorita Mine   (19) Sequin Mine   (20) Syracuse Mine   (21) Uncompahgre Placer Mine   (22) Wedge Mine  

Park


(1) Billy Creek State Wildlife Area   (2) Ridgway Town Park  

Pillar


(1) Chimney Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Dallas   (2) Eldredge   (3) Loghill Village   (4) Portland   (5) Ridgway  

Post Office


(1) Ridgway Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Carrol Brown Reservoir   (2) Chaffe Gulch Dentention Number 6 Reservoir   (3) City Reservoir   (4) Cottonwood Reservoir   (5) Doelz Reservoir   (6) Elephant Reservoir   (7) Lake Otonawanda   (8) Lower Desert Tank   (9) Ridgway Reservoir   (10) Spring Pond   (11) Upper Desert Tank   (12) Victor Reservoir   (13) West Pond  

Ridge


(1) Dike Ridge   (2) Knife Edge   (3) Pinion Ridge   (4) Ramshorn Ridge   (5) Sagehen Ridge   (6) Spruce Ridge  

School


(1) Ridgway Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Billy Wood Spring   (2) Danforth Spring   (3) Gibson Spring   (4) Groff Spring   (5) Gutshall Spring   (6) Homer Brown Spring   (7) Hout Spring   (8) Mckean Spring   (9) Montgomery Spring   (10) Mud Spring   (11) Orvis Hot Spring   (12) Palmer Spring   (13) Schmidt Spring   (14) Smith Spring   (15) Ulah Brown Spring  

Stream


(1) Alkali Creek   (2) Andy Creek   (3) Beaver Creek   (4) Beaver Dam Creek   (5) Billy Creek   (6) Burro Creek   (7) Cedar Creek   (8) Coal Creek   (9) Corbett Creek   (10) Cottonwood Creek   (11) Courthouse Creek   (12) Cow Creek   (13) Cutler Creek   (14) Dallas Creek   (15) Deer Creek   (16) Dexter Creek   (17) Dipping Vat Creek   (18) Dry Creek   (19) East Fork Dallas Creek   (20) East Fork Horsefly Creek   (21) Fisher Creek   (22) Flume Creek   (23) Lou Creek   (24) Martin Creek   (25) Mckenzie Creek   (26) Nate Creek   (27) North Fork Alkali Creek   (28) North Fork Lou Creek   (29) Oben Creek   (30) Owl Creek   (31) Pleasant Valley Creek   (32) Red Creek   (33) South Fork Alkali Creek   (34) Tommy Creek   (35) Vance Creek   (36) West Fork Dallas Creek   (37) West Fork Horsefly Creek   (38) West Fork West Dallas Creek   (39) Whitehouse Creek   (40) Wilson Creek  

Summit


(1) Baldy Peak   (2) Burnt Mill Mesa   (3) Courthouse Mountain   (4) Dunsinane   (5) Log Hill Mesa   (6) Mckenzie Butte   (7) Miller Mesa   (8) Onion Hill   (9) Precipice Peak   (10) Round Top   (11) Sneva Mountain   (12) South Baldy   (13) Spruce Mountain   (14) Stealey Mountain   (15) West Baldy  

Swamp


(1) Willow Swamp  

Tower


(1) Kura-fm Ouray  

Trail


(1) Blue Lakes Trail   (2) Courthouse Trail   (3) Dallas Trail   (4) Green Mountain Trail  

Valley


(1) Bear Gulch   (2) Blaine Draw   (3) Busted Boiler Draw   (4) Chaffee Gulch   (5) Cobbs Gulch   (6) Crooked Tree Gulch   (7) Cuddigan Gulch   (8) Devils Canyon   (9) Dry Gulch   (10) Kettle Gulch   (11) Pleasant Valley   (12) Pleasant Valley Canyon   (13) Ramshorn Gulch   (14) Storm Gulch   (15) Stough Draw   (16) Taylor Draw   (17) Winchester Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ridgway Town, Colorado

81432 (pop. 2,189)


Cities Nearby Ridgway Town, Colorado

Ouray Ccd, CO  (pop. 4,519) 0.8 Miles
Loghill Village Cdp, CO  (pop. 609) 3.8 Miles
Ouray City, CO  (pop. 970) 10.0 Miles
Telluride Town, CO  (pop. 2,771) 15.1 Miles
Mountain Village Town, CO  (pop. 973) 16.1 Miles
Telluride Ccd, CO  (pop. 5,662) 16.7 Miles
Sawpit Town, CO  (pop. 63) 17.1 Miles
Ophir Town, CO  (pop. 143) 20.8 Miles
Montrose Ccd, CO  (pop. 29,665) 22.3 Miles
Montrose City, CO  (pop. 17,025) 23.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ridgway Town, Colorado

970



Elevation in Ridgway Town, Colorado is 7,011.0 ft. (2,137.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ridgway Town, Colorado

Lat: 38.151934 N        Long: -107.756870 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ridgway Town, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ridgway Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40   (11.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 23   (6.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 56   (16.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 59   (17.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 42   (12.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 27   (8.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 26   (7.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 17   (5.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 13   (3.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 379

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 83

In 3-person carpool : 9

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 4

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 22

Walked : 72

Other means : 1

Worked at home : 19


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 46

5 to 9 minutes : 141

10 to 14 minutes : 50

15 to 19 minutes : 21

20 to 24 minutes : 49

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 46

35 to 39 minutes : 8

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 145

60 to 89 minutes : 45

90 or more minutes : 19


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 43

No Social Security income : 340


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

With retirement income : 54

No retirement income : 329


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 17

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 10

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $74,999 : 14

$75,000 to $99,999 : 51

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,274


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • KPKE (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Gunnison, CO; Owner: John Harvey Rees)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5.0 kW; Montrose, CO; Owner: Ccr-montrose Iv, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • KVLE-FM (102.3 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Pilgrim Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (104.1 FM; Silverton, CO; Owner: Laramie Mountain Broadcasting, Llc)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Academy Media Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Ouray, CO; Owner: Cedar Cove Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Crested Butte Mountain Educational Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Public Broadcasting Of Colorado, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Cheyenne Mountain Public Broadcast House, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Make A Difference Foundation, Inc)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: United Ministries)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Ouray, CO; Owner: Make A Difference Foundation, Inc)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Silverton, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Ouray, CO; Owner: Academy Media Inc.)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Ouray, CO; Owner: San Miguel Educational Fund)
  • KTEI (90.7 FM; Placerville, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • KWSB-FM (91.1 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: Western State College Of Colorado)
  • NEW (91.1 FM; Silverton, CO; Owner: Kute, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Montrose, CO; Owner: United Ministries)
  • KOTO (91.7 FM; Mountain Village, CO; Owner: San Miguel Educational Fund, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Montrose, CO; Owner: United Ministries)
  • KRKQ (95.5 FM; Mountain Village, CO; Owner: Lorenz E. Proietti)
  • KEJJ (98.3 FM; Gunnison, CO; Owner: John Harvey Rees)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • KREY-TV (Channel 10; Montrose, CO; Owner: Hoak Media Of Colorado License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ridgway Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 75  (34.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 24  (11.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (7.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 70  (32.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (35.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 28  (15.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 69  (38.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 58 Farms In Ridgway Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ridgway Town, Colorado

The Citizens State Bank Of Ouray - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $84.5k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

Alpine Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ridgway Town, Colorado

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 16.0 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 25.2 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Blake Field


    (about 46.7 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 47.3 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 51.6 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ridgway Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

57.73%

Carpooled

15.46%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

1.55%

Bicycle

1.03%

Walked

10.31%

Other Means

0.52%

Worked At Home

13.40%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ridgway Town, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 213

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 19

Female householder, no husband present : 17

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 90

Householder not living alone : 44


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 44

All other households : 339


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 70

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 47

Renter-occupied housing units : 87


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 28

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 28

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $44,999 : 34

$45,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 51

$60,000 to $74,999 : 63

$75,000 to $99,999 : 51

$100,000 to $124,999 : 18

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 9

$200,000 or more : 18


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Total : 447


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 383

Vacant : 64


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 43

Built 2000 to 2004 : 44

Built 1990 to 1999 : 204

Built 1980 to 1989 : 43

Built 1970 to 1979 : 29

Built 1960 to 1969 : 8

Built 1950 to 1959 : 0

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 76


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 93

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 229

Electricity : 8

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 42

Solar energy : 3

Other fuel : 8

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 to $249,999 : 16

$250,000 to $299,999 : 34

$300,000 to $399,999 : 63

$400,000 to $499,999 : 45

$500,000 to $749,999 : 32

$750,000 to $999,999 : 16

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 14

Home equity loan only : 33

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 22

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 80

Housing units without a mortgage : 62


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ridgway Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $416,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $388,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $357,700

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $381,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ridgway Town, Colorado: 63.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ridgway Town, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 58 58 $15,445,478
  Two Family 1 2 $327,448
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

59 60 $15,772,926
2000        
  Single Family 56 56 $17,686,222
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

56 56 $17,686,222
2001        
  Single Family 76 76 $18,060,255
  Two Family 2 4 $711,700
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

78 80 $18,771,955
2002        
  Single Family 60 60 $16,769,258
  Two Family 1 2 $286,316
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

61 62 $17,055,574
2003        
  Single Family 83 83 $18,798,638
  Two Family 2 4 $479,200
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

85 87 $19,277,838
2004        
  Single Family 63 63 $17,920,967
  Two Family 4 8 $1,334,446
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $1,399,284
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

69 78 $20,654,697
2005        
  Single Family 60 60 $21,870,053
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

60 60 $21,870,053
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ridgway Town, CO): $40,903
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ridgway Town): $197,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ridgway Town): $699
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ridgway Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 1.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 75.9%
Electricity: 9.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ridgway Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ridgway Town, Colorado

Volunteers Of America Home Health Of Western Colo


     Address: 1681 E Niagara Road, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/31/2002

Alpine Home Health Inc


     Address: 843 South 3rd Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/16/1998

Mountain Home Health


     Address: 300 E Denver Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/5/1991

Delta Montrose Home Health Services


     Address: 70 W Stafford Lane #103, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/10/1984

Rocky Mountain Nurses Inc-delta Office


     Address: 540 Main Street #110, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/5/1995

Hospitals Close To Ridgway Town, Colorado

Montrose Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 S 3rd St, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Delta County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1501 E 3rd Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

"animas Surgical Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 575 Rivergate Lane, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Mercy Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Ridgway Town, Colorado

Valley Manor Care Center


     Address: 1401 South Cascade, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 67%

San Juan Living Center


     Address: 1043 Ridge Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Health Care Center At Gunnison Living Community


     Address: 1500 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Colorow Care Center


     Address: 750 8th Street, Olathe, Colorado 81425
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Willow Tree Care Center


     Address: 2050 South Main Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ridgway Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 403 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ridgway Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 340
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Ouray County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 46.97%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.53%
  • Other 1.51%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ridgway Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Ouray County, CO

12.60 % of Ouray County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $78,777

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Ouray County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Montrose County , CO 1.10 % ($40,938 AGI )
  • San Miguel County , CO 0.75 % ($34,636 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.68 % ($73,600 AGI )

Relocation away from Ouray County, CO

11.08 % of Ouray County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,465

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Ouray County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Montrose County , CO 2.58 % ($59,595 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

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Crime Analysis

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Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



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