Ridgway is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 932 people and just one neighborhood, Ridgway is the 158th largest community in Colorado. Ridgway has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Ridgway, where the median household income is $59,712.
Real Estate Prices
Ridgway home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Ridgway real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ridgway is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ridgway is a town of professionals, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgway who work in management occupations (13.79%), teaching (10.91%) and sales jobs (10.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Being a small town, Ridgway does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.