Ridgeway is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 310 people and just one neighborhood, Ridgeway is the 397th largest community in Iowa. Ridgeway has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Real Estate Prices
Ridgeway real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Ridgeway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Ridgeway, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 48.33% of Ridgeway’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Ridgeway is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeway who work in sales jobs (16.67%), maintenance occupations (8.33%) and farm management occupations (8.33%).
In addition, many people in Ridgeway have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Ridgeway is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ridgeway is worth considering.
Ridgeway is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.