Ridge Farm is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 860 people and just one neighborhood, Ridge Farm is the 663rd largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Ridge Farm was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ridge Farm is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.82% of the Ridge Farm workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ridge Farm is a village of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridge Farm who work in office and administrative support (21.76%), personal care services (6.47%) and healthcare (6.18%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Ridge Farm has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ridge Farm a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Ridge Farm, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Ridge Farm doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.