Ridgway is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,896 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgway is the 366th largest community in Pennsylvania. Ridgway has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Ridgway is a blue-collar town, with 36.41% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ridgway is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgway who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), healthcare (6.48%), and management occupations (6.38%).
The percentage of adults in Ridgway who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.06% of the adults in Ridgway have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ridgway in 2010 was $23,789, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,156 for a family of four. However, Ridgway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Ridgway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgway residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ridgway include Italian, Irish, English, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Ridgway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.