Ridgeway is a tiny town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 708 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeway is the 289th largest community in Virginia.
Ridgeway is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ridgeway is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeway who work in office and administrative support (18.48%), teaching (12.12%), and management occupations (7.27%).
As is often the case in a small town, Ridgeway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Ridgeway rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.96% of adults 25 and older in Ridgeway have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Ridgeway in 2010 was $19,396, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,584 for a family of four.
Ridgeway is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ridgeway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgeway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ridgeway also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.56% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeway include European, Swedish, English, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.