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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeway who work in office and administrative support (18.34%), food service (8.88%), and teaching (8.28%).
Residents will find that the town 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.
Being a small town, Ridgeway does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Ridgeway with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.48% of adults in Ridgeway have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ridgeway in 2010 was $17,366, which is low income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,464 for a family of four.
Ridgeway is an extremely 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 25.18% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeway include English, Irish, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeway is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.