Ridgeley is a tiny town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 620 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeley is the 175th largest community in West Virginia. Ridgeley has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Unlike some towns, Ridgeley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ridgeley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ridgeley is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeley who work in office and administrative support (21.45%), personal care services (11.18%), and management occupations (6.95%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ridgeley spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.25 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small town, Ridgeley does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Ridgeley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.61% of adults in Ridgeley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Ridgeley in 2018 was $19,610, which is lower middle income relative to West Virginia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,440 for a family of four.
The people who call Ridgeley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgeley residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeley include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.