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Ridgely, Missouri
Village
Location of Ridgely, Missouri
Location of Ridgely, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Platte
Area
 • Total 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Land 1.44 sq mi (3.73 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
965 ft (294 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 104
 • Estimate 
(2019)
106
 • Density 73.66/sq mi (28.45/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-61886
GNIS feature ID 0725295

Ridgely is a village in Platte County, Missouri within the United States. The population was 104 at the 2010 census. It lies within the Kansas City metropolitan area.

History

A post office called Ridgely was established in 1848, and remained in operation until 1902. The community most likely was so named on account of its lofty elevation.

Geography

Ridgely is located at 39°27′8″N 94°38′3″W / 39.45222°N 94.63417°W / 39.45222; -94.63417 (39.452200, -94.634249).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.44 square miles (3.73 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 165
1870 121 −26.7%
1880 84 −30.6%
1970 53
1980 78 47.2%
1990 57 −26.9%
2000 64 12.3%
2010 104 62.5%
2019 (est.) 106 1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 104 people, 38 households, and 31 families living in the village. The population density was 72.2 inhabitants per square mile (27.9/km2). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 28.5 per square mile (11.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 100.0% White.

There were 38 households, of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.4% were non-families. 15.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the village was 38.8 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 34.6% were from 45 to 64; and 6.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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