Ridgeville, Indiana facts for kids
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Location of Ridgeville in Randolph County, Indiana.
|• Total||0.56 sq mi (1.44 km2)|
|• Land||0.56 sq mi (1.44 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||997 ft (304 m)|
|• Density||1,239.64/sq mi (478.98/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||442000|
A post office called Ridgeville has been in operation since 1851. The town was named for its lofty elevation.
Ridgeville is located at(40.290723, -85.029183).
According to the 2010 census, Ridgeville has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 803 people, 323 households, and 219 families living in the town. The population density was 1,433.9 inhabitants per square mile (553.6/km2). There were 371 housing units at an average density of 662.5 per square mile (255.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 323 households, of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.2% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.01.
The median age in the town was 35.1 years. 28.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 22.9% were from 45 to 64; and 14.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.
The town has a lending library, the Ridgeville Public Library.
- Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904–1971), co-recipient of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, was born in Ridgeville.
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