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Location of Ridgeway, Missouri
|• Total||1.23 sq mi (3.17 km2)|
|• Land||1.22 sq mi (3.15 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||1,060 ft (323 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||354.97/sq mi (137.07/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0730192|
Ridgeway is a city in Harrison County, Missouri, United States. The population was 372 at the 2020 census.
Ridgeway was originally called "Yankee Ridge". A post office called Yankee Ridge was establihsed in 1872, and the name was changed to Ridgeway in 1880. The present name honors an employee of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad.
Ridgeway is located at 40°22′43″N 93°56′17″W / 40.37861°N 93.93806°W (40.378734, -93.937950).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2), of which 1.22 sq mi (3.16 km2) is land and 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 464 people, 197 households, and 123 families residing in the town. The population density was 380.3 inhabitants per square mile (146.8/km2). There were 242 housing units at an average density of 198.4 per square mile (76.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
There were 197 households, of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.6% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.97.
The median age in the city was 42.2 years. 26.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.3% were from 45 to 64; and 22.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
- Clark Franklin Rinehart, U.S. Navy pilot who died in the Battle of the Coral Sea and was honored by having the USS Rinehart (DE-196) named after him