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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Ridgeway is a town in Alaska with a population of 2,338. Ridgeway is in Kenai Peninsula Borough. Living in Ridgeway offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ridgeway. The public schools in Ridgeway are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$251,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,186
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Ridgeway Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$108,409
National
$55,322
Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Ridgeway Reviews

3 reviews
I want to work with animals & besides kennels/shelters, there aren't any real opportunities here for me.
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Clothing stores sparse. some community unique shops
Variety in appearance of housing. not too many abandoned or vacant homes.