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Ridgway
  • Town in Colorado

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Ridgway is a town in Colorado with a population of 1,142. Ridgway is in Ouray County. Living in Ridgway offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Ridgway and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Ridgway are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$426,000
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,246
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    0
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  11%

Working in Ridgway

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$72,628
National
$64,994

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