Ridgely, TN Population

Population: 1,667. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,593 (-4.4% change)
Males: 732 (43.9%), Females: 935 (56.1%)

Lake County

Zip code: 38080

Median resident age: 41.2 years
Median household income: $20,675
Median house value: $50,700

Races in Ridgely:

  • White Non-Hispanic (79.5%)
  • Black (17.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (25.0%), Irish (6.6%), English (4.0%), German (2.8%), Dutch (1.7%).

Elevation: 280 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgely

  • High school or higher: 49.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgely town

  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 13.3%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -178 (-9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgely:

  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE DYERSBURG HOSPITA (about 17 miles; DYERSBURG, TN)
  • PEMISCOT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; HAYTI, MO)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION CITY (about 31 miles; UNION CITY, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgely:

  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 62 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
  • CAPE GIRARDEAU REGIONAL (about 66 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Abbreviation: CGI)
  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 69 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgely:

Amtrak station near Ridgely:

  • 19 miles: NEWBERN/DYERSBURG (NEWBERN, 108 JEFFERSON ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgely:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 52 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Full-time enrollment: 7,227)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 79 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 81 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 81 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
Public primary/middle school in Ridgely:

  • LARA KENDALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 389; Location: 200 COLLEGE ST; Grades: KG – 08)

Libraries

Library in Ridgely:

  • RIDGELY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $10,450; Location: 134 N. MAIN STREET; 13,042 books; 126 audio materials; 247 video materials; 8 serial subscriptions)

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