Ridgeway, VA Population

Population: 775. Estimated population in July 2020: 798 (+3.0% change)
Males: 359 (46.3%), Females: 416 (53.7%)

Zip code: 24148

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $34,196
Median house value: $91,300

Races in Ridgeway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.8%)
  • Black (16.0%)
  • Vietnamese (2.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (16.0%), United States (12.6%), Irish (9.2%), German (5.8%), Swedish (2.5%), Dutch (2.1%).

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway

  • High school or higher: 66.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway town

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+12.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeway:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeway:

  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 35 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Abbreviation: GSO)
  • DANVILLE REGIONAL (about 37 miles; DANVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: DAN)
  • SMITH REYNOLDS (about 40 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Abbreviation: INT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeway:

  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY NC SHILOH (about 11 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: 78N)
  • ROCKINGHAM COUNTY (about 11 miles; EDEN, NC; Abbreviation: 8N0)
  • WARF (about 22 miles; REIDSVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: 6A5)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 33 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; Full-time enrollment: 10,868)
  • NORTH CAROLINA AGRICULTURAL AND TECHNICAL ST UNIV (about 37 miles; Greensboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,970)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ELON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,993)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,810)
  • WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; WINSTON SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,944)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,508)

Schools

Public high school in Ridgeway:

  • MAGNA VISTA HIGH (Students: 761; Location: 701 MAGNA VISTA SCHOOL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgeway:

  • DREWRY MASON MIDDLE (Students: 594; Location: 45 DREWRY MASON DR; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • RIDGEWAY ELEM. (Students: 383; Location: 380 CHURCH ST; Grades: KG – 05)