Income/capita 15%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 61%
IndexRidge FarmIllinoisNational
Income per capita$25,460$31,502$29,829
Median household income$40,694$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$51,250$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$32,857$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$26,500$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate7.5%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level16.3%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridge Farm is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridge Farm is 26% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridge Farm is 61% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridge Farm is 8% higher than the national average

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      Ridge Farm employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.4%4.9%
      Manufacturing sector17.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%6.3%
      Wholesale & retail services16.6%2.8%
      Public administration9.2%6.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.1%2.1%
      Education, health & social services5.1%42.7%

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      Indianola, IL318$56,2502%
      Newport, IN447$53,9293%
      Ridge Farm, IL816$40,69426%

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      Ridge Farm, IL816$40,69426%
      Source: The Ridge Farm, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).