Ridgeland, Mississippi Population 2019

Ridgeland, Mississippi's estimated population is 24,188 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Ridgeland, Mississippi is the 16th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1131.52 people/mi² (436.88 people/km²).

The overall median age is 34 years, 32.7 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.26 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Ridgeland, Mississippi is $54,833, while the mean household income is $84,214.

Ridgeland Ms Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgeland Ms was:

  • White: 54.94%
  • Black or African American: 35.50%
  • Asian: 5.07%
  • Other race: 3.53%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%

How Many People Live in Ridgeland, Mississippi?

24,188
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201824,188-76-0.31%
201724,264-118-0.48%
201624,382640.26%
201524,318860.35%
201424,232-157-0.64%
201324,389-1-0.00%
201224,390310.13%
201124,359310.13%
201024,3284,1551.89%
200020,1738,4595.59%
199011,7146,2537.93%
19805,4613,76112.38%
19701,7008006.57%
19609007007.81%
19402000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,358
Black or African American8,631
Asian1,232
Some Other Race859
Two or More Races177
American Indian and Alaska Native48
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Ridgeland Ms Population Pyramid 2019

Ridgeland Ms Median Age

34


Total

32.7


Male

37


Female

Ridgeland Ms Adults

There are 18,793 adults, (2,977 of whom are seniors) in Ridgeland Ms.

Ridgeland Ms Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgeland Ms Sex Ratio

Female

13,003

53.48%

Male

11,309

46.52%

Ridgeland Ms Households and Families

Ridgeland Ms Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgeland Ms Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All46%54%
Male37%63%
Female35.4%64.6%
Non Family30.7%69.3%

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6152.2646
Non Family4,4441.1730.7
Married3,9533.168.9
Female1,7022.9335.4
Male5162.9537

2.98

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgeland Ms Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2651.63%
9th to 12th Grade7844.83%
High School Graduate2,45315.11%
Some College3,16519.50%
Associates Degree1,4408.87%
Bachelors Degree4,83329.78%
Graduate Degree3,29120.28%

Ridgeland Ms Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,4539,0465,507
Black5,1844,8641,965
Asian823804522
Hispanic67738286
Other Race46023831
Multiple Races615326
Native American1919
Islander777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,720$44,684$35,660
Less Than High School$27,739$30,764$14,656
High School Grad$32,866$39,254$27,738
Some College$31,027$34,441$29,906
Bachelors Degree$47,314$48,617$45,398
Graduate Degree$62,632$81,458$50,617

$40,720

Average Earnings

$44,684

Average Male

$35,660

Average Female

Ridgeland Ms Language

Ridgeland Ms Language by Age

Ridgeland Ms Language

90.62% of Ridgeland Ms residents speak only English, while 9.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.94% of the population.

Ridgeland Ms Poverty

Ridgeland Ms Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,7859667.56%
Black8,55294911.10%
Hispanic1,23546637.73%
Other85942449.36%
Asian1,232897.22%
Multiple1774324.29%
Native482143.75%

10.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.79%

Male Poverty Rate

12.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgeland Ms

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgeland Ms is Other, with 49.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgeland Ms is Asian, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.19%
High School10.51%
Some College9.68%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.81%
Male Unemployed27.46%
Female Employed8.13%
Male Employed4.84%

Ridgeland Ms Income

Ridgeland Ms Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,833$84,214
Families$71,380$106,468
Married Families$87,067-
Non Families$40,664$50,758

Ridgeland Ms Marital Status

Ridgeland Ms Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgeland Ms Married by Age and Sex

Ridgeland Ms Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ridgeland Ms Marital Status by Race

Ridgeland Ms Veterans

1,167

Number of Veterans

986

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam300
First Gulf War248
Second Gulf War176
Korea117
World War II110

Ridgeland Ms Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9108.26%
Black1993.26%
Hispanic202.81%
2 or More1516.85%
Indian1531.25%
Other122.46%
Asian90.96%
Hawaiian7100.00%

Ridgeland Ms Veterans by Education

8.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgeland Ms Employment Status

72.3%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgeland Ms Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.93%

Born in Mississippi

92.63%

Native Born

7.37%

Foreign Born

4.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.63% of Ridgeland Ms residents were born in the United States, with 65.93% having been born in Mississippi. 4.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.