Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2024

535

Ridgecrest is a city located in Concordia Parish Louisiana. Ridgecrest has a 2024 population of 535. Ridgecrest is currently declining at a rate of -2.01% annually and its population has decreased by -7.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 576 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridgecrest is $43,728 with a poverty rate of 27.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ridgecrest is 25 years, 24.7 years for males, and 26.5 years for females.

Ridgecrest Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 39.77%
  • White: 39.65%
  • Two or more races: 19.88%
  • Other race: 0.7%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,245.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.12% (-41)
The current population of Ridgecrest, Louisiana is 535 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 576.

Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American34039.77%
White33939.65%
Two or more races17019.88%
Other race60.7%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ridgecrest Population by Race

Ridgecrest Population Pyramid 2024

Ridgecrest Median Age

25

Total

24.7

Male

26.5

Female

Ridgecrest Adults

There are 667 adults, (71 of whom are seniors) in Ridgecrest.

Ridgecrest Age Dependency

43.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgecrest Sex Ratio

Female39746.43%
Male45853.57%

Ridgecrest Population by Age

Ridgecrest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2193.962.637.4
Married713.556238
Female716.8278.921.1
Non Family681.2151.548.5
Male94.1122.277.8
showing: 5 rows

4.95

Average Family Size

3.9

Average Household Size

62.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridgecrest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 80%.

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,203

Average Earnings

$34,750

Average Male

$24,286

Average Female

Ridgecrest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgecrest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ridgecrest Language

98.78% of Ridgecrest residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Ridgecrest Language

Ridgecrest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple17011567.65%
White3337321.92%
Black3214012.46%
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27.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.89%

Male Poverty Rate

32.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgecrest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is Multiple, with 67.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is Black, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 18.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.9%.

Ridgecrest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College31.09%
High School24.16%
Less Than 9th Grade8.91%
Bachelors or Greater
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Ridgecrest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed91.67%
Female Employed10.87%
Male Employed
showing: 4 rows

Ridgecrest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgecrest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridgecrest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.2%

Male Marriage Rate

22.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgecrest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ridgecrest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ridgecrest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridgecrest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Ridgecrest Veterans by War

count

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Ridgecrest Veterans by Age

count

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Ridgecrest Veterans by Race

Ridgecrest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

81.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgecrest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.8%

Labor Force Participation

33.2%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgecrest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgecrest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ridgecrest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45.61%

Born in Ridgecrest

99.88%

Native Born

0.12%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.88% of Ridgecrest residents were born in the United States, with 45.61% having been born in Louisiana. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ridgecrest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029480-11-2.24%
2028491-11-2.19%
2027502-11-2.14%
2026513-11-2.1%
2025524-11-2.06%
2024535-11-2.01%
2023546-11-1.97%
2022557-11-1.94%
2021568-8-1.39%
2020576-27-4.48%
2019603-12-1.95%
2018615-11-1.76%
2017626-8-1.26%
2016634-11-1.71%
2015645-11-1.68%
2014656-2-0.3%
2013658-4-0.6%
2012662-13-1.93%
2011675-5-0.74%
2010680
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Ridgecrest Population by Year