Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2022

570
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Ridgecrest is a city located in Louisiana. Ridgecrest has a 2020 population of 570. Ridgecrest is currently declining at a rate of -1.89% annually and its population has decreased by -16.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 680 in 2010.

The average household income in Ridgecrest is $38,582 with a poverty rate of 51.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $492 per month, and the median house value is $46,900. The median age in Ridgecrest is 25.9 years, 23.9 years for males, and 29 years for females.

Ridgecrest Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgecrestwas:

  • White: 78.39%
  • Black or African American: 17.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgecrest, Louisiana is 570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 570.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 680.

Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White66478.39%
Black or African American15017.71%
Two or More Races273.19%
Some Other Race60.71%
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Ridgecrest Population by Race

Ridgecrest Population Pyramid $2022

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Ridgecrest Median Age

25.9


Total

23.9


Male

29


Female

Ridgecrest Adults

There are 551 adults, (100 of whom are seniors) in Ridgecrest.

Ridgecrest Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgecrest Sex Ratio

Female

462

54.55%

Male

385

45.45%

Ridgecrest Population by Age

Ridgecrest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgecrest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male40%60%
Non Family72.4%27.6%
Female72.7%27.3%
All73.2%26.8%
Married75.2%24.8%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgecrest Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2982.8473.2
Married133475.2
Non Family1051.0272.4
Female553.5672.7
Male52.440

3.79

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Ridgecrest Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5010.73%
9th to 12th Grade5010.73%
High School Graduate21445.92%
Some College10422.32%
Associates Degree234.94%
Bachelors Degree112.36%
Graduate Degree143.00%
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Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.43%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 5.47%.

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$15,481$16,908$11,875
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$2,500$22,750
High School Graduate$17,500$17,171$20,446
Some College$11,827$21,563$11,058
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$47,500$51,250$

$15,481

Average Earnings

$16,908

Average Male

$11,875

Average Female

Ridgecrest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgecrest Language by Age

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Ridgecrest Language

99.71% of Ridgecrest residents speak only English, while 0.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.29% of the population.

Ridgecrest Language

Ridgecrest Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66137656.88%
Black1444229.17%
Multiple271659.26%
OtherNaN%

51.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

52.93%

Male Poverty Rate

50.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgecrest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is White, with 56.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is Multiple, with 59.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 79.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.01%.

Ridgecrest Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College58.27%
High School51.40%
Less Than 9th Grade44.00%
Bachelors or Greater28.00%

Ridgecrest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed84.21%
Female Employed33.63%
Male Employed30.48%

Ridgecrest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgecrest Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,353$38,582
Families$40,417$49,462
Married Families$47,404-
Non Families$15,078$18,584
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Income by Household Type

Ridgecrest Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgecrest Married by Age and Sex

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Ridgecrest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ridgecrest Marital Status by Race

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Ridgecrest Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War7
Vietnam5
Korea3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Ridgecrest Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 547
75+6
55 to 645
65 to 744
18 to 34

Ridgecrest Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White143.23%
Black87.21%

Ridgecrest Veterans by Race

Ridgecrest Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgecrest Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

38.7%

Employment Rate

20.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgecrest Employment by Age

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Ridgecrest Employment by Race

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Ridgecrest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.61%

Born in Ridgecrest

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.65% of Ridgecrest residents were born in the United States, with 55.61% having been born in Louisiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ridgecrest Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022570-11-1.89%
2021581-11-1.86%
2020592-11-1.82%
2019603-11-1.79%
2018614-13-2.07%
2017627-8-1.26%
2016635-11-1.70%
2015646-10-1.52%
2014656-5-0.76%
2013661-1-0.15%
2012662-13-1.93%
2011675-5-0.74%
20106800.00%

Ridgecrest Population by Year