Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2020

612

Ridgecrest is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 612, it is the 209th largest city in Louisiana and the 12454th largest city in the United States. Ridgecrest is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -11.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 694 in 2010. Ridgecrest reached it's highest population of 694 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Ridgecrest has a population density of 1,424 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgecrest is $39,884 with a poverty rate of 45.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $588 per month, and the median house value is $51,500. The median age in Ridgecrest is 26.4 years, 25.2 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.9 males.

Ridgecrest Demographics

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

  • White: 76.21%
  • Black or African American: 17.44%
  • Other race: 4.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgecrest, Louisiana is 612, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 628.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 694.

Ridgecrest, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White70876.21%
Black or African American16217.44%
Some Other Race444.74%
Two or More Races151.61%

Ridgecrest Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgecrest Median Age

26.4


Total

25.2


Male

28.9


Female

Ridgecrest Adults

There are 622 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Ridgecrest.

Ridgecrest Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgecrest Sex Ratio

Female

484

52.10%

Male

445

47.90%

Ridgecrest Households and Families

Ridgecrest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgecrest Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.6%19.4%
All68.2%31.8%
Male66.7%33.3%
Female58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.4%44.6%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3372.7668.2
Married1603.6880.6
Non Family1011.0755.4
Female702.8958.6
Male65.1766.7

3.42

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

1.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgecrest Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade519.83%
9th to 12th Grade5510.60%
High School Graduate24847.78%
Some College7414.26%
Associates Degree6111.75%
Bachelors Degree183.47%
Graduate Degree122.31%

Ridgecrest Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39430320
Black887310
Hispanic3737
Other Race3737

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.36%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$18,750$20,750$15,750
Less Than High School$$2,500$9,659
High School Grad$20,179$16,705$20,595
Some College$25,685$25,982$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$41,250$55,000$

$18,750

Average Earnings

$20,750

Average Male

$15,750

Average Female

Ridgecrest Language

Ridgecrest Language by Age

Ridgecrest Language

95.24% of Ridgecrest residents speak only English, while 4.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.76% of the population.

Ridgecrest Poverty

Ridgecrest Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White70536151.21%
Black1574528.66%
Multiple1515100.00%

45.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.22%

Male Poverty Rate

45.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgecrest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgecrest is Black, with 28.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 66.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.05%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School53.77%
High School34.68%
Some College32.59%
Bachelors or Greater30.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed65.71%
Female Employed23.81%
Male Employed21.25%

Ridgecrest Income

Ridgecrest Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,089$39,884
Families$39,444$48,235
Married Families$49,219-
Non Families$16,705$20,372

Ridgecrest Marital Status

Ridgecrest Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgecrest Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Ridgecrest Marital Status by Race

Ridgecrest Veterans

29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam8
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War6
Korea3
World War II

$Ridgecrest Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgecrest Employment Status

56.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

15%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgecrest 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

52.53%

Born in Louisiana

95.80%

Native Born

4.20%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.80% of Ridgecrest residents were born in the United States, with 52.53% having been born in Louisiana. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020612-8-1.29%
2019620-8-1.27%
2018628-13-2.03%
2017641-8-1.23%
2016649-11-1.67%
2015660-10-1.49%
2014670-2-0.30%
2013672-4-0.59%
2012676-13-1.89%
2011689-5-0.72%
20106940.00%