River Ridge, Louisiana Population 2024

13,216

River Ridge is a city located in Jefferson Parish Louisiana. River Ridge has a 2024 population of 13,216. River Ridge is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -3.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,690 in 2020.

The average household income in River Ridge is $114,076 with a poverty rate of 7.05%. The median age in River Ridge is 45.8 years: 44.2 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

River Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 81.21%
  • Black or African American: 8.91%
  • Two or more races: 6.02%
  • Other race: 2.87%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,727.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.46% (-474)
The current population of River Ridge, Louisiana is 13,216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,690.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,85181.21%
Black or African American1,1908.91%
Two or more races8056.02%
Other race3842.87%
Asian1190.89%
Native American130.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

River Ridge Population by Race

River Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

River Ridge Median Age

45.8

Total

44.2

Male

49.8

Female

River Ridge Adults

There are 10,842 adults, (3,171 of whom are seniors) in River Ridge.

River Ridge Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

River Ridge Sex Ratio

Female6,56349.12%
Male6,79950.88%

River Ridge Population by Age

River Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7362.3372.727.3
Married3,1652.8588.611.4
Non Family1,8411.1444.955.1
Female5023.2162.937.1
Male2282.7597.82.2

2.84

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

River Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4995%
Associates Degree5835.84%
Bachelors Degree2,36023.65%
Graduate Degree1,33813.41%
High School Graduate2,18221.87%
Less Than 9th Grade2552.56%
Some College2,76027.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

River Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

River Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White8,1287,6123,176
Black876804141
Hispanic725570168
2+ Races386351190
Other Race2801699
Asian103103103
Native American1370

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

River Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$73,320$84,839$58,401
Graduate Degree$91,339$118,125$75,000
High School Graduate$51,643$46,713$60,337
Less Than 9th Grade$16,449$20,809$16,086
Overall$57,342$66,604$51,591
Some College$48,450$56,701$40,234

$57,342

Average Earnings

$66,604

Average Male

$51,591

Average Female

River Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

River Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

River Ridge Language

93.72% of River Ridge residents speak only English, while 6.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.91% of the population.

River Ridge Language

River Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,5594724.47%
Black1,19038632.44%
Hispanic1,081767.03%
Other3844110.68%
Multiple772395.05%

7.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.21%

Male Poverty Rate

7.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in River Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in River Ridge is Black, with 32.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in River Ridge is White, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.33%.

River Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.07%
High School8.94%
Some College6.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.68%

River Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.39%
Female Employed5.21%
Male Employed3.9%
Male Unemployed0%

River Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

River Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$104,583$132,465
Households$81,470$114,076
Married Families$122,380$-999,999,999
Non Families$45,810$62,743

mean

median

Income by Household Type

River Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

River Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

River Ridge 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 35-44.

River Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

River Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

591

Number of Veterans

584

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam320
First Gulf War68
Korea49
Second Gulf War30
World War II15

River Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+222
65 to 74220
55 to 64108
35 to 5425
18 to 3416

River Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5145.88%
Black686.97%
Hispanic293.44%
Asian65.83%
2+ Races30.55%

River Ridge Veterans by Race

River Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

River Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

River Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

River Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

River Ridge 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

74.24%

Born in River Ridge

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of River Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 74.24% having been born in Louisiana. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

River Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202413,216-73-0.55%
202313,289-73-0.55%
202213,362-73-0.54%
202113,435-255-1.86%
202013,6903532.65%
201913,337960.73%
201813,241-568-4.11%
201713,8091030.75%
201613,706700.51%
201513,636-199-1.44%
201413,8355003.75%
201313,335-183-1.35%
201213,5181941.46%
201113,324-170-1.26%
201013,49400%

River Ridge Population by Year