Living in Ridgecrest, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Ridgecrest, California Info Snack

Population
28,755
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
12.7%
Median Home
$180,300
Median Income
$69,577
Median Rent
$879

Ridgecrest SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Ridgecrest, CA Crime Report

543
Total Crimes
1,865.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-24.66%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ridgecrest
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 543 1,865.9 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 142 488.0 441.2 366.7
Murder 3 10.3 4.3 5.0
Robbery 7 24.1 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 101 347.1 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 401 1,378.0 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 119 408.9 386.1 340.5
Larceny 243 835.0 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 39 134.0 358.8 219.9

Ridgecrest, CA Cost Of Living

109
Ridgecrest's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Ridgecrest California National Average
Overall 109 140 100
Services 110 111 100
Groceries 110 118 100
Health 107 113 100
Housing 90 196 100
Transportation 123 128 100
Utilities 146 118 100

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Population over time in Ridgecrest

Year Population % Change
2019 28,755 0.1%
2018 28,736 0.0%
2017 28,728 0.4%
2016 28,604 0.4%
2015 28,489 0.7%
2014 28,282 1.0%
2013 27,993 0.8%
2012 27,776 0.7%
2011 27,587 0.7%
2010 27,386 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ridgecrest

White
64.8% (18,629)
African American
4.1% (1,185)
American Indian
0.9% (272)
Asian
5.8% (1,677)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (775)
Hispanic
21.6% (6,213)
Race Ridgecrest CA USA
White 64.8% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 4.1% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.9% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 5.8% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 21.6% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Ridgecrest

Female
50.2% (14,424)
Male
49.8% (14,331)
Gender Ridgecrest CA USA
Female 50.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ridgecrest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (862)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (2,012)
High School / GED
23.0% (6,613)
Some College
26.0% (7,476)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (3,738)
Bachelor's Degree
20.0% (5,751)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,012)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (287)
Education Ridgecrest CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 20.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ridgecrest, California

Less than $10,000
6.0% (173,724)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (133,896)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (245,782)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.8% (166,126)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (329,631)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (486,586)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.9% (428,940)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.7% (507,811)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.6% (274,867)
$200,000 or more
4.5% (128,131)
Income Ridgecrest CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.0% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.8% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.9% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.7% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.6% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.5% 12.2% 7.7%

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