River Ridge, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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River Ridge, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The River Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 13,454 as of July 1, 2016. River Ridge ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for River Ridge is located at latitude 29.9583 and longitude -90.2219 in Jefferson Parish. The formal boundaries for the River Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.75 sq. miles. Jefferson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3 feet.

The River Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403478) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The River Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with River Ridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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River Ridge, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,454
Population in Households 13,454
Population in Familes 10,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,813
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,915
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 3,699
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,955 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,960 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 427 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $277,518
Average Home Value $352,996
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,779
Average Household Income $91,695
Per Capita Income $40,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.1%
Households 0.23% 0.24%
Families -0.09% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

River Ridge, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Ridge to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 34 93rd
Population Density1 # 4 99th
Diversity Index2 # 317 33rd
Median Household Income # 52 89th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.