Ridgecrest, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Ridgecrest, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Ridgecrest had a population of 709 as of July 1, 2018. Ridgecrest 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 Ridgecrest is located at latitude 31.6018 and longitude -91.5304 in Concordia Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ridgecrest (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Concordia Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Town of Ridgecrest (GNIS ID: 2407213) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Ridgecrest is located within Parish Governing Authority District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Concordia Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridgecrest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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Ridgecrest, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 709
Population in Households 637
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 1,650
Diversity Index3 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,364
Average Household Income $53,646
Per Capita Income $20,823

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $62,162
Average Home Value $80,429
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 274
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 187
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.26% -0.2%
Households 0.27% -0.22%
Families 0.33% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Ridgecrest, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgecrest to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 340 28th
Population Density # 76 84th
Diversity Index # 246 49th
Median Household Income # 259 46th
Per Capita Income # 288 39th

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