River Ridge, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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River Ridge, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The River Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 13,469 as of July 1, 2018. 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.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 13,469
Population in Households 13,469
Population in Familes 10,699
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,818
Diversity Index3 39
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,011
Average Household Income $93,238
Per Capita Income $40,704

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,875 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,005 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 478 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $283,395
Average Home Value $375,600
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,880
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,661
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 -0.02% 0.11%
Households 0.1% 0.15%
Families -0.2% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

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, 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 # 36 93rd
Population Density # 4 99th
Diversity Index # 311 35th
Median Household Income # 41 92nd
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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