Ridgecrest, CA has a population of 28,604 and is the 1,497th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,370 per sq mi which is 489% higher than the California average and 1412% higher than the national average. The median age in Ridgecrest is 35 which is approximately 3% lower than the California average of 36. In Ridgecrest, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 54% of Ridgecrest residents were born in California, 33% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.