StatisticRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
Population28,60439,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,37025691
Median age35.136.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%46%43%
Speak English81%56%79%
Speak Spanish12%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Ridgecrest is 435% higher than California
  • The median age in Ridgecrest is 3% lower than California
  • In Ridgecrest 74.62% of the population is White
  • In Ridgecrest 5.65% of the population is Black
  • In Ridgecrest 4.94% of the population is Asian

Compare Ridgecrest, CA Demographics

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      Ridgecrest population breakdown by race

      RaceRidgecrestCaliforniaNational
      White74.62%61.26%73.35%
      Black5.65%5.85%12.63%
      Asian4.94%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian1.21%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.45%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race5.38%4.62%3.06%
      Other race7.75%13.28%4.75%
      In Ridgecrest, 19.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Ridgecrest age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Ridgecrest, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).