Income/capita 53%
Household income 56%
Unemployment 213%
Income per capita$13,946$27,598$29,829
Median household income$24,401$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$40,380$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$22,083$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$20,456$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$29,762$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate14.6%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level36.0%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Ridgecrest is 53% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Ridgecrest is 56% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Ridgecrest is 213% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Ridgecrest is 139% higher than the national average

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      Ridgecrest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry2.1%3.0%
      Manufacturing sector10.8%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.0%
      Wholesale & retail services34.6%11.9%
      Public administration3.9%4.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%9.9%
      Education, health & social services16.3%33.6%

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      Belleair Shore, FL81$188,750241%
      Westchase, FL22,999$92,04366%
      Belleair Beach, FL1,590$90,12563%
      Harbor Bluffs, FL2,931$87,96959%
      Belleair, FL3,958$84,20552%
      Ridgecrest, FL3,120$24,40156%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Canadian, TX3,120$66,06519%
      Belchertown, MA3,120$50,1169%
      Chickamauga, GA3,122$45,46118%
      Greenwood Lake, NY3,118$85,66055%
      Golden Grove, SC3,118$62,52813%
      Ridgecrest, FL3,120$24,40156%
      Source: The Ridgecrest, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).