River Ridge demographics profile

StatisticRiver RidgeLouisianaNational
Population density (sq mi)4,9038991
Median age46.836.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%43%43%
Speak English95%92%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
River Ridge, LA has a population of 13,706 and is the 3,047th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,903 per sq mi which is 5428% higher than the Louisiana average and 5312% higher than the national average. The median age in River Ridge is 47 which is approximately 29% higher than the Louisiana average of 36. In River Ridge, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 78% of River Ridge residents were born in Louisiana, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in River Ridge is 5428% higher than Louisiana.
  • The median age in River Ridge is 29% higher than Louisiana.
  • In River Ridge 85.40% of the population is White.
  • In River Ridge 11.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In River Ridge 0.64% of the population is Asian.

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River Ridge population breakdown by race

RaceRiver RidgeLouisianaNational
Black or African American11.45%32.16%12.63%
American Indian0.53%0.57%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.50%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.48%1.09%4.75%
In River Ridge, 7.4% 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.

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