Ridgecrest SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
10

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Ridgecrest, California Info Snack

Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 395 in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS, or China Lake). The population was 27,616 at the 2010 census, up from 24,927 at the 2000 census. It was incorporated as a city in 1963.
Population
28,728
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$169,500
Median Income
$60,794
Median Rent
$865

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Population over time in Ridgecrest

Year Population % Change
2017 28,728 0.4%
2016 28,604 0.4%
2015 28,489 0.7%
2014 28,282 1.0%
2013 27,993 0.8%
2012 27,776 0.7%
2011 27,587 0.7%
2010 27,386 -

Crime in Ridgecrest Per 100k

Crime Ridgecrest CA USA
Violent Crime 536.8 449.3 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.3
Robbery 45.0 143.2 98.0
Aggravated Assault 426.0 264.2 248.9
Property Crime 1794.1 2496.7 2362.0
Burglary 471.0 446.9 430.4
Larceny 1070.2 1623.9 1694.0
Car Theft 252.8 425.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ridgecrest

White
64.3% (18,474)
African American
4.6% (1,311)
American Indian
1.0% (276)
Asian
6.3% (1,802)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.5% (1,289)
Hispanic
19.4% (5,576)
Race Ridgecrest CA USA
White 64.3% 37.9% 61.5%
African American 4.6% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 6.3% 13.9% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 19.4% 38.8% 17.6%

Household Income For Ridgecrest, California

Less than $10,000
6.3% (180,986)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.7% (135,021)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (353,354)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (235,569)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (327,499)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (522,849)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.7% (364,845)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.8% (425,174)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (218,332)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (112,039)
Income Ridgecrest CA USA
Less than $10,000 6.3% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.7% 4.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 8.6% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 11.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 16.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.7% 12.2% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.8% 15.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 9.7% 6.3%

Gender in Ridgecrest

Female
48.2% (13,842)
Male
51.8% (14,885)
Gender Ridgecrest CA USA
Female 48.2% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.8% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ridgecrest for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.9% (1,118)
9-12th Grade
8.3% (2,395)
High School / GED
23.5% (6,754)
Some College
27.0% (7,752)
Associate's Degree
11.5% (3,314)
Bachelor's Degree
17.6% (5,046)
Master's Degree
6.9% (1,989)
Professional Degree
0.6% (169)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (188)
Education Ridgecrest CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.9% 9.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 8.3% 7.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 23.5% 20.6% 27.3%
Some College 27.0% 21.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.5% 7.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 17.6% 20.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.9% 8.2% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.6% 2.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.6% 1.4%

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