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People

Total Population 616
Male Share of the Population 45.5%
Female Share of the Population 54.5%
Senior Citizens 18.2%
Employed Population 16+ 263
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 41.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,417
% Above Poverty Level 66.6%
% Below Poverty Level 33.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.4%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $58,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.8%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ridgecrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles SE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Concordia
Standard Zip Codes 71334
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.602
Longitude -91.527

Ridgecrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NATCHEZ
Distance 9.3 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 62 inches
Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Station MEADVILLE
Distance 39.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ridgecrest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Concordia Lake (71334)

Delta Garden (71334)

Doty Garden (71334)

Dunbarton (71334)

Frogmore (71334)

Levee Heights (71334)

Levens Addition (71334)

Minorca (71334)

Panola (71334)

Spokane (71334)

Turtle Lake (71334)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clayton 571 $23,542
Ferriday 3,438 $33,493
Jonesville 2,342 $28,750
Sicily Island 470 $30,536
Vidalia 4,195 $48,526
Waterproof 854 $27,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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