Ridgecrest strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Louisiana):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Ridgecrest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Louisiana (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||71 miles SE of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||143 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Standard Zip Codes||71334|
|Phone Area Codes||318|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||2.95|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.9%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||11||1.4%|
|Est. 2005 Population||734|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||18.9%|
|French (except Basque)||2.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Ridgecrest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Concordia Lake (71334)
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