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Population (year 2000): 24,927. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,974 (+4.2% change)
Males: 12,441 (49.9%), Females: 12,486 (50.1%)

Kern County

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $44,971 (year 2000)
Median house value: $72,400 (year 2000)

Ridgecrest, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ridgecrest:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.5%)
  • Hispanic (12.0%)
  • Other race (4.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.0%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • American Indian (2.3%)
  • Filipino (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.8%), English (14.4%), Irish (11.5%), United States (7.3%), Italian (3.8%), French (3.6%).

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Elevation: 2289 feet

Land area: 21.1 square miles

Ridgecrest,

For population 25 years and over in Ridgecrest

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgecrest city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 56.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

7.0% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -3,635 (-12.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA Lancaster, (72.5 miles pop. 118,718).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Bakersfield, (94.9 miles pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (116.5 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lake Acres, CA (6.3 miles China CA Inyokern, (9.7 miles Johannesburg, CA (17.6 miles) , Randsburg, CA (17.6 miles) , Pearsonville, CA (19.1 miles) , Valley, CA Searles (22.5 miles Homewood Canyon-Valley Wells, CA (27.8 miles) , City, CA California (34.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,300
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,400

Latitude: 35.62 N, Longitude: 117.68 W

Area code: 760


Ridgecrest, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Public administration (23.2%), Educational,health and social services (16.3%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,856 (-7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,429 (58.4%)


 

Crime in Ridgecrest by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 4.0 0.0 0.0 4.0
Rapes 10 7 20 16
    per 100,000 40.1 28.1 80.2 64.2
Robberies 16 6 7 15
    per 100,000 64.2 24.1 28.1 60.2
Assaults 116 73 92 125
    per 100,000 465.4 292.9 369.1 501.5
Burglaries 219 249 238 226
    per 100,000 878.6 998.9 954.8 906.6
Thefts 438 363 466 436
    per 100,000 1757.1 1456.3 1869.5 1749.1
Auto thefts 63 55 53 51
    per 100,000 252.7 220.6 212.6 204.6
284.4 222.9 273.0 297.8


Average climate in Ridgecrest, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgecrest,

Birthplace of: Rory O'Neil - College basketball player (USC Trojans).


Hospital/medical center in Ridgecrest:
  • RIDGECREST REGIONAL HOSPITAL (1081 NORTH CHINA LAKE BLVD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ridgecrest:
  • KERN VALLEY HEALTHCARE DISTRICT (about 54 miles; LAKE ISABELLA, CA)
  • BARSTOW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 67 miles; BARSTOW, CA)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY HOSPITAL MED CENTER (about 72 miles; LANCASTER, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Ridgecrest, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgecrest:
  • EDWARDS AFB (about 52 miles; EDWARDS, CA; ID: EDW)
  • SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LOGISTICS (about 75 miles; VICTORVILLE, CA; ID: VCV)
  • PALMDALE PRODN FLT/TEST INSTLN AF PLANT 42 (about 75 miles; PALMDALE, CA; ID: PMD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgecrest:
  • INYOKERN (about 10 miles; INYOKERN, CA; ID: IYK)
  • TRONA (about 28 miles; TRONA, CA; ID: L72)
  • CALIFORNIA CITY MUNI (about 41 miles; CALIFORNIA CITY, CA; ID: L71)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 14 $43,358 $37,164 1 $918
Welfare 1 $3,062 $36,744 8 $5,650
Financial Administration 9 $29,864 $39,818 2 $1,476
Other Government Administration 5 $23,326 $55,982 10 $5,020
Police Protection - Officers 31 $147,844 $57,229 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $29,338 $32,005 6 $5,822
Sewerage 6 $18,296 $36,592 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 13 $36,800 $33,969 20 $12,462
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $23,410 $46,820 1 $828
Transit 10 $20,934 $25,120 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $2,128 $25,536 15 $1,506
Totals for Government 107 $378,360 $42,432 63 $33,682


College/University in Ridgecrest:
  • CERRO COSO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,347; Location: 3000 COLLEGE HTS BLVD; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ridgecrest:
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; LANCASTER, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • VICTOR VALLEY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; VICTORVILLE, CA; FT enrollment: 4,963)
  • BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE (about 93 miles; BAKERSFIELD, CA; FT enrollment: 7,978)
  • PORTERVILLE COLLEGE (about 98 miles; PORTERVILLE, CA; FT enrollment: 2,288)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-SAN BERNARDINO (about 101 miles; SAN BERNARDINO, CA; FT enrollment: 11,953)
  • CHAFFEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 102 miles; RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA; FT enrollment: 7,749)
  • CITRUS COLLEGE (about 103 miles; GLENDORA, CA; FT enrollment: 6,830)
Public high schools in Ridgecrest:
  • BURROUGHS HIGH (Students: 1,628; Location: 500 E. FRENCH ST.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MESQUITE CONTINUATION HIGH (Students: 143; Location: 140 W. DRUMMOND; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Ridgecrest:
  • NEW HORIZON PRIVATE (Students: 14; Location: 829 S. SUNSET ST.; Grades: 1 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgecrest:
  • MURRAY MIDDLE (Students: 810; Location: 921 E. INYOKERN ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MONROE (JAMES) MIDDLE (Students: 573; Location: 340 W. CHURCH ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GATEWAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 495; Location: 501 S. GATEWAY; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PIERCE ELEMENTARY (Students: 456; Location: 674 N. GOLD CANYON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RICHMOND ELEMENTARY (Students: 452; Location: 1206 KEARSARGE ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FALLER ELEMENTARY (Students: 436; Location: 1500 W. UPJOHN ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LAS FLORES ELEMENTARY (Students: 431; Location: 720 W. LAS FLORES ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIDGECREST CHARTER (Students: 211; Location: 325 S. DOWNS ST.; Grades: KG - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Ridgecrest:
  • SAINT ANN SCHOOL (Students: 214; Location: 446 W CHURCH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • RIDGECREST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: 725 NORTH FAIRVIEW; Grades: KG - 6)
  • HERITAGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL INC (Students: 64; Location: 934 HERITAGE DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HIGH DESERT SEVENTH DAY ADVENT (Students: 39; Location: BOX 216; Grades: KG - 9)

Notable locations in Ridgecrest: North Gate (A), China Lake Golf Club (B), South Gate (C), Desert Empire Fairgrounds (D), Ridgecrest Branch Kern County Library (E), Ridgecrest City Hall (F), Kern County Administration Building (G), Maturango Museum (H), Fire Station Number 77 (I), Fire Station Number 74 (J).

Shopping Centers: Heritage Square Shopping Center (1), Ridgecrest Plaza Shopping Center (2), Tivoli Centre Shopping Center (3), Sierra Vista Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Ridgecrest include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Grace Lutheran Church (B), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (C), United Church of Religious Science (D), Unity Church (E), Immanuel Southern Baptist Church (F), Victory Baptist Church (G), True Love Baptist Church (H).

Lake: Satellite Lake (A).

Parks in Ridgecrest include: Stauffer Park (1), Hellmers Park (2), Kern County Regional Park (3), Pearson Park (4), Upjohn Park (5).

Post office: (A).  


Ridgecrest compared to California state average:
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgecrest:
  • KLOA (1240 AM; 1 kW; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KWDJ (1360 AM; 1 kW; RIDGECREST, CA)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgecrest:
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)
  • K218DU (90.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; RANDSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KSSI (102.7 FM; CHINA LAKE, CA; Owner: SOUND ENTERPRISES)
  • K206CO (89.1 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCEL (106.9 FM; CALIFORNIA CITY, CA; Owner: KCEL RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgecrest:
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K43AG (Channel 43; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: KERN EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K02HY (Channel 2; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K05FO (Channel 5; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K07NH (Channel 7; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K09MG (Channel 9; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K11ML (Channel 11; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K19CL (Channel 19; INYOKERN, CA; Owner: VICTOR A. GARCIA)
  • K04HX (Channel 4; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K13NF (Channel 13; RIDGECREST, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K14AT (Channel 14; CHINA LAKE, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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