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Population (year 2000): 20,173. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,236 (+5.3% change)
Males: 9,549 (47.3%), Females: 10,624 (52.7%)

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Median resident age: 31.9 years
Median household income: $43,066 (year 2000)
Median house value: $118,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Ridgeland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.3%)
  • Black (18.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (10.9%), United States (10.3%), Irish (10.2%), German (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Scottish (3.5%).

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Elevation: 353 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles

Ridgeland,

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeland

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeland city

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

3.3% Foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,221 (+55.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (8.7 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (152.5 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (405.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS Madison, (2.9 miles MS (7.1 miles Flowood, MS Jackson, (8.7 miles MS (10.2 miles Pearl, MS Brandon, (12.9 miles MS (13.3 miles Richland, MS (14.7 miles Clinton, MS Canton, (14.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 240 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 1997: 219 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 265 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 258 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $279,300
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $289,400
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $208,900

Latitude: 32.42 N, Longitude: 90.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 601


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (14.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +725 (+3.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,509 (21.9%)


 

Crime in Ridgeland by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 3 1 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 14.9 5.0 14.9 0.0
Rapes 2 5 6 1 3
    per 100,000 9.9 24.8 29.7 5.0 14.9
Robberies 34 28 27 21 15
    per 100,000 168.5 138.8 133.8 104.1 74.4
Assaults 15 22 10 15 17
    per 100,000 74.4 109.1 49.6 74.4 84.3
Burglaries 121 132 78 75 83
    per 100,000 599.8 654.3 386.7 371.8 411.4
Thefts 886 777 867 813 669
    per 100,000 4392.0 3851.7 4297.8 4030.1 3316.3
Auto thefts 89 72 40 59 44
    per 100,000 441.2 356.9 198.3 292.5 218.1
322.4 316.7 281.8 273.6 224.0


Average climate in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ridgeland,

Ridgeland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Ridgeland city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category 4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jason Bridges - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeland:
  • MISSISSIPPI METHODIST REHAB CTR (about 7 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • ST DOMINIC JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MED CENTER (about 7 miles; JACKSON, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeland:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 10 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 86 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 94 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeland:
  • BRUCE CAMPBELL FIELD (about 2 miles; MADISON, MS; ID: MBO)
  • HAWKINS FIELD (about 9 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: HKS)
  • JOHN BELL WILLIAMS (about 21 miles; RAYMOND, MS; ID: M16)

Amtrak station near Ridgeland:
  • 10 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 17 $30,921 $21,826 0 $0
Firefighters 53 $169,756 $38,435 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,945 $35,340 0 $0
Streets and Highways 26 $70,195 $32,397 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 14 $40,986 $35,130 7 $1,911
Water Supply 24 $61,337 $30,668 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $24,055 $41,237 0 $0
Financial Administration 9 $33,456 $44,608 0 $0
Other Government Administration 8 $25,824 $38,736 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $17,712 $70,848 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 58 $212,418 $43,948 4 $1,165
Totals for Government 220 $689,605 $37,614 11 $3,076


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeland:
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; JACKSON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,955)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 21 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 76 miles; ITTA BENA, MS; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
Public high school in Ridgeland:
  • RIDGELAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 782; Location: 586 SUNNYBROOK ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgeland:
  • OLDE TOWNE MIDDLE (Students: 667; Location: 210 SUNNYBROOK ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ANN SMITH ELEMENTARY (Students: 616; Location: 306 PEAR ORCHARD ROAD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 613; Location: 330 BRAME ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Ridgeland:
  • THE HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 14; Location: 550 SUNNYBROOK RD; Grades: UG - UG)

Notable locations in Ridgeland: Jackson Yacht Club (A), Main Harbor (B), Ridgeland Public Library (C), Mississippi Crafts Center (D).

Shopping Centers: North Park Mall Shopping Center (1), Oak Plaza Shopping Center (2), Ridgeland Plaza Shopping Center (3), Country Club Village Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Ridgeland include: First Baptist Church of Ridgeland (A), First United Methodist Church (B), New Covenant Church (C), Mount Charity Church (D), Simon Hill Church (E), Apostolic Revival Center (F), Zion Hill Methodist Church (G).

Cemeteries: Jessamine Cemetery (1), Mount Charity Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (2), New Hope Grove Cemetery (3).

Creek: Culley Creek (A).

Park in Ridgeland: Old Trace Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Ridgeland compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgeland:
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgeland:
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgeland:
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)

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