Ridgecrest Information

Ridgecrest Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Ridgecrest, CA

General Ridgecrest Information

State: California

County: Kern County

Close cities: Searles Valley, CA, Johannesburg, CA, Inyokern, CA, Randsburg, CA, Trona, CA, Ridgecrest, CA

Ridgecrest Population (census data)
Total 25,470 (+2.8% since 2000)
Male 12,712 (49.9%)
Female 12,758 (50.1%)

Population Density: 1,206 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.2 (US Avg is 100)

Ridgecrest Elevation: 2,289 feet above sea level

Land Area: 21.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $59,763

Zip Codes: 93555, and 93556.

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Ridgecrest Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • 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%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.8%)
  • English (14.4%)
  • Irish (11.5%)
  • United States (7.3%)
  • Italian (3.8%)
  • French (3.6%)
Foriegn Born: 1,751 people (6.9%)
  • Latin America (57.9%)
  • Asia (42.1%)

Local Ridgecrest Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels
NBA Basketball: Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers
NHL Hockey: Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Kings

Ridgecrest School Information

High Schools
Burroughs High (500 East French Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Mesquite Continuation High (140 West Drummond, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Middle Schools
James Monroe Middle (340 West Church Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Murray Middle (921 East Inyokern Road, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Elementary Schools
Faller Elementary (1500 West Upjohn Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Gateway Elementary (501 South Gateway, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Las Flores Elementary (720 West Las Flores Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Pierce Elementary (674 North Gold Canyon, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Richmond Elementary (1206 Kearsarge Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sierra Sands Unified District)
Other/Private Schools
Ridgecrest Charter (325 South Downs Street, Ridgecrest, CA, 93555 - Sbe - Ridgecrest Charter District)

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