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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ridgecrest City, California give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Male:

Under 5 years : 979

5 to 9 years : 1,412

10 to 14 years : 936

15 to 17 years : 751

18 and 19 years : 377

20 years : 239

21 years : 386

22 to 24 years : 332

25 to 29 years : 902

30 to 34 years : 1,226

35 to 39 years : 998

40 to 44 years : 633

45 to 49 years : 759

50 to 54 years : 1,124

55 to 59 years : 918

60 and 61 years : 172

62 to 64 years : 422

65 and 66 years : 287

67 to 69 years : 437

70 to 74 years : 296

75 to 79 years : 344

80 to 84 years : 217

85 years and over : 57

Female:

Under 5 years : 800

5 to 9 years : 1,106

10 to 14 years : 1,360

15 to 17 years : 724

18 and 19 years : 196

20 years : 259

21 years : 128

22 to 24 years : 665

25 to 29 years : 754

30 to 34 years : 912

35 to 39 years : 797

40 to 44 years : 796

45 to 49 years : 642

50 to 54 years : 1,153

55 to 59 years : 888

60 and 61 years : 344

62 to 64 years : 417

65 and 66 years : 233

67 to 69 years : 516

70 to 74 years : 243

75 to 79 years : 454

80 to 84 years : 333

85 years and over : 359


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ridgecrest City, California)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 24,891

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 246

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 2,070

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,076


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,481

5 to 17 years : 4,568

18 to 24 years : 1,376

25 to 34 years : 2,078

35 to 44 years : 1,242

45 to 54 years : 1,345

55 to 59 years : 836

60 and 61 years : 173

62 to 64 years : 212

65 to 74 years : 516

75 years and over : 472

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 298

5 to 17 years : 1,400

18 to 24 years : 678

25 to 34 years : 1,418

35 to 44 years : 1,035

45 to 54 years : 1,838

55 to 59 years : 719

60 and 61 years : 244

62 to 64 years : 521

65 to 74 years : 1,259

75 years and over : 1,182

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 46

18 to 24 years : 17

25 to 34 years : 95

35 to 44 years : 47

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 15

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 275

18 to 24 years : 511

25 to 34 years : 203

35 to 44 years : 900

45 to 54 years : 495

55 to 59 years : 251

60 and 61 years : 73

62 to 64 years : 106

65 to 74 years : 222

75 years and over : 110


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 3,823

Now married, except separated : 3,937

Divorced : 975

Separated : 140

Widowed : 513

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,653

Now married, except separated : 4,878

Divorced : 1,378

Separated : 321

Widowed : 836

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 200

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 869

Now married, except separated : 1,884

Divorced : 76

Separated : 45

Widowed : 162


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 2,026

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,572

$10,000 to $14,999 : 722

$15,000 to $24,999 : 957

$25,000 to $34,999 : 708

$35,000 to $49,999 : 806

$50,000 to $64,999 : 912

$65,000 to $74,999 : 449

$75,000 or more : 1,236

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 1,135

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 1,158

$10,000 to $14,999 : 857

$15,000 to $24,999 : 1,266

$25,000 to $34,999 : 975

$35,000 to $49,999 : 645

$50,000 to $64,999 : 880

$65,000 to $74,999 : 438

$75,000 or more : 1,712

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 17

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $64,999 : 0

$65,000 to $74,999 : 121

$75,000 or more : 47

Foreign born:

No income : 649

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 517

$10,000 to $14,999 : 332

$15,000 to $24,999 : 436

$25,000 to $34,999 : 272

$35,000 to $49,999 : 225

$50,000 to $64,999 : 133

$65,000 to $74,999 : 163

$75,000 or more : 309


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Born in state of residence : 30,861

Born in other state of the United States : 31,598

Native; born outside the United States : 67,013

Foreign born : 21,592


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Under 3 years : 935

3 and 4 years : 844

5 years : 692

6 to 8 years : 1,376

9 to 11 years : 1,295

12 to 14 years : 1,451

15 to 17 years : 1,475


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Less than $10,000 : 722

$10,000 to $14,999 : 566

$15,000 to $19,999 : 518

$20,000 to $24,999 : 382

$25,000 to $29,999 : 619

$30,000 to $34,999 : 699

$35,000 to $39,999 : 529

$40,000 to $44,999 : 334

$45,000 to $49,999 : 278

$50,000 to $59,999 : 912

$60,000 to $74,999 : 1,530

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,702

$100,000 to $124,999 : 818

$125,000 to $149,999 : 459

$150,000 to $199,999 : 737

$200,000 or more : 137


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Ridgecrest City, California is 28,283



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Ridgecrest City, California: 14,204
Female Population in Ridgecrest City, California: 14,079


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ridgecrest City, California: 32.8
Median Female Resident Age in Ridgecrest City, California: 35.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of California is 35


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ridgecrest City, California


White


Both sexes

36.9

Male

35.2

Female

38.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.6

Male

31.7

Female

27.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.5

Male

37.5

Female

29.4

Asian


Both sexes

37.4

Male

31.9

Female

41.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

30.5

Male

25.3

Female

32.5

Other


Both sexes

25.9

Male

25.5

Female

26.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

16.6

Female

16.4

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.2

Male

22.3

Female

24.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.2

Male

37.8

Female

40.4


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,280

No health insurance coverage : 48

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,703

No health insurance coverage : 47

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 617

No health insurance coverage : 521

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,712

No health insurance coverage : 240

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,143

No health insurance coverage : 441

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,501

No health insurance coverage : 363

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,413

No health insurance coverage : 95

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 987

No health insurance coverage : 21

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 603

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,143

No health insurance coverage : 0

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 2,674

No health insurance coverage : 173

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,037

No health insurance coverage : 193

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,451

No health insurance coverage : 215

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,479

No health insurance coverage : 114

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,431

No health insurance coverage : 364

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 1,483

No health insurance coverage : 166

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 992

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 1,095

No health insurance coverage : 0


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 610

No employer-based health insurance : 718

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,795

No employer-based health insurance : 955

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 414

No employer-based health insurance : 724

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,517

No employer-based health insurance : 435

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 855

No employer-based health insurance : 729

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,407

No employer-based health insurance : 457

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,044

No employer-based health insurance : 464

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 579

No employer-based health insurance : 429

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 471

No employer-based health insurance : 132

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 833

No employer-based health insurance : 310

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,660

No employer-based health insurance : 1,187

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 651

No employer-based health insurance : 579

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,108

No employer-based health insurance : 558

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,270

No employer-based health insurance : 323

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,150

No employer-based health insurance : 645

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,045

No employer-based health insurance : 604

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 534

No employer-based health insurance : 458

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 524

No employer-based health insurance : 571


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 14,299

Born in other state in the United States : 10,592

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 0

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 246

Foreign born : 3,146


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 0

No Medicare coverage : 4,078

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 170

No Medicare coverage : 7,876

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 1,496

No Medicare coverage : 115

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 37

No Medicare coverage : 3,953

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 300

No Medicare coverage : 7,633

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 2,053

No Medicare coverage : 34


(updated 2013)



Races in Ridgecrest City, California


  • White: 21,685
  • African American: 1,755
  • American Indian: 325
  • Asian: 1,256
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 62
  • Some Other Race: 1,864
  • Two or More Races: 1,336



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Ridgecrest City, California citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ridgecrest City, California

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 86   (1.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 43   (0.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 69   (0.89%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 101   (1.31%)
  • 9th Grade: 131   (1.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 117   (1.51%)
  • 11th Grade: 249   (3.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 226   (2.93%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,497   (19.38%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 818   (10.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,247   (16.14%)
  • Associate Degree: 798   (10.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,433   (18.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 707   (9.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 65   (0.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 138   (1.79%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 74   (0.93%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 32   (0.4%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 74   (0.93%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 101   (1.27%)
  • 9th Grade: 131   (1.64%)
  • 10th Grade: 157   (1.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 213   (2.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 176   (2.21%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,192   (27.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 939   (11.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,411   (17.69%)
  • Associate Degree: 990   (12.41%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,059   (13.28%)
  • Master's Degree: 337   (4.22%)
  • Professional School Degree: 52   (0.65%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 39   (0.49%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 208

5 to 9 years : 2,283

10 to 14 years : 1,974

15 to 17 years : 957

18 and 19 years : 298

20 to 24 years : 267

25 to 34 years : 561

35 years and over : 411

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 178

5 to 9 years : 146

10 to 14 years : 304

15 to 17 years : 518

18 and 19 years : 0

20 to 24 years : 160

25 to 34 years : 210

35 years and over : 109

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 458

5 to 9 years : 89

10 to 14 years : 18

15 to 17 years : 0

18 and 19 years : 275

20 to 24 years : 1,582

25 to 34 years : 3,023

35 years and over : 13,319


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Sierra Sands Unified


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 113 Felspar, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-3363, Students: 5,724 )

  • Sbe - Ridgecrest Charter


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 325 South Downs, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-1010, Students: 248 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Murray Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 921 East Inyokern Rd., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 446-5525, Students: 764 )

  • James Monroe Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 340 West Church St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-1301, Students: 608 )

  • Gateway Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 501 South Gateway, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 384-3228, Students: 480 )

  • Pierce Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 674 North Gold Canyon, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-5016, Students: 476 )

  • Faller Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1500 West Upjohn St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-5081, Students: 454 )

  • Las Flores Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 720 West Las Flores St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-8431, Students: 440 )

  • Richmond Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1206 Kearsarge St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 446-2531, Students: 437 )

  • Ridgecrest Charter


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 325 South Downs St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-1010, Students: 248 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Burroughs High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 500 East French St., Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-4476, Students: 1,771 )

  • Mesquite Continuation High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 140 West Drummond, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 446-4561, Students: 136 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Cerro Coso Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 4,577; Location: 000 College Hts Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Web: http://www.cerrocoso.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Immanuel Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 201 W Graaf Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 446-6114, Students: 160 )

  • St Ann School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 446 W Church Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-4713, Students: 136 )

  • Calvary Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 2138, Ridgecrest, CA 93556, Phone: (760) 375-3133, Students: 96 )

  • High Desert Adventist Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 555 W Las Flores Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 375-8673, Students: 22 )

  • Heritage Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 934 N Heritage Drive, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, Phone: (760) 446-7459, Students: 18 )

Academic Libraries In Ridgecrest City, California

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Branch) In Ridgecrest City, California

  • Ridgecrest Branch Library


    131 E. Las Flores Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ridgecrest City, California


  • China Lake Museum Foundation


    Po Box 217, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

  • Friends Of China Lake Archaeology


    2168 S Gateway Blvd, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

  • Historical Society Of The Upper Mojave Desert


    Po Box 2001, Ridgecrest, CA 93555

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ridgecrest City, California affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Ridgecrest City, California.

Area Features of Ridgecrest City, California


Airport


(1) China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station Armitage Field   (2) Ridgecrest Community Hospital Heliport   (3) Trona Airport  

Basin


(1) Coso Basin   (2) Great Falls Basin   (3) South Park  

Building


(1) Bureau Of Land Management - Salt Wells Fire Station   (2) China Lake Naval Air Weapons Fire Department Station 1   (3) China Lake Naval Air Weapons Fire Department Station 2   (4) China Lake Naval Air Weapons Fire Department Station 3   (5) China Lake Naval Air Weapons Fire Department Station 4   (6) Kern County Administration Building   (7) Kern County Fire Department Station 74 Ridgecrest   (8) Kern County Sheriff S Office - Ridgecrest Substation   (9) Maturango Museum   (10) Ridgecrest Branch Kern County Library   (11) Ridgecrest City Hall   (12) Ridgecrest Police Department   (13) San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 57 Trona   (14) San Bernardino County Sheriff S Department - Trona Substation   (15) Searles Valley Minerals Fire Department   (16) Searles Valley Minerals Fire Department West End Station   (17) Trona Branch San Bernardino County Library  

Census


(1) Homewood Canyon Census Designated Place   (2) Searles Valley Census Designated Place   (3) Trona Census Designated Place   (4) Valley Wells Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Desert Christian Center   (2) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (3) Grace Lutheran Church   (4) Immanuel Southern Baptist Church   (5) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (6) New Beginnings Baptist Fellowship Church   (7) Our Saviors Lutheran Church   (8) Ridgecrest Church Of Christ   (9) Ridgecrest Church Of The Nazarene   (10) Ridgecrest United Methodist Church   (11) Saint Michaels Episcopal Church   (12) Shekinah Christian Fellowship Church   (13) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (14) Truth Tabernacle   (15) United Church Of Religious Science   (16) Unity Church   (17) Victory Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Ridgecrest  

Falls


(1) Manly Fall  

Flat


(1) Alkali Flat   (2) Borax Flat   (3) China Lake   (4) Mirror Lake  

Gap


(1) Manly Pass   (2) Mengel Pass   (3) Slate Range Crossing  

Hospital


(1) Mcintire Hospital   (2) Ridgecrest Regional Hospital  

Lake


(1) Satellite Lake  

Locale


(1) Anthony Mill Ruins   (2) Bircham Springs Picnic Area   (3) Burro Canyon Test Facility   (4) China Lake Golf Club   (5) Desert Empire Fairgrounds   (6) Heritage Square Shopping Center   (7) Kennedy Viewing Stands   (8) Landmark Letter   (9) North Gate   (10) Paxton Ranch   (11) Ridgecrest Plaza Shopping Center   (12) Russell Camp   (13) Sierra Vista Shopping Center   (14) South Gate   (15) The Tanks   (16) Tivoli Centre Shopping Center   (17) Trona Water Pipeline  

Military


(1) China Lake Naval Weapons Center  

Mine


(1) Davenport Mine   (2) Gold Bottom Mine   (3) January Jones Mine   (4) Mammoth Mine   (5) Mohawk Mine   (6) Ophir Mine   (7) Orondo Mine   (8) Ruth Mine   (9) Saint Patrick Mine   (10) Star Of The West Mine   (11) Sterling Queen Mine   (12) Stockwell Mine   (13) Suitcase Mine   (14) Thorndike Mine   (15) Veeta Mine   (16) Whittaker Iron Mine  

Park


(1) Coso Rock Art District   (2) Desert Memorial Park   (3) Kern County Regional Park   (4) Upjohn Park  

Populated Place


(1) Argus   (2) Borosolvay   (3) China Lake   (4) Pioneer Point   (5) Reilly Historical   (6) Ridgecrest   (7) Searles Valley   (8) Skytop   (9) South Trona   (10) Trona   (11) Valley Wells  

Post Office


(1) Ridgecrest Post Office  

Range


(1) White Hills  

Reserve


(1) Manly Peak Wilderness  

Ridge


(1) Trona Reef  

School


(1) Burroughs High School   (2) Gateway Elementary School   (3) Groves Elementary School   (4) Immanuel Christian School   (5) Mesquite Continuation School   (6) Murray Junior High School   (7) Pierce Elementary School   (8) Richmond Elementary School   (9) Sierra Sands Adult School   (10) Trona Elementary School   (11) Trona High School   (12) Vieweg Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Allen Spring   (2) Alpha Spring   (3) Anvil Spring   (4) Argus Spring   (5) Arrastra Spring   (6) Austin Spring   (7) Bainter Spring   (8) Benko Spring   (9) Bircham Springs   (10) Bobcat Spring   (11) Cabin Spring   (12) Christmas Spring   (13) Colter Spring   (14) Coyote Spring   (15) Deep Canyon Spring   (16) Dripping Spring   (17) Elliot Spring   (18) Fivemile Spring   (19) Greater View Spring   (20) Hatchet Spring   (21) Indian Joe Spring   (22) Jubilee Spring   (23) La Motte Spring   (24) Lark Seep   (25) Margaret Ann Spring   (26) Moscow Spring   (27) Mountain Spring   (28) Mumford Springs   (29) Nadeau Springs   (30) North Fork Spring   (31) North Ruth Spring   (32) Orchard Spring   (33) Parsons Spring   (34) Peach Spring   (35) Pothole Spring   (36) Quail Spring   (37) Rattlesnake Spring   (38) Redlands Spring   (39) Rock Spring   (40) Ruby Spring   (41) Sidehill Spring   (42) Skull Spring   (43) Snooky Spring   (44) Twin Springs   (45) Willow Spring  

Stream


(1) Sweetwater Wash  

Summit


(1) Argus Peak   (2) Lone Butte   (3) Manly Peak   (4) Point Of Rocks   (5) Striped Butte  

Tower


(1) Kssi-fm China Lake   (2) Kziq-am Ridgecrest  

Trail


(1) Old Flight Line Trail  

Valley


(1) Bainter Canyon   (2) Big Horn Canyon   (3) Bruce Canyon   (4) Bundy Canyon   (5) Burro Canyon   (6) Butte Valley   (7) Copper Queen Canyon   (8) Coyote Canyon   (9) Crow Canyon   (10) Deadman Canyon   (11) Fish Canyon   (12) Goff Canyon   (13) Goler Canyon   (14) Homewood Canyon   (15) Indian Joe Canyon   (16) Indian Wells Valley   (17) Isham Canyon   (18) Middle Park Canyon   (19) Moscow Canyon   (20) Mountain Springs Canyon   (21) Mumford Canyon   (22) Orondo Canyon   (23) Petroglyph Canyon   (24) Rattlesnake Canyon   (25) Redlands Canyon   (26) Renegade Canyon   (27) Salt Wells Valley   (28) South Park Canyon   (29) Water Canyon   (30) Wilson Canyon   (31) Wood Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ridgecrest City, California

93555 (pop. 29,762)


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Pearsonville Cdp, CA  (pop. 8) 17.4 Miles
Johannesburg Cdp, CA  (pop. 213) 17.5 Miles
Randsburg Cdp, CA  (pop. 44) 17.5 Miles
Searles Valley Cdp, CA  (pop. 2,073) 19.2 Miles
Homewood Canyon-valley Wells Cdp, CA  (pop. 100) 24.3 Miles
Onyx Cdp, CA  (pop. 292) 30.8 Miles
California City City, CA  (pop. 13,393) 33.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ridgecrest City, California

760



Elevation in Ridgecrest City, California is 2,313.0 ft. (705.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ridgecrest City, California

Lat: 35.620932 N        Long: -117.675749 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ridgecrest City, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Ridgecrest City, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 398   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 376   (3.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 767   (7.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,321   (12.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,944   (18.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,722   (16.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,290   (12.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 626   (5.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 428   (4.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 428   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 242   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 99   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 491   (4.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 592   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Ridgecrest City, California)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 442

1 vehicle available : 2,176

2 vehicles available : 743

3 vehicles available : 83

4 or more vehicles available : 80

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 220

1 vehicle available : 934

2 vehicles available : 1,950

3 vehicles available : 629

4 or more vehicles available : 30

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 60

1 vehicle available : 265

2 vehicles available : 400

3 vehicles available : 238

4 or more vehicles available : 106

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 129

1 vehicle available : 289

2 vehicles available : 1,546

3 vehicles available : 497

4 or more vehicles available : 125


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Ridgecrest City, California)

1-person household:

No workers : 1,504

1 worker : 2,020

2-person household:

No workers : 872

1 worker : 1,470

2 workers : 1,421

3-person household:

No workers : 191

1 worker : 488

2 workers : 289

3 workers : 101

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 487

1 worker : 1,025

2 workers : 749

3 or more workers : 325


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 9,216

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,189

In 3-person carpool : 173

In 4-person carpool : 171

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 67

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 23

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 67

Bicycle : 244

Walked : 227

Other means : 121

Worked at home : 289


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 584

5 to 9 minutes : 2,966

10 to 14 minutes : 3,706

15 to 19 minutes : 1,936

20 to 24 minutes : 582

25 to 29 minutes : 276

30 to 34 minutes : 613

35 to 39 minutes : 68

40 to 44 minutes : 31

45 to 59 minutes : 146

60 to 89 minutes : 401

90 or more minutes : 189


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Ridgecrest City, California

  • KLOA (1240 AM; 0.82 kW; Ridgecrest, CA; Owner: Adelman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWDJ (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: James L. Knudsen & Donna L. Knudsen)
  • NEW (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Ridgecrest, CA; Owner: Ihr Educational Broadcasting)

FM Radio Stations Near Ridgecrest City, California

  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Adelman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Adelman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KSSI (102.7 FM; Ridgecrest, CA; Owner: Sound Enterprises)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Adelman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Adelman Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KZLU (88.5 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Trona, CA; Owner: Radio 74 Internationale)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (90.3 FM; Trona, CA; Owner: Ridgecrest Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • KFRJ (91.1 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Family Stations Inc)
  • KFRJ (91.1 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Family Stations Inc)
  • KWTD (91.9 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: Living Proof Inc)
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; Johannesburg, CA; Owner: James Knudsen & Donna Knudsen)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Ridgecrest City, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,455  (42.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 722  (12.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 740  (12.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,067  (18.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,845  (38.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,122  (23.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,647  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (0.5%)


(updated 2010)





There are 35 Farms In Ridgecrest City, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ridgecrest City, California

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Union Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $108.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 415

Mission Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $406.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ridgecrest City, California

  • China Lake Naws


    (about 4.7 miles in Ridgecrest, California; Airport Code: RQK)

  • Inyokern-Kern County


    (about 9.0 miles in Inyokern, California; Airport Code: IYK)

  • Inyokern Airport


    (about 9.0 miles in Inyokern, California; Airport Code: IYK)

  • Trona Airport


    (about 23.7 miles in Trona, California; Airport Code: TRH)

  • California City Municipal


    (about 37.6 miles in California City, California; Airport Code: VWI)

  • Kern Valley


    (about 42.4 miles in Kernville, California; Airport Code: FVV)

  • Mojave Airport


    (about 46.7 miles in Mojave, California; Airport Code: MHV)

  • Edwards AFB


    (about 49.9 miles in Aerial Acres, California; Airport Code: EDW)

  • Tehachapi Municipal


    (about 54.6 miles in Tehachapi, California; Airport Code: TSP)

  • Tehachapi Kern County Nr 4


    (about 54.6 miles in Tehachapi, California; Airport Code: TSP)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ridgecrest City, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.00%

Carpooled

14.78%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.34%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.07%

Motorcycle

0.79%

Bicycle

1.44%

Walked

2.39%

Other Means

0.62%

Worked At Home

2.58%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ridgecrest City, California, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,542

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,587

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 235

Renter-occupied housing units : 410

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 229

Renter-occupied housing units : 608

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,322

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,009


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 722

Householder 35 to 44 years : 729

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,024

Householder 55 to 59 years : 645

Householder 60 to 64 years : 361

Householder 65 to 74 years : 536

Householder 75 years and over : 296

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 58

Householder 35 to 44 years : 173

Householder 45 to 54 years : 173

Householder 55 to 59 years : 189

Householder 60 to 64 years : 236

Householder 65 to 74 years : 460

Householder 75 years and over : 726


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Less than 10.0 percent : 147

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 470

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 636

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 686

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 446

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 401

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 181

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 270

50.0 percent or more : 1,020

Not computed : 357


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ridgecrest City, California)

Built 2010 or later :

Built 2000 to 2009 : $293,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $189,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $190,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $153,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $163,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $103,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $9,999

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Ridgecrest City, California: 66.5%

Percentage of Family Households in California: 68.7%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Ridgecrest City, California

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 44.39%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 51.02%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 4.59%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Ridgecrest City, California

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ridgecrest City, CA): $44,971
Median Household Income In 2000 (California): $47,493


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ridgecrest City): $68,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (California): $198,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ridgecrest City): $500
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (California): $747


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ridgecrest City, California

Utility Gas: 90.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.9%
Electricity: 7.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Ridgecrest City, California are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ridgecrest City, California

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital Home Health Agency


     Address: 1653 Triangle Drive, Ridgecrest, California 93555
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 5/9/1979

Caresouth Home Care Professionals


     Address: 42225 10th Street West, Suite 2 B, Lancaster, California 93534
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/3/1993

Jemini Home Health Services, Inc


     Address: 626 W Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, California 93534
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/11/2006

Antelope Valley Home Care


     Address: 44335 Lowtree Avenue, Lancaster, California 93534
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 10/8/1987

Victory Home Care


     Address: 1212 W Avenue J Suite 100, Lancaster, California 93534
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/13/2006

Hospitals Close To Ridgecrest City, California

Ridgecrest Regional Hospital


     Address: 1081 North China Lake Blvd, Ridgecrest, California 93555
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Kern Valley Healthcare District


     Address: 6412 Laurel Ave, Lake Isabella, California 93240
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Tehachapi Hospital


     Address: 115 West E Street, Tehachapi, California 93581
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Barstow Community Hospital


     Address: 555 South Seventh Avenue, Barstow, California 92311
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Southern Inyo Hospital


     Address: 501 East Locust Street, Lone Pine, California 93545
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Ridgecrest City, California

Ridgecrest Healthcare Center


     Address: 1131 N. China Lake Blvd., Ridgecrest, California 93555
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Kern Valley Healthcare District Dp Snf


     Address: 6412 Laurel Ave, Lake Isabella, California 93240
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 68
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Rimrock Villa Conv Hospital


     Address: 27555 Rimrock Road, Barstow, California 92311
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 56
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Evergreen Arvin Healthcare Cen


     Address: 323 Campus Drive, Arvin, California 93203
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Southern Inyo Hospital D/p Snf


     Address: 501 E Locust, Lone Pine, California 93545
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 100%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ridgecrest City, California

Name: San Onofre (SONGS) 2 and 3
Address: PO Box 128; San Clemente, CA 92674
Distance: 152 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ridgecrest City, California

    Retired Workers: 3,130
    Disabled Workers: 700
    Widowers Workers: 430
    Spouses Workers: 275
    Children Workers: 435


(updated 2007)



Kern County, California Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.49%
  • Bush & Cheney 66.49%
  • Other 1.02%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Ridgecrest City, California citizens.

Relocation to Kern County, CA

5.81 % of Kern County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,274

California Average 5.75 %

0.12 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $32,066

California Average 0.21 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Kern County, CA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Los Angeles County , CA 1.67 % ($38,595 AGI )
  • Ventura County , CA 0.35 % ($43,063 AGI )
  • Tulare County , CA 0.22 % ($35,968 AGI )

Relocation away from Kern County, CA

4.94 % of Kern County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $40,551

California Average 6.27 %

0.11 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $34,013

California Average 0.11 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Kern County, CA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.71 % ($35,352 AGI )
  • Tulare County , CA 0.18 % ($32,865 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.18 % ($33,368 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in California

Low Bracket: $6,827 (1.00%)
High Bracket: $44,815 (9.30%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in California

7.25%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Ridgecrest City, California is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Ridgecrest City, California directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Ridgecrest City, California

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 2 4
    per 100,000 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 12 7 7 14
Rape 10 7 20 16 6 20 23 19 15 12 12 4 9
    per 100,000 39 27 78 62 23 76 87 74 58 46 43 14 32
Robbery 16 6 7 15 14 16 16 13 10 12 14 16 24
    per 100,000 63 23 27 58 54 61 61 51 39 46 50 57 84
Assault 116 73 92 125 81 111 113 89 141 103 88 86 117
    per 100,000 457 282 359 482 311 424 429 348 548 397 315 304 410
Burglary 219 249 238 226 217 240 221 155 170 210 192 234 212
    per 100,000 863 964 930 872 834 916 839 607 661 809 687 828 743
Larceny Theft 438 363 466 436 414 507 359 342 335 348 292 327 313
    per 100,000 1,725 1,405 1,820 1,681 1,591 1,935 1,362 1,339 1,303 1,340 1,045 1,157 1,097
Vehicle Theft 63 55 53 51 65 45 41 56 43 53 37 41 45
    per 100,000 248 213 207 197 250 172 156 219 167 204 132 145 158
Arson 16 23 9 4 13 8 4 13 23 21 15 12 11
    per 100,000 63 89 35 15 50 31 15 51 89 81 54 42 39
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
36 22 30 39 25 37 38 31 42 33 29 27 39
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
184 173 192 179 177 200 156 142 143 158 134 154 145
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
110 97 111 109 101 118 97 86 92 95 82 90 92


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In California

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
102,616 86,846 87,706 66,041 63,500 86,912 123,821 0 80,848 82,147


(updated 2014)



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