In 2017, Ridgecrest, CA had a population of 28.7k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $60,794. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Ridgecrest, CA grew from 28,604 to 28,728, a 0.434% increase and its median household income grew from $59,780 to $60,794, a 1.7% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ridgecrest, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.3%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (6.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.27%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%). N/A% of the people in Ridgecrest, CA speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ridgecrest, CA are Cerro Coso Community College (528 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Ridgecrest, CA is $169,500, and the homeownership rate is 62.5%. Most people in Ridgecrest, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Ridgecrest, CA is 2 cars per household.