In 2019, Ridgecrest, CA had a population of 28.8k people with a median age of 36 and a median household income of $69,577. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Ridgecrest, CA grew from 28,736 to 28,755, a 0.0661% increase and its median household income grew from $65,077 to $69,577, a 6.91% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ridgecrest, CA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.8%), White (Hispanic) (12.3%), Other (Hispanic) (6.69%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.83%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.12%). 0% of the households in Ridgecrest, CA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
97.6% of the residents in Ridgecrest, CA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Ridgecrest, CA are Cerro Coso Community College (850 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2019, the median property value in Ridgecrest, CA was $180,300, and the homeownership rate was 63.2%. Most people in Ridgecrest, CA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Ridgecrest, CA was 2 cars per household.