Ridgecrest, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ridgecrest, Florida - Basic Facts

The Ridgecrest Census Designated Place had a population of 2,775 as of July 1, 2017. Ridgecrest ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgecrest is located at latitude 27.8955 and longitude -82.8047 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the Ridgecrest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 56 feet.

The Ridgecrest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403476) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Ridgecrest Census Designated Place is located within Clearwater CCD of Pinellas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ridgecrest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Ridgecrest, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,775
Daytime Population: Workers 219
Daytime Population: Residents 1,554
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,773
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 2,771
Population in Familes 2,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 4,695
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $38,697
Average Household Income $49,997
Per Capita Income $17,824


Total Housing Units 967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 540 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 375 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $159,046
Average Home Value $166,035


Total Households 915
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 661
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 1.11%
Households 0.99% 1.03%
Families 0.15% 0.98%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Ridgecrest, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgecrest to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 598 35th
Population Density # 126 86th
Diversity Index # 209 78th
Median Household Income # 686 25th
Per Capita Income # 776 16th

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