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Ridgeland city, Mississippi

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Ridgeland city, Mississippi
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 24,188
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 24,188
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 24,306
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) -0.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 24,047
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.7%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
12.2%
Female persons, percent
53.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
54.9%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
35.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
5.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
0.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
5.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
53.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 1,167
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 7.4%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 46.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $181,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,280
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $430
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $993
Building permits, 2018 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 10,615
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.26
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 80.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 9.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 91.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 82.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 93.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 50.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 5.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.9%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 71.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 66.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 133,654
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 135,189
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 84,656
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 895,147
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $36,901
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 18.4
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $54,833
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $37,551
Persons in poverty, percent
10.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 X
Total employment, 2016 X
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 X
All firms, 2012 3,464
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,891
Women-owned firms, 2012 993
Minority-owned firms, 2012 698
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,449
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 402
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,685
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 1,226.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 19.61
FIPS Code 2862520
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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