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Population in 2012: 24,258 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.2%
 

Males: 11,467  (47.3%)
Females: 12,791  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  33.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39157.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,448 (it was $43,066 in 2000)
Ridgeland:

$53,448
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $38,028

Ridgeland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,356 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Ridgeland:

$176,356
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $227,663; Detached houses: $245,536; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,361; In 2-unit structures: $76,920; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $135,765; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $196,826; Mobile homes: $32,812; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $122,922

Median gross rent in 2012: $923.

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  • White alone - 13,990 (58.3%)
  • Black alone - 7,782 (32.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,099 (4.6%)
  • Asian alone - 876 (3.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 85 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 93 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridgeland: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (16.7%), Irish (8.4%), United States (8.0%), German (6.7%), Scottish (2.5%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1899

Elevation: 353 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,524 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ridgeland:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeland city:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

1,784 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:  7.4%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Ridgeland, Mississippi as of August 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgeland to the number of sex offenders is 2,205 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,331 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $987 (0.6%)

Ridgeland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (8.2 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (148.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (361.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Madison, MS (1.7 miles ), Flowood, MS (2.7 miles ), Jackson, MS (2.9 miles ), Pearl, MS (3.2 miles ), Brandon, MS (3.5 miles ), Clinton, MS (3.6 miles ), Richland, MS (3.6 miles ), Flora, MS (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 219 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 1998: 265 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 1999: 258 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2000: 163 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $196,100
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $279,300
  • 2004: 130 buildings, average cost: $289,400
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $258,500
  • 2007: 60 buildings, average cost: $347,100
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $512,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $526,800
  • 2010: 23 buildings, average cost: $410,700
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $549,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $498,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.42 N, Longitude: 90.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,057 (+21.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,384 (25.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 601

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Crime rates in Ridgeland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0313011200132
per 100,000 0.014.84.914.50.04.64.79.20.00.04.612.48.1
Rapes 2561300202100
per 100,000 10.724.729.54.813.90.00.09.20.09.24.60.00.0
Robberies 3428272115122122171515810
per 100,000 181.1138.1132.6101.269.555.399.2101.478.569.368.733.140.7
Assaults 15221015172033182118172426
per 100,000 79.9108.549.172.378.792.1156.082.997.083.277.899.4105.9
Burglaries 1211327875837465509357847265
per 100,000 644.5651.3383.0361.3384.3340.8307.2230.4429.7263.4384.5298.3264.9
Thefts 886777867813669636655564694644522504612
per 100,000 4719.33833.64257.33916.03097.82929.33095.62599.03206.32975.42389.32088.02493.8
Auto thefts 89724059443341404827261822
per 100,000 474.1355.2196.4284.2203.7152.0193.8184.3221.8124.7119.074.689.6
Arson 0121701000201
per 100,000 0.04.99.84.832.40.04.70.00.00.09.20.04.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 362.5351.3305.8291.7222.1204.1239.1214.7226.4198.7187.1170.6181.1

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Crime rate in Ridgeland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 101 (68 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Ridgeland, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,221 (+55.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Average climate in Ridgeland, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Ridgeland-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 295% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Ridgeland city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgeland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Ridgeland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgeland topographic map

Birthplace of: Faith Hill - Singer, Bianca Knight - Sprinter, Jason Bridges - College basketball player (Rice Owls).


Hospitals/medical centers in Ridgeland:

  • HOSPICE MINISTRIES, INC (Hospital, 450 TOWNE CENTER BLVD)
  • HIGHLAND HOME (Nursing Home, 638 HIGHLAND COLONY PARKWAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeland:

  • LIFE SOURCES SERVICES, LLC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; MADISON, MS)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • STA HOME HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Ridgeland, MS

Amtrak station near Ridgeland:

  • 10 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ridgelandms.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeland:

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 7 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 8 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • Jackson State University (about 10 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Mississippi College (about 14 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Hinds Community College (about 21 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Holmes Community College (about 41 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 51 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)

Public high school in Ridgeland:

Private high school in Ridgeland:

  • ST ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL-NORTH CAMPUS (Students: 1,152; Location: 370 OLD AGENCY RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgeland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Ridgeland:

  • CHRIST COVENANT SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 752 S PEAR ORCHARD RD; Grades: KG - 6)
  • HERITAGE SCHOOL (Students: 18; Location: 550 SUNNYBROOK RD; Grades: UG - UG)
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Notable locations in Ridgeland: Jackson Yacht Club (A), Main Harbor (B), Ridgeland Fire Department Station 4 (C), Ridgeland Public Library (D), Mississippi Crafts Center (E), Ridgeland Fire Department Station 3 (F), Ridgeland Fire Department Station 2 (G), Ridgeland Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Country Club Village Shopping Center (1), Oak Plaza Shopping Center (2), North Park Mall Shopping Center (3), Ridgeland Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ridgeland include: Saint Columb's Episcopal Church (A), New Covenant Church (B), Zion Hill Methodist Church (C), Simon Hill Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church of Ridgeland (F), Apostolic Revival Center (G), Mount Charity Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jessamine Cemetery (1), Jones Cemetery (2), New Hope Grove Cemetery (3), Mount Charity Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Culley Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ridgeland: Old Trace Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Rick's Recreation Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6610 Old Canton Road Suite D) (1), Ridgeland Tourism Commission (357 Towne Center Boulevard Suite 301) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites (6485 Frontage Rd.) (1), Studio Plus - Jackson/Ridgeland (800 Ridgewood Rd) (2), Econo Lodge North (839 Ridgewood Road) (3), Homewood Suites Jackson (853 Centre Street) (4), Comfort Suites Ridgeland (6485 Frontage Road) (5), Drury Inn & Suites (610 East County Line Road) (6), Quality Inn North (839 Ridgewood Road) (7), Ridgeland Days Inn & Suites (150 Centre St) (8), Cabot Lodge-Jackson North (120 Dyess Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Breaud Court Reporting (Po Box 3174) (1), Madison County Drug Court (299 Highway 51) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.15
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgeland and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF RIDGELAND (Population served: 20173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-21-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2003)
CRESCENT UTILITY CO, INC (Population served: 336, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-11-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-11-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-07-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.8% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.1%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ridgeland, MS

People in group quarters in Ridgeland in 2010:

  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 24 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 14 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Ridgeland in 2000:

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 42 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 42 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Ridgeland compared to Mississippi state average:

Ridgeland, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Ridgeland (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: 7 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Trustmark National Bank: The Orchard Branch, Chateau Ridgeland Branch, Lake Harbour Branch, Ridgeland Branch, Colony Park Branch, Northpark Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Northpark-Ridgeland Branch, Ridgeland Highway 51 Branch, Lake Harbour Branch, Renaissance At Colony Park Branch, Steed Road Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Ridgeland Branch at 758 Pear Orchard Road, branch established on 1991/03/11; Colony Park Branch at 1049 Highland Colony Parkway, branch established on 2008/11/17. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Metropolitan Bank: Branch at 1069 Highland Colony Parkway, branch established on 2008/06/23; Ridgeland Area Mobile at 1069 Highland Colony Parkway, branch established on 2008/06/23. Info updated 2008/04/01: Bank assets: $587.1 mil, Deposits: $498.5 mil, headquarters in Crystal Springs, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Metropolitan Bancgroup, Inc.
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Ridgeland Branch at 414 Highway 51 North, branch established on 1989/06/30; Ridgeland Branch at 618 Crescent Boulevard, Suite 100, branch established on 2006/05/09. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • BankFirst Financial Services: Ridgeland Branch at 400 Fontaine Place Suite 101, branch established on 2004/11/02; Ridgeland Branch at 751 Lake Harbor Drive, branch established on 2006/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $718.9 mil, Deposits: $600.2 mil, headquarters in Macon, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfirst Capital Corporation
  • Community Trust Bank: Ridgeland Branch at 775 Lake Harbour Drive, Suite A, branch established on 2007/01/09; Highland Colony Banking Center at 605 Crescent Boulevard, Suite 100, branch established on 2010/08/11. Info updated 2011/10/14: Bank assets: $2,472.6 mil, Deposits: $1,908.3 mil, headquarters in Choudrant, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Financial Corporation
  • First National Banker's Bank: Mississippi Branch at 300 Concourse Boulevard, branch established on 2000/12/27. Info updated 2011/04/12: Bank assets: $851.7 mil, Deposits: $364.9 mil, headquarters in Baton Rouge, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bankers Bankshares, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridgeland, Mississippi:

  • Red Roof Inn #128 - Ridgeland, Adcock St, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-7707
  • Cabot Lodge - Jackson North, 120 Dyess Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 957-0757, Fax: (601) 957-0757
  • Comfort Inn - Ridgeland, 424 W Porter St, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 856-9510, Fax: (601) 853-7785
  • Econo Lodge, 839a Ridgewood Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-7740, Fax: (601) 896-0142
  • Studioplus, 800 Ridgewood Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-0884, Fax: (601) 952-2172
  • Holiday Inn Express, 6485 N I-55 Frontage Rd, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 977-6111
  • Days Inn - Ridgeland, 150 Ctr St, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-9726, Fax: (601) 956-9727
  • Red Roof Inn Jackson-North (ridgeland), 810 Adcock St, Ridgeland, MS 39157 , Phone: (800) 733-7663, Fax: (601) 956-7865
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ridgeland travel time to work - commute


Ridgeland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ridgeland city (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.82%
Here37.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal Church
Adherents40.3%21.3%15.7%4.8%3.1%
Congregations26.5%20.6%7.4%7.4%2.9%
NameMuslim EstimatePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.1%2.0%6.5%
Congregations1.5%2.9%1.5%7.4%22.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Madison County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
This county:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Madison County:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

10.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.4%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.2%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$44,984$44,9840$0
Other Government Administration 22$67,724$36,9400$0
Judicial and Legal 11$25,542$27,8640$0
Police Protection - Officers 51$172,584$40,6080$0
Police - Other 27$81,378$36,1685$3,250
Firefighters 54$199,563$44,3470$0
Fire - Other 5$22,129$53,1101$476
Streets and Highways 17$52,966$37,3880$0
Sewerage 9$26,280$35,0401$795
Parks and Recreation 14$45,777$39,23713$6,950
Water Supply 9$17,732$23,6430$0
Other and Unallocable 20$50,557$30,3341$1,313
Totals for Government 251$807,216$38,59221$12,784

Ridgeland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $2,722,000 ($112.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,431,000 ($58.99)
    Sewerage: $263,000 ($10.84)
    General: $61,000 ($2.51)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($0.29)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $3,397,000 ($140.04)
    Police Protection: $3,397,000 ($140.04)
    Regular Highways: $2,366,000 ($97.53)
    Sewerage: $1,395,000 ($57.51)
    Water Utilities: $1,395,000 ($57.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,192,000 ($49.14)
    Financial Administration: $856,000 ($35.29)
    Central Staff Services: $856,000 ($35.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $567,000 ($23.37)
    General - Other: $217,000 ($8.95)
    Health Services - Other: $48,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,672,000 ($110.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $172,000 ($7.09)
    Regular Highways: $165,000 ($6.80)
    Fire Protection: $159,000 ($6.55)
    Police Protection: $159,000 ($6.55)
    Financial Administration: $40,000 ($1.65)
    Central Staff: $40,000 ($1.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,459,000 ($307.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($0.66)

Ridgeland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,872,000 ($77.17)
    All Other: $971,000 ($40.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,760,000 ($72.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $764,000 ($31.49)
    Special Assessments: $226,000 ($9.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,872,000 ($77.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,503,000 ($391.75)
    Highways: $517,000 ($21.31)
    All Other: $157,000 ($6.47)
  • Tax - Property: $3,931,000 ($162.05)
    NEC: $811,000 ($33.43)

Ridgeland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $17,285,000 ($712.55)
    Water Utilities: $200,000 ($8.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $25,302,000 ($1043.04)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,000,000 ($164.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,077,000 ($1116.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $15,485,000 ($638.35)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($4.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,800,000 ($74.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,225,000 ($91.72)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($4.12)

Ridgeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,203,000 ($255.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,196,000 ($626.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $15,485,000 ($638.35)

12.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($53,509 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.18%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($86 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hinds County, MS  4.01% ($55,974 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.42% ($54,702)
from Orleans Parish, LA  0.27% ($33,900)


9.64% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.64%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($208 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hinds County, MS  3.10% ($32,487 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.76% ($50,230)
to Shelby County, TN  0.12% ($50,118)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgeland:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgeland:

  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgeland:

  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Ridgeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $401,000
Total average daily traffic: 44,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,568



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED67$140,302131$203,187450$230,51521$54,0491$166,92073$189,6525$31,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$114,6437$189,62427$167,1050$00$01$241,7901$45,920
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$157,87815$143,78379$190,47713$36,4790$07$118,2414$9,453
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$180,00015$142,06064$232,9441$126,1700$05$320,1560$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$220,6602$152,92013$160,6131$91,9400$01$37,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.01 , 0301.03, 0301.04, 0301.05, 0301.06, 0302.05, 0302.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$200,54533$219,5601$97,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$244,0338$189,9761$217,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$264,6138$228,7480$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$312,5600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.01 , 0301.03, 0301.04, 0301.05, 0301.06, 0302.05, 0302.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 101
  • Hazardous Condition: 74
  • Service Call: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Ridgeland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgeland, MS

Most common first names in Ridgeland, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5984.4 years
James4678.5 years
William4276.2 years
John3175.4 years
Robert3177.1 years
Charles2371.6 years
Dorothy2081.5 years
Elizabeth1980.8 years
Margaret1986.1 years
George1977.7 years
Most common last names in Ridgeland, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2479.1 years
Smith2276.3 years
Jones1575.0 years
Harris1383.2 years
Scott1083.2 years
Adcock971.3 years
Davis975.4 years
Taylor981.6 years
Jenkins980.1 years
Johnson973.9 years
Businesses in Ridgeland, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor2Lowe's1
Apple Store1Marriott1
Applebee's2McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance6
AutoZone1New York & Co1
Banana Republic1Nike15
Baskin-Robbins1Pac Sun1
Bath & Body Works1Papa John's Pizza1
Brookstone1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske1
Burger King1Pier 1 Imports1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cache1Popeyes1
Charlotte Russe1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Chico's2Red Roof Inn1
Coldwater Creek1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sears1
Ethan Allen1Sephora1
Express1Soma Intimates1
FedEx11Spencer Gifts1
Finish Line1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Foot Locker1Subway3
GNC2T-Mobile3
GameStop2Taco Bell1
Gap1Talbots1
Goodwill6The Athlete's Foot1
Gymboree1The Limited1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Haworth1UPS16
Holiday Inn2Vans2
Hollister Co.1Verizon Wireless1
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
J. Jill1Waffle House1
J.Crew1Walgreens1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's2
Journeys1Wet Seal1
KFC2YMCA1
Kroger2
Browse common businesses in Ridgeland, MS

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