Ridgeland, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 24,266 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.3%
 
Males: 11,717  (48.3%)
Females: 12,549  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

33.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39157.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,656 (it was $43,066 in 2000)
Ridgeland:

$62,656
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $45,415 (it was $28,704 in 2000)

Ridgeland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,061 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Ridgeland:

$240,061
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $935.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ridgeland: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.3%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents, 38.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.7% for American Indian residents, 51.1% for other race residents, 14.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ridgeland, MS (2017)
    • 12,83752.8%White alone
    • 8,87336.5%Black alone
    • 1,1914.9%Asian alone
    • 1,0254.2%Hispanic
    • 2080.9%Two or more races
    • 750.3%American Indian alone
    • 350.1%Other race alone
    • 190.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ridgeland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Ridgeland, Mississippi as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ridgeland is 1,521 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Ridgeland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.6)
1
(4.7)
2
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
3
(12.4)
2
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.2)
1
(4.1)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(12.4)
6
(24.6)
2
(8.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(55.3)
21
(99.2)
22
(101.4)
17
(78.5)
15
(69.3)
15
(68.7)
8
(33.1)
10
(40.7)
19
(78.1)
16
(65.3)
17
(70.1)
45
(184.4)
20
(81.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(92.1)
33
(156.0)
18
(82.9)
21
(97.0)
18
(83.2)
17
(77.8)
24
(99.4)
26
(105.9)
21
(86.4)
32
(130.6)
36
(148.4)
31
(127.0)
37
(150.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(340.8)
65
(307.2)
50
(230.4)
93
(429.7)
57
(263.4)
84
(384.5)
72
(298.3)
65
(264.9)
46
(189.2)
44
(179.5)
60
(247.4)
63
(258.1)
53
(215.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
636
(2,929)
655
(3,096)
564
(2,599)
694
(3,206)
644
(2,975)
522
(2,389)
504
(2,088)
612
(2,494)
601
(2,471)
627
(2,558)
671
(2,766)
644
(2,639)
564
(2,297)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(152.0)
41
(193.8)
40
(184.3)
48
(221.8)
27
(124.7)
26
(119.0)
18
(74.6)
22
(89.6)
15
(61.7)
18
(73.4)
23
(94.8)
22
(90.1)
16
(65.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)197.4231.2207.6219.0192.2181.0165.1175.2157.7182.8204.4239.4173.3

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City-data.com crime index in Ridgeland, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 86 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.69
Mississippi average:

0.77
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Ancestries: American (11.0%), English (9.1%), Irish (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), German (2.2%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/29/1899

Elevation: 353 feet

Land area: 15.9 square miles.

Population density: 1,525 people per square mile   (low).

Ridgeland, Mississippi map

1,942 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.6% Asia).

This city:

7.8%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,570 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,427 (0.6%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.42 N, Longitude: 90.12 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,956 (+27.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,334 (31.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 601

Distribution of median household income in Ridgeland, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ridgeland, MS in 2017
Ridgeland satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 55 buildings, average cost: $352,400
  • 2014: 71 buildings, average cost: $408,700
  • 2015: 85 buildings, average cost: $383,600
  • 2016: 69 buildings, average cost: $388,800
  • 2017: 51 buildings, average cost: $438,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Ridgeland, MS residents
Average permit cost in Ridgeland, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Ridgeland, MS
Historical housing units in Ridgeland, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +7,221 (+55.8%).
Most common industries in Ridgeland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Ridgeland, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Top executives (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)

Average climate in Ridgeland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ridgeland, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.76
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.478
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Ridgeland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 166% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from Ridgeland center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 180.1 miles away from Ridgeland center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 160.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 317.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ridgeland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Ridgeland:

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

Other hospitals and 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)
  • ALPHA HEALTHCARE, LLC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • DSI JACKSON NORTH (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • THE NICHOLS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MADISON, MS)
  • MANHATTAN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; JACKSON, 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.

College/University in Ridgeland:

  • Midwest Technical Institute-Ridgeland (Full-time enrollment: 604; Location: 113 Market Ridge Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: deltatechnicalcollege.com/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeland:

  • Belhaven University (about 8 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 10 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 14 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 21 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Holmes Community College (about 41 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 53 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • East Central Community College (about 60 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)

Public high school in Ridgeland:

Private high schools in Ridgeland:

  • ST ANDREW'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 1,184, Location: 370 OLD AGENCY RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • THE VERITAS SCHOOL (Students: 93, Location: 1202 HIGHLAND COLONY PKWY, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ridgeland:

Private elementary/middle school in Ridgeland:

  • CHRIST COVENANT SCHOOL (Students: 410, Location: 752 S PEAR ORCHARD RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Ridgeland

Points of interest:

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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

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

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CITY OF JACKSON (Population served: 175,788, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2012)
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF RIDGELAND (Population served: 24,661, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2009)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 187 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF JACKSON-MADDOX RD. (Population served: 16,530, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-15-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-14-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2007)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 211 regular monitoring violations
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeland:

Marital status in Ridgeland, MS
  • Never married: 35.9%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeland:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ridgeland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ridgeland, MS (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,60754
Mainline Protestant8,63120
Black Protestant5,65031
Catholic5,2425
Other1,4455
Orthodox1351
None45,493-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

10.2%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ridgeland:

46.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ridgeland:

20.2%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ridgeland:

10.8%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ridgeland:

32.8%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.8%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ridgeland, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 67$239,513$42,8981$1,025
Firefighters 57$206,927$43,5640$0
Other and Unallocable 25$110,409$52,9960$0
Police - Other 24$70,837$35,4191$1,094
Streets and Highways 19$56,068$35,4110$0
Sewerage 19$56,090$35,4250$0
Parks and Recreation 13$55,158$50,91516$3,237
Judicial and Legal 8$29,592$44,3880$0
Water Supply 8$25,154$37,7310$0
Financial Administration 7$40,216$68,9420$0
Fire - Other 4$20,600$61,8000$0
Other Government Administration 3$20,648$82,5920$0
Totals for Government 254$931,212$43,99418$5,356

Ridgeland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,782,000 ($279.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,987,000 ($81.88)
    General - Other: $192,000 ($7.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $153,000 ($6.31)
    Sewerage: $93,000 ($3.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($1.24)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,342,000 ($261.35)
    Regular Highways: $4,494,000 ($185.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,383,000 ($180.62)
    Water Utilities: $3,851,000 ($158.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,106,000 ($86.79)
    Sewerage: $1,940,000 ($79.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,266,000 ($52.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,110,000 ($45.74)
    Financial Administration: $1,053,000 ($43.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,048,000 ($43.19)
    General Public Buildings: $588,000 ($24.23)
    Central Staff Services: $498,000 ($20.52)
    Libraries: $159,000 ($6.55)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($5.56)
    Health - Other: $53,000 ($2.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,339,000 ($96.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $457,000 ($18.83)
    Police Protection: $406,000 ($16.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $186,000 ($7.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $125,000 ($5.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $108,000 ($4.45)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($2.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000 ($1.44)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($0.49)
    General Public Building: $10,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,398,000 ($510.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $584,000 ($24.07)

Ridgeland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,092,000 ($127.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,300,000 ($53.57)
    Other: $530,000 ($21.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $314,000 ($12.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $267,000 ($11.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $948,000 ($39.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,401,000 ($57.74)
    Interest Earnings: $927,000 ($38.20)
    General Revenue - Other: $103,000 ($4.24)
    Special Assessments: $52,000 ($2.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $35,000 ($1.44)
    Sale of Property: $28,000 ($1.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,316,000 ($136.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,492,000 ($597.21)
    Highways: $6,511,000 ($268.32)
    Other: $857,000 ($35.32)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($2.72)
  • Tax - Property: $9,524,000 ($392.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,315,000 ($54.19)
    Other License: $402,000 ($16.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $125,000 ($5.15)

Ridgeland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,887,000 ($1684.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,973,000 ($1523.65)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,390,000 ($386.96)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,720,000 ($359.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,914,000 ($161.30)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $670,000 ($27.61)

Ridgeland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,214,000 ($297.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,921,000 ($985.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,008,000 ($618.48)

8.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hinds County, MS  3.03% ($57,655 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.13% ($71,029)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.18% ($38,690)


7.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($80,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hinds County, MS  2.02% ($51,122 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.35% ($56,222)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.10% ($39,763)
Businesses in Ridgeland, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4KFC2
Abercrombie Kids1Kroger2
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Ann Taylor2Little Caesars Pizza1
Apple Store1Lowe's1
Applebee's2Marriott1
Arby's1Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Banana Republic1New Balance6
Barnes & Noble1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike15
Bath & Body Works1Pac Sun1
Brookstone1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pier 1 Imports1
Cache1Pizza Hut1
Charlotte Russe1Plato's Closet1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Chico's2Quality1
Coldwater Creek1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Econo Lodge1SAS Shoes1
Ethan Allen1SONIC Drive-In2
Express1Sears1
FedEx11Sephora1
Finish Line1Soma Intimates1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
GNC2Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
GameStop2Subway3
Gap1T-Mobile3
Goodwill6Taco Bell1
Gymboree1Talbots1
H&R Block1The Athlete's Foot1
Haworth1The Limited1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn2UPS16
Hollister Co.1Vans2
Honda1Verizon Wireless1
Hot Topic1Victoria's Secret1
Hyundai1Waffle House1
J. Jill1Walgreens1
J.Crew1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's2
Jones New York2Wet Seal1
Journeys1YMCA1
Justice1

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
See more detailed statistics of Ridgeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 459ft / 140mTotal length
  • $1,342,777,000Total costs
  • 836,380Total average daily traffic
  • 56,867Total average daily truck traffic
  • 836,598Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ridgeland, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ridgeland, MS
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 in Ridgeland, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ridgeland, MS - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 91. The highest number of fire incidents - 126 took place in 2003, and the least - 65 in 2017. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ridgeland, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (40.2%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ridgeland, MS
    • 62540.2%Outside Fires
    • 47430.5%Structure Fires
    • 33421.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1217.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgeland, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridgeland, Mississippi:

  • Cabot Lodge - Jackson North, 120 Dyess Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 957-0757, Fax: (601) 957-0757
  • Econo Lodge, 839a Ridgewood Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-7740, Fax: (601) 896-0142
  • Extended Stay America - Jackson - Ridgeland, 800 Ridgewood Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-0884, Fax: (601) 952-2172
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Jackson/Ridgeland, 853 Ctr St, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 899-8611, Fax: (601) 899-8612
  • Holiday Inn Express, 6485 N I-55 Frontage Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 977-6111
  • Days Inn - Ridgeland, 150 Ctr St, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-9726, Fax: (601) 956-9727
  • Drury Inn & Suites Jackson Ridgeland, 610 E County Line Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-6100
  • Quality Inn North, 839b Ridgewood Rd, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 , Phone: (601) 956-6203, Fax: (601) 957-9981
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ridgeland, Mississippi
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ridgeland, MS
  • 64.5%Utility gas
  • 33.9%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ridgeland, MS
  • 87.8%Electricity
  • 11.2%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Wood


Ridgeland compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Ridgeland on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 2,000 householders)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #74 (39157) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
There are 48 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Richard C. Edmonson (7)
  • Richard L. Root (7)
  • Jack H. Wilson, Sr. (5)
  • Shou Jiang Tang (4)
  • Marvin A. Cuchens (4)
  • Byungchul Jang (3)
  • Stephen Michael Maloney (3)
  • Douglas E. Parsell (3)
  • Joel Bomgaars (2)
  • Dallas Lee Nash, Ii (2)

Total of 59 patent applications in 2008-2020.