River Ridge, Louisiana

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Population in 2010: 13,494.
Population change since 2000: -7.5%
Males: 6,444  (47.8%)
Females: 7,050  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 70123.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,814 (it was $46,286 in 2000)
River Ridge:

$70,814
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $39,901 (it was $27,088 in 2000)

River Ridge CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $265,324 (it was $151,300 in 2000)
River Ridge:

$265,324
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $350,939; detached houses: $363,347; townhouses or other attached units: $75,428; mobile homes: $205,606

Median gross rent in 2017: $921.

March 2019 cost of living index in River Ridge: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in River Ridge, LA (2017)
    • 10,64476.7%White alone
    • 1,73212.5%Black alone
    • 8606.2%Hispanic
    • 1811.3%Two or more races
    • 1200.9%Asian alone
    • 550.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in River Ridge, Louisiana as of August 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in River Ridge is 573 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: French (13.9%), Italian (11.6%), American (9.9%), German (6.3%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 4,793 people per square mile   (average).

River Ridge, Louisiana map

313 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This place:

2.3%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,506 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,051 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Metairie, LA (3.5 miles , pop. 146,136).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (9.5 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (310.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Harahan, LA (1.3 miles ),
Elmwood, LA (1.4 miles ),
Waggaman, LA (1.5 miles ),
Metairie, LA (1.9 miles ),
Jefferson, LA (1.9 miles ),
Kenner, LA (2.0 miles ),
Avondale, LA (2.0 miles ),
Bridge City, LA (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 29.96 N, Longitude: 90.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,984 (-35.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 780 (11.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 504

Distribution of median household income in River Ridge, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in River Ridge, LA in 2017
River Ridge satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in River Ridge, LA
Historical housing units in River Ridge, LA
Most common industries in River Ridge, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.7%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common occupations in River Ridge, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)

Average climate in River Ridge, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

River Ridge, Louisiana average temperatures River Ridge, Louisiana average precipitation River Ridge, Louisiana humidity River Ridge, Louisiana wind speed River Ridge, Louisiana snowfall River Ridge, Louisiana sunshine River Ridge, Louisiana clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.575. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.575
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.51
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.12
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

River Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Louisiana state average. It is 27% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the River Ridge place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1964, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 165 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

River Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 337.3 miles away from the city center
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 193.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.9 miles away from the city 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 295.1 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 Jefferson Parish (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tropical Storms: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
River Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in River Ridge:

  • ALLSTAR HOME HEALTH INC (272 WALTER ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near River Ridge:

  • RIVER OAKS CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • DAVITA - METAIRIE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; METAIRIE, LA)
  • ST MARY AND ELIZABETH COMMUNIT (Hospital, about 2 miles away; METAIRIE, LA)
  • HARAHAN GUEST HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • ST JOHN'S SPECIALTY HOSPITAL S (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • ST JOSEPH OF HARAHAN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HARAHAN, LA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB CTR OF NEW ORLEANS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW ORLEANS, LA)

Amtrak station near River Ridge:

  • 9 miles: NEW ORLEANS (1001 LOYOLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near River Ridge:

  • 14 miles: Waterford 3 in Taft, LA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to River Ridge:

  • Tulane University of Louisiana (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; Full-time enrollment: 11,089)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (about 7 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,492)
  • Delgado Community College (about 8 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)
  • University of New Orleans (about 11 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Nicholls State University (about 37 miles; Thibodaux, LA; FT enrollment: 5,997)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 41 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)

Private high school in River Ridge:

  • JOHN CURTIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 796, Location: 10125 JEFFERSON HWY, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in River Ridge:

Private elementary/middle school in River Ridge:

  • ST MATTHEW THE APOSTLE SCHOOL (Students: 533, Location: 10021 JEFFERSON HWY, Grades: PK-7)
See full list of schools located in River Ridge

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in River Ridge: Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office (A), Jefferson Parish Library River Ridge eBranch (B), Jefferson Parish Third District Volunteer Fire Department (C), East Bank Services Center (D), River Ridge Learning Center (E), Saint Francis Villa Assisted Living Facility (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Upstream Shopping Center (1), Highland Square Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in River Ridge include: True Fellowship Full Gospel Baptist Church (A), Maranatha Bible Church (B), Jefferson Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), All Saints Episcopal Church (D), True Heart Missionary Baptist Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), Saint Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church (G), Riverside Baptist Church (H), River Ridge Assembly of God Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in River Ridge include: Little Farms Park (1), Jessie Owens Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Joe McKnight - Football player, Danny Wimprine - Football player, Jonathan Wells - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Jul 21, 1979), Tony Bua - 2005 NFL player (Miami Dolphins, born: Feb 11, 1980), Ben Benfield - College basketball player (Tulane Green Wave).

Jefferson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in River Ridge (2011 data):

  • Fidelity Homestead Savings Bank: River Ridge Branch at 9099 Jefferson Hwy, branch established on 1998/12/21. Info updated 2010/03/16: Bank assets: $919.9 mil, Deposits: $792.2 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Iberiabank: River Ridge Branch at 9300 Jefferson Highway, branch established on 1953/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Whitney Bank: River Ridge Branch at 200 Midway Drive, branch established on 1988/08/22. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in River Ridge:

Marital status in River Ridge, LA
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in River Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for River Ridge, LA (based on Jefferson Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic148,82743
Evangelical Protestant57,266160
Mainline Protestant9,90830
Other9,66623
Black Protestant7,39432
Orthodox3001
None199,191-
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: 107
Here:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 62
Jefferson Parish:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Jefferson Parish:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Parish:

11.2%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson Parish:

14.5%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
River Ridge:

52.3%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
River Ridge:

20.1%
Louisiana:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
River Ridge:

35.9%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

58.1%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
River Ridge:

79.0%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of River Ridge, LA Residents

6.08% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,300 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.15%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orleans Parish, LA  2.12% ($44,136 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.29% ($46,358)
from St. Charles Parish, LA  0.24% ($49,246)


6.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,413 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Jefferson Parish:

0.03%
Louisiana average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orleans Parish, LA  1.84% ($46,291 average AGI)
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.59% ($61,399)
to St. Charles Parish, LA  0.30% ($49,038)
Businesses in River Ridge, LA
NameCountNameCount
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
Goodwill1Walgreens1
H&R Block2

Strongest AM radio stations in River Ridge:

  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WVOG (600 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: F.W. ROBERT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBYU (1450 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WSMB (1350 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WODT (1280 AM; 5 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSO (990 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WGSO, L.L.C.)
  • WSHO (800 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: SHADOWLANDS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBOK (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGLA (1540 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GRETNA, LA; Owner: CROCODILE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in River Ridge:

  • WQUE-FM (93.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYLD-FM (98.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLMG (101.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZB (97.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTKL (95.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWOZ (90.7 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FRIENDS OF WWOZ, INC.)
  • WWNO (89.9 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & A & M COLLEGE)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • WBSN-FM (89.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: PROVIDENCE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WRBH (88.3 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: RADIO FOR THE BLIND & HANDICAPPED, INC.)
  • WTUL (91.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND)
  • KMEZ (102.9 FM; BELLE CHASSE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCIL (107.5 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WPRF (94.9 FM; RESERVE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLRZ (100.3 FM; LAROSE, LA; Owner: COASTAL BROADCASTING OF LAROSE, INC.)
  • KKND (106.7 FM; PORT SULPHUR, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around River Ridge:

  • WLPN-LP (Channel 61; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GLENN R. & KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WWL-TV (Channel 4; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WWL-TV, INC.)
  • KNOV-LP (Channel 57; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: BEACH TV PROPERTIES, INC.)
  • WHNO (Channel 20; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K66FW (Channel 14; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDSU (Channel 6; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: NEW ORLEANS HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59DG (Channel 59; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of River Ridge fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in River Ridge)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 10423 Jefferson Hwy (Lat: 29.965194 Lon: -90.225917), Call Sign: KFN530, Licensee ID: L00078649,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.5600 MHz, 33.7000 MHz, 33.9400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/03/2022, Registrant: Third District Volunteer Fire Department, 10423 Jefferson Hwy, River Ridge, LA 70123, Phone: (504) 738-3258
  • Lat: 29.945194 Lon: -90.212278, Call Sign: WRAE759,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.462 MHz, 467.087 MHz, 467.187 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 468.300 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2017, Expiration Date: 10/26/2027, Certifier: Meredith Lagasse, Registrant: Tomba Communications, 2000 L & A Road, Metairie, LA 70001, Phone: (504) 210-1779, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 100 Florida St (Lat: 29.900194 Lon: -90.233417), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHW304, Licensee ID: L00002548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.325 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/24/1998, Expiration Date: 03/08/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2003, Registrant: L&l Oil Company Inc, 100 Florida St, River Ridge, LA 70123

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in River Ridge)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in River Ridge)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED32$183,87568$207,603307$210,89618$94,1673$152,33315$128,867
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$196,0006$298,50024$215,4174$98,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$194,2507$205,42979$205,78514$48,7140$04$102,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$180,00010$248,90055$203,1824$213,2500$01$188,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$120,00018$222,6111$25,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.00 , 0239.01, 0239.02, 0239.03, 0239.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$256,0009$253,556
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$286,5003$247,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$319,6673$281,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$232,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0238.00 , 0239.01, 0239.02, 0239.03, 0239.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in River Ridge, LA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in River Ridge, LA - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in River Ridge, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in River Ridge, LA
    • 20244.9%Structure Fires
    • 16336.2%Outside Fires
    • 6614.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 194.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for River Ridge, LA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in River Ridge, LA
  • 74.7%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in River Ridge, LA
  • 70.3%Electricity
  • 29.0%Utility gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


River Ridge compared to Louisiana state average:

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

River Ridge on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #98 (70123) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 63 patent applications in 2008-2020.