Latest Data (2016)
Population 28,701
Nationwide Rank 1305

Quick Facts

Ridgecrest, California is the 1,305th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Ridgecrest, California is a city.

Ridgecrest, California is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Ridgecrest had its largest population ever.

Ridgecrest, California is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Ridgecrest, California Border Map

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
1295 Henderson, Kentucky 28,841 5.0%
1296 Eagle Pass, Texas 28,834 26.4%
1297 Williamsport, Pennsylvania 28,834 -5.8%
1298 Lake in the Hills, Illinois 28,830 19.7%
1299 Sahuarita, Arizona 28,794 662.1%
1300 Garner, North Carolina 28,776 52.8%
1301 American Fork, Utah 28,770 27.1%
1302 Fountain, Colorado 28,753 85.3%
1303 Agawam Town, Massachusetts 28,718
1304 Maryville, Tennessee 28,703 23.9%
1305 Ridgecrest, California 28,701 15.1%
1306 Schererville, Indiana 28,701 14.9%
1307 Stockbridge, Georgia 28,677 159.9%
1308 Burton, Michigan 28,648 -5.6%
1309 Seguin, Texas 28,614 20.4%
1310 Marion, Indiana 28,592 -11.5%
1311 Big Spring, Texas 28,532 13.6%
1312 Central, Louisiana 28,529 7.0%
1313 West Springfield Town, Massachusetts 28,529
1314 Jacksonville, Arkansas 28,518 -5.1%
1315 Cornelius, North Carolina 28,515 101.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In California

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
661 Diamond Bar 56,793 0.7%
665 Fountain Valley 56,529 2.7%
668 Novato 56,004 17.1%
675 Hanford 55,547 32.3%
682 Gilroy 55,069 32.0%
685 Highland 54,939 22.4%
686 Paramount 54,909 -0.8%
692 Colton 54,712 13.8%
695 Rosemead 54,500 1.6%
701 Cathedral City 54,056 25.8%
702 Watsonville 53,796 15.5%
710 Yucaipa 53,309 28.6%
716 West Sacramento 52,981 65.2%
720 Delano 52,707 32.6%
728 Palm Desert 52,231 17.1%
729 Placentia 52,228 11.9%
737 Glendora 51,851 4.7%
744 Aliso Viejo 51,424 28.5%
753 Cerritos 50,555 -1.9%
757 Poway 50,077 3.8%
760 Azusa 49,628 10.7%
769 La Mirada 49,216 4.8%
775 Rancho Santa Margarita 48,969 4.0%
776 Cypress 48,906 4.9%
787 Covina 48,549 3.4%
790 Ceres 48,278 38.5%
802 Palm Springs 47,689 10.9%
806 San Luis Obispo 47,536 7.1%
808 San Jacinto 47,413 98.3%
816 Lincoln 47,030 300.4%
832 Newark 45,810 7.3%
835 Beaumont 45,349 297.1%
840 Coachella 44,953 96.6%
846 Danville 44,631 6.8%
855 El Centro 44,201 15.9%
856 Morgan Hill 44,155 29.3%
863 Lompoc 43,712 6.0%
875 San Bruno 42,957 6.9%
881 Bell Gardens 42,806 -2.9%
884 Rohnert Park 42,622 3.0%
890 Brea 42,471 19.5%
892 Rancho Palos Verdes 42,435 2.9%
922 La Quinta 40,956 66.5%
923 Campbell 40,939 5.1%
928 Oakley 40,622 57.1%
936 San Gabriel 40,404 1.2%
937 La Puente 40,377 -1.8%
940 Calexico 40,232 47.1%
967 Culver City 39,364 1.2%
971 Pacifica 39,062 1.7%
979 Montclair 38,944 14.8%
986 Stanton 38,644 2.8%
996 Martinez 38,259 6.4%
1009 Hollister 37,833 8.6%
1017 Los Banos 37,643 43.0%
1030 Monrovia 37,126 0.3%
1040 West Hollywood 36,698 2.2%
1046 Moorpark 36,481 14.5%
1049 Temple City 36,365 8.2%
1052 San Juan Capistrano 36,276 7.0%
1057 Claremont 36,059 5.8%
1058 Wildomar 36,042 70.8%
1063 Bell 35,864 -2.2%
1069 Manhattan Beach 35,741 5.1%
1093 Pleasant Hill 34,853 5.4%
1101 Beverly Hills 34,687 2.3%
1109 San Dimas 34,338 -2.0%
1110 Seaside 34,312 3.6%
1113 Foster City 34,175 18.7%
1118 Dana Point 34,012 -3.3%
1123 Menlo Park 33,888 10.0%
1140 Adelanto 33,391 83.6%
1148 Lawndale 33,145 4.3%
1174 La Verne 32,389 2.1%
1185 El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles) 31,907 29.3%
1197 Laguna Hills 31,509 -1.6%
1216 Banning 31,026 31.1%
1227 Goleta 30,850 7.0%
1232 Saratoga 30,767 2.3%
1239 Los Altos 30,561 8.7%
1240 Los Gatos 30,545 6.3%
1241 San Pablo 30,536 0.9%
1244 Santa Paula 30,335 5.4%
1245 Atascadero 30,330 14.3%
1247 Burlingame 30,301 7.6%
1257 Walnut 30,047 0.0%
1265 San Carlos 29,797 7.4%
1268 East Palo Alto 29,684 -0.9%
1275 Suisun City 29,505 12.2%
1280 Atwater 29,270 25.7%
1305 Ridgecrest 28,701 15.1%
1316 Desert Hot Springs 28,492 73.1%
1319 Monterey 28,454 -4.2%
1332 Benicia 28,174 4.5%
1350 Maywood 27,633 -1.7%
1352 Windsor 27,555 19.5%
1361 Imperial Beach 27,418 1.3%
1367 Eureka 27,226 4.4%
1376 Belmont 27,081 7.9%
1391 Lemon Grove 26,860 7.6%
1397 Norco 26,714 9.7%
1401 Paradise 26,551 0.3%
1412 Wasco 26,395 23.7%
1427 Brawley 26,149 18.9%
1430 Lafayette 26,103 8.4%
1432 Twentynine Palms 26,049 -9.8%
1435 Coronado 25,952 7.5%
1438 South Pasadena 25,913 6.6%
1445 Lemoore 25,785 30.2%
1454 Galt 25,633 29.5%
1455 Soledad 25,622 10.4%
1458 Reedley 25,582 22.4%
1467 El Cerrito 25,400 9.4%
1469 Hercules 25,360 30.1%
1491 Sanger 25,007 31.2%
1515 San Fernando 24,717 4.6%
1521 Selma 24,597 24.8%
1533 Seal Beach 24,440 1.1%
1537 Riverbank 24,389 54.3%
1547 Calabasas 24,176 16.9%
1549 Loma Linda 24,129 25.2%
1551 Cudahy 24,098 -0.8%
1562 Dinuba 23,961 34.2%
1568 Barstow 23,835 5.4%
1601 Laguna Beach 23,190 -2.4%
1635 Millbrae 22,661 9.4%
1639 Corcoran 22,626 1.2%
1641 Oakdale 22,564 42.8%
1658 Port Hueneme 22,277 1.8%
1670 Lathrop 22,073 97.0%
1685 Duarte 21,801 1.2%
1687 Patterson 21,776 81.7%
1692 South Lake Tahoe 21,717 -8.1%
1694 Marina 21,688 14.5%
1697 Yucca Valley 21,652 27.7%
1725 Arvin 21,086 62.2%
1741 South El Monte 20,883 -1.3%
1755 Agoura Hills 20,745 0.2%
1759 Lomita 20,693 3.0%
1773 American Canyon 20,452 106.3%
1774 La CaƱada Flintridge 20,447
1822 Dixon 19,806 22.7%
1823 Hermosa Beach 19,789 6.1%
1833 Blythe 19,693 -5.1%
1835 Albany 19,688 19.2%
1846 Orinda 19,470 10.3%
1860 Pinole 19,293 0.5%
1888 Oroville 19,033 36.1%
1896 Shafter 18,945 47.9%
1957 Chowchilla 18,236 25.1%
1960 Rancho Mirage 18,194 36.0%
1968 Arroyo Grande 18,097 13.4%
1973 Santa Fe Springs 18,027 9.5%
1977 Arcata 17,974 8.1%
2025 Greenfield 17,428 35.2%
2028 Moraga 17,416 6.5%
2042 Imperial 17,203 123.0%
2059 El Segundo 16,893 5.2%
2062 Artesia 16,874 2.8%
2095 Coalinga 16,598 4.4%
2119 Truckee 16,391 17.0%
2133 Laguna Woods 16,272 -7.4%
2172 Ukiah 15,882 2.3%
2182 La Palma 15,774 2.0%
2194 Pacific Grove 15,624 0.6%
2196 Fillmore 15,610 13.4%
2218 Ripon 15,463 50.6%
2240 Parlier 15,179 33.0%
2255 Clearlake 15,053 14.1%
2278 Susanville 14,843 -15.2%
2303 Kerman 14,594 66.8%
2306 McFarland 14,544 47.9%
2318 Hawaiian Gardens 14,473 -2.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 28,701 1,305
2015 28,780 1,297
2014 28,726 1,287
2013 28,600 1,284
2012 28,325 1,282
2011 27,928 1,289
2010 27,616 1,289
2009 25,895 1,354
2008 25,575 1,357
2007 25,313 1,359
2006 25,492 1,348
2005 25,650 1,315
2004 25,580 1,304
2003 25,443 1,294
2002 25,288 1,291
2001 24,998 1,292
2000 24,925 1,284
1990 28,341 982