Ridgecrest, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,370 housing units in Ridgecrest. This represents a 1.1% growth from 11,249 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 11,034 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 336 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ridgecrest is about 63.1%. Ridgecrest's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.1%. Average household size is 2.52 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ridgecrest were built after 1979.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom9.70%
Two Bedrooms25.50%
Three Bedrooms46.20%
Four Bedrooms15.80%
Five Bedrooms or more1.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$72,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$365

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.20%
Home Equity Loan3.50%
Simple Mortgage66.10%
Debt Free19.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.8%