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Ridgeland is a city in Madison County, in the Jackson metro area.
The latitude of Ridgeland is 32.428N. The longitude is -90.132W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 358 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,435.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ridgeland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jackson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 39157 ZIP code.
8% of Ridgeland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ridgeland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ridgeland was $28,704, compared with $21,587 nationally.
49% of Ridgeland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ridgeland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $579. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,011.
Libraries in Ridgeland include Elsie E. Jurgens Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ridgeland include Madison County Journal
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ridgeland political report.
The average commute time for Ridgeland workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ridgeland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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