Ridgecrest, CA 93555 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93555: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

Not Acceptable, USPS
China Lake, CA 93555
China Lake Nwc, CA 93555

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 804
  • Single Family Addresses: 13,390
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 422
  • County: Kern County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.622, Longitude -117.691
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 93555 has segments in 2 Counties (Kern, San Bernardino).

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Ridgecrest, CA 93555 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33,523
Daytime Population: Workers 27,618
Daytime Population: Residents 19,234
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,852
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 33,346
Population in Familes 26,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 177
Population Density2 16
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $59,583
Average Household Income $78,229
Per Capita Income $30,715


Total Housing Units 14,569 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,138 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,950 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,481 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $207,590
Average Home Value $232,370


Total Households 13,088
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 8,704
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.36% 0.57%
Households 0.26% 0.49%
Families 0.18% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

Ridgecrest, CA 93555 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93555 to the other 1,761 ZIP Codes in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 519 71st
Population Density # 1464 17th
Diversity Index # 1053 40th
Median Household Income # 854 52nd
Per Capita Income # 852 52nd

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