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Ridgeland
  • Suburb of Jackson, MS

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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Ridgeland is a suburb of Jackson with a population of 24,194. Ridgeland is in Madison County and is one of the best places to live in Mississippi. Living in Ridgeland offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Ridgeland and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Ridgeland are highly rated.

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About Ridgeland...
Population
24,194

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$195,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,054
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Ridgeland Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    309.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    87.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    225.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,334.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    157.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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