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River Ridge is in Jefferson Parish, in the New Orleans metro area.

The latitude of River Ridge is 29.96N. The longitude is -90.215W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,588.


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Median household income
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$46,286
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our River Ridge demographic reports
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include PJ?s Coffee

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Ancestry & family history

16% of River Ridge residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the River Ridge ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in River Ridge was $27,088, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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31% of River Ridge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in River Ridge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $450.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,052.


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Jefferson Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our River Ridge political report.

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The average commute time for River Ridge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in River Ridge include Oakwood River Ridge.

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