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High Ridge, Missouri - Basic Facts

The High Ridge Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Jefferson County at latitude 38.4609 and longitude -90.5339. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 919 feet.

The formal official name is the High Ridge Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as High Ridge, Missouri.

The U5 Census Class Code for High Ridge indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the High Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for High Ridge: Highridge.

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High Ridge, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 4,302
Population in Households 4,276
Population in Familes 3,484
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 1,131
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,708
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,453 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $177,489
Average Home Value $196,247


Median Household Income $55,228
Average Household Income $64,539
Per Capita Income $25,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% 0.15%
Households 0.28% 0.3%
Families 0.74% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


High Ridge, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares High Ridge to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 164 84th
Population Density1 # 304 71st
Diversity Index2 # 551 47th
Median Household Income # 148 86th
Per Capita Income # 207 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.