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Ridge Manor, Florida
US 98-SR 50 enter Ridge Manor before crossing under the Withlacoochee State Trail.
US 98-SR 50 enter Ridge Manor before crossing under the Withlacoochee State Trail.
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Location in Hernando County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Hernando
 • Total 9.04 sq mi (23.41 km2)
 • Land 8.63 sq mi (22.35 km2)
 • Water 0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
69 ft (21 m)
 • Total 4,743
 • Density 549.72/sq mi (212.24/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33523, 33597, 34602
FIPS code 12-60325
GNIS feature ID 0289687

Ridge Manor is a census-designated place (CDP) in Hernando County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,513 at the 2010 census.


Ridge Manor is located at 28°29′57″N 82°10′53″W / 28.49917°N 82.18139°W / 28.49917; -82.18139 (28.499108, -82.181305).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23 km2), of which 8.7 square miles (23 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) (3.43%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,108 people, 1,712 households, and 1,225 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 471.2 people per square mile (181.9/km2). There were 2,099 housing units at an average density of 240.8/sq mi (92.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.52% White, 1.85% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 1.07% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.87% of the population.

There were 1,712 households, out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.4% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,875, and the median income for a family was $33,724. Males had a median income of $30,421 versus $24,492 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,722. About 9.9% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.0% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over.

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