Mineral Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Mahoning and Trumbull counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 3,892 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Mineral Ridge was named for valuable coal deposits near the original town site.
Mineral Ridge is located at 41°8′31″N 80°46′1″W (41.141888, -80.767075).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.28 square miles (8.49 km2), of which 3.26 square miles (8.45 km2) is land and 0.015 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.51%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,900 people, 1,377 households, and 995 families living in the CDP. The population density was 1,183.5 people per square mile (456.3/km²). There were 1,439 housing units at an average density of 436.7/sq mi (168.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.31% White, 2.08% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.51% of the population.
There were 1,377 households out of which 36.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.12.