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Do you provide assistance with relocation?

In certain circumstances, we are able to offer a relocation package. To make relocation easy, we share information about local realtors and temporary rental housing available in Ridgecrest.

Do you sponsor H1B Visas and Green Cards?

Yes we do.

Is there anything fun to do in Ridgecrest?

Ridgecrest is near the Sierra Mountains and is full of natural wonders, outdoor activities, and sunshine. There are plenty of beautiful outdoor scenic areas and places to hike, bike, and explore. And Ridgecrest has a more easygoing lifestyle than larger metropolitan areas. We’re close to Mount Whitney, The Sequoia National Forest and Death Valley. It is a close-knit community with plenty of cultural and educational opportunities. To learn more, visit:

What’s the housing market like in Ridgecrest?
  • The cost of living in Ridgecrest is lower than in other parts of California, including for housing and other necessities. Kern County’s taxes are among the lowest in the state. Ridgecrest a great place to own a home. The area’s median housing price can be found in the brochure, “Ridgecrest City at a Glance”.
  • You can also learn more about housing in Ridgecrest at
What is the closest airport to Ridgecrest?

The most popular airports are Bakersfield Airport (1 hr 50 min away), Ontario International Airport (2 hrs 20min away), Burbank Airport (2 hr 12 min away), Los Angeles International Airport LAX (2 hr 45 min away), Las Vegas Airport LAS (3 hr 30 min away). For those who like to fly their own planes, Inyokern airport is only 14 min away.

What are the schools like in Ridgecrest?
  • Ridgecrest has one public K-12 school district, Sierra Sands Unified School District. You can learn more about Ridgecrest schools at
  • Additionally, Ridgecrest has excellent alternative schooling options including two Montessori Pre-School and Kindergarten facilities, private schools, charter schools, and Cerro Coso Community College.

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