Ridge Spring, South Carolina Population 2021

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Ridge Spring is a city located in Saluda County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 752, it is the 171st largest city in South Carolina and the 11563rd largest city in the United States . Ridge Spring is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 2.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 737 in 2010. Ridge Spring reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Ridge Spring has a population density of 413 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridge Spring is $48,490 with a poverty rate of 17.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $731 per month, and the median house value is $90,000. The median age in Ridge Spring is 45.7 years, 45.2 years for males, and 49 years for females.

Ridge Spring Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridge Springwas:

  • Black or African American: 59.61%
  • White: 40.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ridge Spring, South Carolina is 752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 748.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 737.

Ridge Spring, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American39459.61%
White26740.39%
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Ridge Spring Population by Race

Ridge Spring Population Pyramid $2021

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Ridge Spring Median Age

45.7


Total

45.2


Male

49


Female

Ridge Spring Adults

There are 570 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Ridge Spring.

Ridge Spring Age Dependency

55.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridge Spring Sex Ratio

Female

360

54.46%

Male

301

45.54%

Ridge Spring Population by Age

Ridge Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridge Spring Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male31.6%68.4%
Female64.4%35.6%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
All74.1%25.9%
Married95.2%4.8%

74.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridge Spring Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2592.5574.1
Non Family1111.1269.4
Married843.2995.2
Female453.2264.4
Male196.1131.6

3.49

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Ridge Spring Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5411.00%
9th to 12th Grade438.76%
High School Graduate20842.36%
Some College6413.03%
Associates Degree5511.20%
Bachelors Degree5010.18%
Graduate Degree173.46%
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Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2972238
White17114859
Hispanic2323

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.50%.

Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,096$44,583$27,500
Less Than 9th Grade$48,424$48,804$
High School Graduate$24,444$24,167$26,250
Some College$36,429$44,306$24,821
Bachelors Degree$36,250$35,000$
Graduate Degree$59,583$$

$35,096

Average Earnings

$44,583

Average Male

$27,500

Average Female

Ridge Spring Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridge Spring Language by Age

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Ridge Spring Language

96.40% of Ridge Spring residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Ridge Spring Language

Ridge Spring Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3827619.90%
White2373012.66%
Hispanic301033.33%

17.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.98%

Male Poverty Rate

29.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridge Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridge Spring is Hispanic, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridge Spring is White, with 12.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.14%.

Ridge Spring Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.56%
High School14.42%
Bachelors or Greater13.43%
Some College9.24%

Ridge Spring Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed10.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ridge Spring Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridge Spring Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,625$48,490
Families$60,385$61,892
Married Families$68,333-
Non Families$28,750$29,596
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Income by Household Type

Ridge Spring Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridge Spring Married by Age and Sex

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Ridge Spring Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ridge Spring Marital Status by Race

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Ridge Spring Marital Status

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56

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War39
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War7
Korea3
World War II

Ridge Spring Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5420
55 to 6418
65 to 749
75+6
18 to 343

Ridge Spring Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black308.67%
White2611.61%

Ridge Spring Veterans by Race

Ridge Spring Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridge Spring Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ridge Spring Employment by Age

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Ridge Spring Employment by Race

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Ridge Spring Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.14%

Born in Ridge Spring

96.52%

Native Born

3.48%

Foreign Born

2.87%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.52% of Ridge Spring residents were born in the United States, with 69.14% having been born in South Carolina. 2.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ridge Spring Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202175220.27%
202075020.27%
201974820.27%
201874630.40%
201774310.13%
201674210.13%
201574120.27%
2014739-1-0.14%
201374060.82%
201273410.14%
2011733-5-0.68%
20107380.00%

Ridge Spring Population by Year