Ridge Spring, South Carolina Population 2024

583

Ridge Spring is a city located in Aiken County, Edgefield County, and Saluda County South Carolina. Ridge Spring has a 2024 population of 583. Ridge Spring is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 1.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 575 in 2020.

The average household income in Ridge Spring is $71,843 with a poverty rate of 17.32%. The median age in Ridge Spring is 44.3 years: 43.4 years for males, and 52.3 years for females.

Ridge Spring Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.08%
  • White: 31.53%
  • Other race: 3.47%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
320.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.39% (8)
The current population of Ridge Spring, South Carolina is 583 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 575.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American44762.08%
White22731.53%
Other race253.47%
Two or more races212.92%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ridge Spring Population by Race

Ridge Spring Population Pyramid 2024

Ridge Spring Median Age

44.3

Total

43.4

Male

52.3

Female

Ridge Spring Adults

There are 617 adults, (215 of whom are seniors) in Ridge Spring.

Ridge Spring Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridge Spring Sex Ratio

Female41958.19%
Male30141.81%

Ridge Spring Population by Age

Ridge Spring Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3272.275.524.5
Non Family1691.087426
Married703.1392.97.1
Female643.384.415.6
Male244.512.587.5

3.32

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ridge Spring Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade488.54%
Associates Degree234.09%
Bachelors Degree10719.04%
Graduate Degree7413.17%
High School Graduate19534.7%
Less Than 9th Grade386.76%
Some College7713.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black374304119
White15213647
Hispanic29298
Other Race25258
2+ Races777

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Ridge Spring Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$51,250$0
Graduate Degree$46,495$0$46,576
High School Graduate$30,833$33,125$0
Less Than 9th Grade$53,636$53,636$0
Overall$46,386$53,977$45,435
Some College$67,750$68,321$36,667

$46,386

Average Earnings

$53,977

Average Male

$45,435

Average Female

Ridge Spring Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridge Spring Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ridge Spring Language

95.45% of Ridge Spring residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Ridge Spring Language

Ridge Spring Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4377316.7%
White2163315.28%
Hispanic421740.48%
Other25624%

17.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.3%

Male Poverty Rate

22.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridge Spring

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridge Spring is Hispanic, with 40.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridge Spring is White, with 15.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.34%.

Ridge Spring Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.37%
High School24.62%
Some College4%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%

Ridge Spring Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed3.6%
Female Unemployed0%

Ridge Spring Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridge Spring Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,333$114,182
Households$37,969$71,843
Married Families$74,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,823$31,331

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ridge Spring Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridge Spring Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ridge Spring Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ridge Spring Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ridge Spring Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

46

Number of Veterans

43

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War17
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War3
World War II1
Korea0

Ridge Spring Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6415
35 to 5413
75+10
65 to 748
18 to 340

Ridge Spring Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black246.15%
White2211.7%

Ridge Spring Veterans by Race

Ridge Spring Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridge Spring Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Ridge Spring Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ridge Spring Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ridge Spring Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

63.89%

Born in Ridge Spring

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

2.92%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Ridge Spring residents were born in the United States, with 63.89% having been born in South Carolina. 2.92% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202959320.34%
202859120.34%
202758920.34%
202658720.34%
202558520.34%
202458320.34%
202358120.35%
202257950.87%
2021574-1-0.17%
2020575-169-22.72%
201974410.13%
201874310.13%
201774210.13%
201674100%
201574120.27%
2014739-1-0.14%
201374070.95%
201273300%
2011733-5-0.68%
201073800%

Ridge Spring Population by Year