Ridgeville, South Carolina Population 2020

1,725

Ridgeville is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,725, it is the 130th largest city in South Carolina and the 8176th largest city in the United States. Ridgeville is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -12.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,979 in 2010. Ridgeville reached it's highest population of 1,980 in 2012. Spanning over 2 miles, Ridgeville has a population density of 960 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgeville is $50,597 with a poverty rate of 22.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $943 per month, and the median house value is $109,800. The median age in Ridgeville is 38.6 years, 38.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 384.1 males.

Ridgeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.69%
  • White: 31.80%
  • Two or more races: 10.40%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgeville, South Carolina is 1,725, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,773.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,979.

Ridgeville, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,18955.69%
White67931.80%
Two or More Races22210.40%
Some Other Race311.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.66%

Ridgeville Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgeville Median Age

38.6


Total

38.4


Male

38.9


Female

Ridgeville Adults

There are 1,907 adults, (165 of whom are seniors) in Ridgeville.

Ridgeville Age Dependency

22.6

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgeville Sex Ratio

Female

441

20.66%

Male

1,694

79.34%

Ridgeville Households and Families

Ridgeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgeville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Married64.9%35.1%
All64.9%35.1%
Female63.4%36.6%
Male0%0%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2992.9864.9
Married1513.264.9
Non Family771.2166.2
Female714.4263.4
Male00

3.56

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgeville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1397.88%
9th to 12th Grade47727.03%
High School Graduate73141.42%
Some College23513.31%
Associates Degree533.00%
Bachelors Degree1086.12%
Graduate Degree221.25%

Ridgeville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black99658965
White51641446
Multiple Races18411319
Hispanic7419
Other Race31
Native American1414

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 10.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,351$43,214$25,541
Less Than High School$$63,182$13,889
High School Grad$20,536$20,402$25,268
Some College$32,963$63,472$27,917
Bachelors Degree$27,917$28,750$
Graduate Degree$53,750$$37,500

$26,351

Average Earnings

$43,214

Average Male

$25,541

Average Female

Ridgeville Language

Ridgeville Language by Age

Ridgeville Language

95.04% of Ridgeville residents speak only English, while 4.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.24% of the population.

Ridgeville Poverty

Ridgeville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White39713233.25%
Black4266515.26%

22.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.49%

Male Poverty Rate

25.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgeville is White, with 33.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgeville is Black, with 15.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.04%
High School15.28%
Some College12.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed13.82%
Male Employed3.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ridgeville Income

Ridgeville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,063$50,597
Families$51,250$57,951
Married Families$59,844-
Non Families$24,464$25,196

Ridgeville Marital Status

Ridgeville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgeville Married by Age and Sex

Ridgeville 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 55-64.

Ridgeville Marital Status by Race

Ridgeville Veterans

199

Number of Veterans

197

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War44
Korea3
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6464
35 to 5451
65 to 7438
18 to 3430
75+16
Name Veterans % of Total
Black13812.49%
White5710.23%
2 or More42.00%

$Ridgeville Veterans by Education

5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgeville Employment Status

22.2%

Labor Force Participation

21.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgeville Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

69.18%

Born in South Carolina

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

1.69%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.03% of Ridgeville residents were born in the United States, with 69.18% having been born in South Carolina. 1.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,725-24-1.37%
20191,749-24-1.35%
20181,77330.17%
20171,770-24-1.34%
20161,794-49-2.66%
20151,843-117-5.97%
20141,960-17-0.86%
20131,977-3-0.15%
20121,98050.25%
20111,97560.30%
20101,9690.00%