Ridgeway, South Carolina Population 2021

287
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Ridgeway is a city located in Fairfield County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 287, it is the 220th largest city in South Carolina and the 15462nd largest city in the United States . Ridgeway is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -10.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 319 in 2010. Ridgeway reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 0 miles, Ridgeway has a population density of 592 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgeway is $56,048 with a poverty rate of 17.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $162,500. The median age in Ridgeway is 54.8 years, 56 years for males, and 54.7 years for females.

Ridgeway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ridgewaywas:

  • White: 65.47%
  • Black or African American: 33.88%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgeway, South Carolina is 287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 291.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 319.

Ridgeway, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20165.47%
Black or African American10433.88%
Asian20.65%
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Ridgeway Population by Race

Ridgeway Population Pyramid $2021

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Ridgeway Median Age

54.8


Total

56


Male

54.7


Female

Ridgeway Adults

There are 266 adults, (107 of whom are seniors) in Ridgeway.

Ridgeway Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

67.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgeway Sex Ratio

Female

179

58.31%

Male

128

41.69%

Ridgeway Population by Age

Ridgeway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ridgeway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Female84.6%15.4%
All86.4%13.6%
Married96.2%3.8%

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ridgeway Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1472.0986.4
Married782.696.2
Non Family561.0473.2
Female133.5484.6
Male00

2.74

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Ridgeway Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade83.25%
9th to 12th Grade72.85%
High School Graduate7128.86%
Some College2811.38%
Associates Degree249.76%
Bachelors Degree7028.46%
Graduate Degree3815.45%
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Ridgeway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ridgeway Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16215593
Black827415
Asian22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.41%.

Ridgeway Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,750$45,625$21,500
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$14,219$$13,906
Some College$33,000$38,750$22,500
Bachelors Degree$$80,833$28,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,750

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$21,500

Average Female

Ridgeway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ridgeway Language by Age

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Ridgeway Language

97.30% of Ridgeway residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Ridgeway Language

Ridgeway Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1042927.88%
White2012411.94%

17.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgeway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgeway is Black, with 27.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgeway is White, with 11.94% 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 6.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.29%.

Ridgeway Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School50.70%
Bachelors or Greater10.19%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Ridgeway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed5.32%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Ridgeway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ridgeway Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,531$56,048
Families$54,688$72,370
Married Families$66,250-
Non Families$20,833$29,523
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Income by Household Type

Ridgeway Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgeway Married by Age and Sex

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Ridgeway 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.

Ridgeway Marital Status by Race

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Ridgeway Marital Status

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37

Number of Veterans

34

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War1
World War II
Korea

Ridgeway Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7424
75+7
35 to 544
55 to 642
18 to 34

Ridgeway Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3319.30%
Asian2100.00%
Black22.15%

Ridgeway Veterans by Race

Ridgeway Veterans by Education

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21.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgeway Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgeway Employment by Age

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Ridgeway Employment by Race

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Ridgeway 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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64.82%

Born in Ridgeway

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Ridgeway residents were born in the United States, with 64.82% having been born in South Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ridgeway Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021287-2-0.69%
2020289-2-0.69%
2019291-2-0.68%
2018293-4-1.35%
20172970.00%
2016297-4-1.33%
2015301-16-5.05%
201431720.63%
2013315-6-1.87%
2012321103.22%
2011311-4-1.27%
20103150.00%

Ridgeway Population by Year