Ridgeway, South Carolina Population 2020

291

Ridgeway is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 291, it is the 220th largest city in South Carolina and the 15447th largest city in the United States. Ridgeway is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -8.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 319 in 2010. Ridgeway reached it's highest population of 321 in 2012. Spanning over 0 miles, Ridgeway has a population density of 600 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ridgeway is $50,205 with a poverty rate of 30.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $681 per month, and the median house value is $161,500. The median age in Ridgeway is 46.7 years, 37.6 years for males, and 51.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Ridgeway Demographics

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

  • White: 53.91%
  • Black or African American: 44.41%
  • Other race: 1.68%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Ridgeway, South Carolina is 291, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 295.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 319.

Ridgeway, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19353.91%
Black or African American15944.41%
Some Other Race61.68%

Ridgeway Population Pyramid 2020

Ridgeway Median Age

46.7


Total

37.6


Male

51.9


Female

Ridgeway Adults

There are 271 adults, (88 of whom are seniors) in Ridgeway.

Ridgeway Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Ridgeway Sex Ratio

Female

185

51.68%

Male

173

48.32%

Ridgeway Households and Families

Ridgeway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ridgeway Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.8%3.2%
All79.7%20.3%
Female78.6%21.4%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
Male22.2%77.8%

79.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1482.4279.7
Non Family631.0671.4
Married623.0596.8
Female14378.6
Male96.6722.2

3.42

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ridgeway Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade187.23%
9th to 12th Grade135.22%
High School Graduate6626.51%
Some College3614.46%
Associates Degree208.03%
Bachelors Degree6927.71%
Graduate Degree2710.84%

Ridgeway Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White14614284
Black977012
Hispanic66
Other Race66

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 57.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,417$48,125$21,250
Less Than High School$2,500$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$33,333$40,417$
Bachelors Degree$33,438$79,375$24,750
Graduate Degree$$53,125$

$30,417

Average Earnings

$48,125

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Ridgeway Language

Ridgeway Language by Age

Ridgeway Language

98.24% of Ridgeway residents speak only English, while 1.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.88% of the population.

Ridgeway Poverty

Ridgeway Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1597849.06%
White1932613.47%
Hispanic66100.00%
Other66100.00%

30.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.21%

Male Poverty Rate

30.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ridgeway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ridgeway is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ridgeway is White, with 13.47% 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 26.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.64%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School58.06%
High School56.06%
Bachelors or Greater11.46%
Some College10.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed13.43%
Female Employed5.13%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Ridgeway Income

Ridgeway Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$31,667$50,205
Families$44,821$64,007
Married Families$68,750-
Non Families-$31,586

Ridgeway Marital Status

Ridgeway Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Ridgeway Married by Age and Sex

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

Ridgeway Veterans

34

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam19
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

$Ridgeway Veterans by Education

26.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ridgeway Employment Status

49.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ridgeway 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

73.46%

Born in South Carolina

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.16% of Ridgeway residents were born in the United States, with 73.46% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020291-2-0.68%
2019293-2-0.68%
2018295-2-0.67%
2017297-2-0.67%
2016299-2-0.66%
2015301-18-5.64%
201431930.95%
2013316-5-1.56%
2012321103.22%
2011311-4-1.27%
20103150.00%