Ruby, South Carolina Population 2021

333
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Ruby is a city located in Chesterfield County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 333, it is the 212th largest city in South Carolina and the 14942nd largest city in the United States . Ruby is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -7.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 360 in 2010. Ruby reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Ruby has a population density of 135 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruby is $51,348 with a poverty rate of 12.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $860 per month, and the median house value is $104,900. The median age in Ruby is 42.6 years, 41.8 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Ruby Demographics

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

  • White: 83.93%
  • Black or African American: 11.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.43%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Ruby, South Carolina is 333 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 339.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 360.

Ruby, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30383.93%
Black or African American4211.63%
Two or More Races164.43%
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Ruby Population by Race

Ruby Population Pyramid $2021

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Ruby Median Age

42.6


Total

41.8


Male

42.9


Female

Ruby Adults

There are 296 adults, (71 of whom are seniors) in Ruby.

Ruby Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruby Sex Ratio

Female

187

51.80%

Male

174

48.20%

Ruby Population by Age

Ruby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ruby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Non Family81%19%
All86.9%13.1%
Married91.6%8.4%
Female92.9%7.1%

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ruby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1762.0586.9
Married832.8391.6
Non Family791.0881
Female142.9392.9
Male00

2.85

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Ruby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31.11%
9th to 12th Grade217.75%
High School Graduate11140.96%
Some College4315.87%
Associates Degree279.96%
Bachelors Degree3713.65%
Graduate Degree2910.70%
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Ruby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22921355
Black31236
2+ Races11115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 45.45%.

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,485$32,500$34,609
Less Than 9th Grade$20,313$$
High School Graduate$33,750$33,750$
Some College$33,929$$34,464
Bachelors Degree$32,250$$32,500
Graduate Degree$46,875$$45,000

$34,485

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$34,609

Average Female

Ruby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ruby Language by Age

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Ruby Language

100.00% of Ruby residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Ruby Language

Ruby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2994214.05%
Hispanic44100.00%

12.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.79%

Male Poverty Rate

11.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ruby

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ruby is White, with 14.05% 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 19.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.06%.

Ruby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.67%
High School19.82%
Some College2.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Ruby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed4.65%
Female Employed1.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Ruby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ruby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,833$51,348
Families$56,250$64,991
Married Families$57,969-
Non Families$30,125$34,597
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Income by Household Type

Ruby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruby Married by Age and Sex

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Ruby 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 55-64.

Ruby Marital Status by Race

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Ruby Marital Status

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14

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
First Gulf War5
World War II2
Korea2
Second Gulf War

Ruby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
55 to 645
75+4
35 to 54
18 to 34

Ruby Veterans by Age

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Ruby Veterans by Race

Ruby Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

64.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruby Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Ruby Employment by Age

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Ruby Employment by Race

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Ruby 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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61.77%

Born in Ruby

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ruby residents were born in the United States, with 61.77% 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 Europe.

Ruby Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021333-3-0.89%
2020336-3-0.88%
2019339-3-0.88%
20183420.00%
2017342-2-0.58%
2016344-1-0.29%
2015345-1-0.29%
20143460.00%
20133460.00%
2012346-3-0.86%
2011349-1-0.29%
20103500.00%

Ruby Population by Year