Ruby, South Carolina Population 2020

336

Ruby is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 336, it is the 211th largest city in South Carolina and the 14906th largest city in the United States. Ruby is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 360 in 2010. Ruby reached it's highest population of 350 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Ruby has a population density of 136 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ruby is $58,135 with a poverty rate of 12.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $497 per month, and the median house value is $106,300. The median age in Ruby is 42 years, 42.5 years for males, and 41 years for females. For every 100 females there are 83.4 males.

Ruby Demographics

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

  • White: 89.59%
  • Black or African American: 9.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.13%
  • 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 336, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 340.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 360.

Ruby, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39689.59%
Black or African American419.28%
Two or More Races51.13%

Ruby Population Pyramid 2020

Ruby Median Age

42


Total

42.5


Male

41


Female

Ruby Adults

There are 334 adults, (75 of whom are seniors) in Ruby.

Ruby Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ruby Sex Ratio

Female

241

54.52%

Male

201

45.48%

Ruby Households and Families

Ruby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ruby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female92.9%7.1%
Married83.7%16.3%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family78.3%21.7%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1902.3383.2
Married982.8183.7
Non Family69078.3
Female14392.9
Male96.22100

3.05

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ruby Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30.97%
9th to 12th Grade5317.10%
High School Graduate10333.23%
Some College5417.42%
Associates Degree3711.94%
Bachelors Degree3410.97%
Graduate Degree268.39%

Ruby Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28323650
Black22135
Multiple Races555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,786$41,250$34,583
Less Than High School$38,250$35,000$38,250
High School Grad$41,250$41,500$
Some College$29,643$$32,955
Bachelors Degree$32,000$$32,250
Graduate Degree$56,250$$42,292

$36,786

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Ruby Language

Ruby Language by Age

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 Poverty

Ruby Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White391399.97%
Black411331.71%
Hispanic55100.00%

12.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.42%

Male Poverty Rate

10.79%

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 9.97% 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 12.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.43%
High School15.53%
Some College8.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.50%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed1.03%
Male Employed0.00%

Ruby Income

Ruby Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,083$58,135
Families$57,404$71,730
Married Families$58,333-
Non Families$22,375$33,704

Ruby Marital Status

Ruby Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.5%

Male Marriage Rate

63.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ruby Married by Age and Sex

Ruby Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Ruby Marital Status by Race

Ruby Veterans

16

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War4
Korea2
Second Gulf War2
World War II1

$Ruby Veterans by Education

18.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ruby Employment Status

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Ruby 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

63.35%

Born in South Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Ruby residents were born in the United States, with 63.35% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020336-2-0.59%
2019338-2-0.59%
2018340-3-0.87%
2017343-2-0.58%
2016345-1-0.29%
20153460.00%
201434610.29%
2013345-1-0.29%
2012346-3-0.86%
2011349-1-0.29%
20103500.00%