Ridgeville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,705 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeville is the 152nd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Ridgeville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ridgeville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ridgeville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeville who work in office and administrative support (18.86%), healthcare suport services (13.43%), and food service (6.86%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Ridgeville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Ridgeville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ridgeville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ridgeville may be for you.
In Ridgeville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.10 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Ridgeville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Ridgeville has a very low overall level of education: only 8.29% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Ridgeville in 2018 was $8,964, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $35,856 for a family of four. However, Ridgeville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ridgeville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ridgeville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgeville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeville include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.