Pine Ridge is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,302 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pine Ridge is the 143rd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pine Ridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Ridge is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Ridge who work in management occupations (12.16%), sales jobs (11.90%), and office and administrative support (11.65%).
Pine Ridge is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Pine Ridge, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Pine Ridge has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Pine Ridge a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Pine Ridge is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Pine Ridge who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.96% of adults in Pine Ridge have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pine Ridge in 2010 was $33,618, which is wealthy relative to South Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,472 for a family of four. However, Pine Ridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pine Ridge is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pine Ridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pine Ridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pine Ridge include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pine Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.