Pine Ridge is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 2,335 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Pine Ridge is the 143rd largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns, Pine Ridge isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pine Ridge are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pine Ridge is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pine Ridge who work in management occupations (12.72%), office and administrative support (10.44%), and healthcare (9.12%).
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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Pine Ridge is worth considering.
Being a small town, Pine Ridge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Pine Ridge are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.27% of adults in Pine Ridge having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pine Ridge in 2010 was $31,161, 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 $124,644 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 German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Pine Ridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.