Ridgeville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,836 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeville is the 152nd largest community in South Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ridgeville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 41.78% of the Ridgeville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ridgeville is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeville who work in office and administrative support (13.49%), maintenance occupations (9.54%), and sales jobs (9.21%).
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, Ridgeville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ridgeville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Ridgeville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ridgeville, the average commute to work is 31.19 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Ridgeville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Ridgeville have a very low rate of college education: just 7.16% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Ridgeville in 2010 was $6,907, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $27,628 for a family of four.
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 English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.