Ridgeville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,773 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. 38.08% of the Ridgeville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ridgeville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeville who work in office and administrative support (16.22%), food service (9.34%), and sales jobs (8.11%).
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, Ridgeville is worth considering.
In Ridgeville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.36 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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.
In Ridgeville, just 7.37% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ridgeville in 2010 was $8,235, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $32,940 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, English, Irish, Scottish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.