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.
Ridgeville is a blue-collar town, with 42.97% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ridgeville is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeville who work in sales jobs (10.55%), maintenance occupations (8.20%), and food service (7.03%).
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.
Being a small town, Ridgeville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Ridgeville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.14% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ridgeville in 2010 was $6,690, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $26,760 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, German, African, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.