Ridgeville is a very small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 1,755 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeville is the 152nd largest community in South Carolina.
When you are in Ridgeville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.18% of Ridgeville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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 (13.20%), food service (11.19%), and healthcare suport services (7.16%).
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 33.05 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Ridgeville 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.
In terms of college education, Ridgeville ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 4.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Ridgeville in 2010 was $8,634, which is low income relative to South Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $34,536 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 Irish, English, German, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.