Ridgeway, SC

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Ridgeway Profile


Overview

Ridgeway is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 291 people and just one neighborhood, Ridgeway is the 245th largest community in South Carolina.

Ridgeway real estate is some of the most expensive in South Carolina, although Ridgeway house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Ridgeway is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ridgeway is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ridgeway who work in sales jobs (19.33%), office and administrative support (12.00%), and healthcare (11.33%).

Also of interest is that Ridgeway has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

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!) Ridgeway 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. Ridgeway has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ridgeway than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ridgeway may be for you.

One downside of living in Ridgeway is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ridgeway, the average commute to work is 31.63 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Ridgeway doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Ridgeway Demographics

Ridgeway is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.90% of adults in Ridgeway have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Ridgeway in 2018 was $25,453, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,812 for a family of four. However, Ridgeway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ridgeway is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ridgeway home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ridgeway residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeway include German, English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and African.

The most common language spoken in Ridgeway is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Ridgeway, SC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Ridgeway VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

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Ridgeway Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Kelly Miller Elementary School
255 Kelly Miller Road
Winnsboro, SC 29180
PK-06
Geiger Elementary School
150 T.M. Cook Road
Ridgeway, SC 29130
PK-06
Fairfield Middle School
728 Us Highway 321 Bypass Sout
Winnsboro, SC 29180
07-08
Fairfield Central High School
836 Us Highway 321 Bypass Sout
Winnsboro, SC 29180
09-12
Fairfield Elementary School
175 Medley Road
Winnsboro, SC 29180
PK-06
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FAIRFIELD 01


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.7%

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