Ridgeway is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 267 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ridgeway is the 256th largest community in South Carolina. Ridgeway has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
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.
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.
Ridgeway 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, Ridgeway is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.99% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ridgeway in 2018 was $28,215, 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 $112,860 for a family of four. However, Ridgeway contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Ridgeway also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.23% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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. Ridgeway also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.67% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ridgeway include English, German, European, Scots-Irish, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Ridgeway is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.