Ruby is a tiny town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 355 people and just one neighborhood, Ruby is the 240th largest community in South Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ruby is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.53% of the Ruby workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ruby is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ruby who work in office and administrative support (15.43%), management occupations (12.96%) and healthcare (6.17%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Ruby’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Ruby is worth considering.
Being a small town, Ruby does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.