Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ridge Spring is 578. Ridge Spring, South Carolina is the 12,586th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ridge Spring was in 1990, when its population was 888. In 1990, Ridge Spring was the 10,323rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,586th largest city in the US. Ridge Spring is currently 34.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ridge Spring has shrunk 29.6% since the year 2000. Ridge Spring, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Ridge Spring, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 551. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.8% of the residents of Ridge Spring are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ridge Spring are 59.6% Black and 40.4% White. Additionally, 4.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ridge Spring, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.4%. On a per-household basis, 16.9% of families are below the poverty line in Ridge Spring.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.3% of Ridge Spring residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.2% of Ridge Spring residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.6% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ridge Spring residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ridge Spring is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ridge Spring, 7.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ridge Spring is $40,625.
In Ridge Spring, 74.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 25.9% of housing units in Ridge Spring.
Of all the housing units in Ridge Spring, 18.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Ridge Spring, 1.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ridge Spring is $731.
In Ridge Spring, 49.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|12576||North Brentwood, Maryland||580||23.6%|
|12577||Port Matilda, Pennsylvania||580||-7.9%|
|12578||Burke, South Dakota||579||-13.8%|
|12580||Kirtland, New Mexico||579|
|12581||Mountain Park, Georgia||579||6.8%|
|12584||Maple Rapids, Michigan||578||-10.1%|
|12585||Patterson Springs, North Carolina||578||-6.4%|
|12586||Ridge Spring, South Carolina||578||-29.6%|
|12589||Lawndale, North Carolina||577||-10.2%|
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