Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ridgeway is 267. Ridgeway, South Carolina is the 15,548th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Ridgeway was in 1990, when its population was 420. In 1990, Ridgeway was the 13,840th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,548th largest city in the US. Ridgeway is currently 36.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Ridgeway has shrunk 18.8% since the year 2000. Ridgeway, South Carolina's growth is below average. 73% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Ridgeway, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 266. The voting age population is 38.7% male and 61.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 34.9% of the residents of Ridgeway are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ridgeway are 65.5% White, 33.9% Black and 0.7% Asian.
In Ridgeway, 17.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.8%. On a per-household basis, 13.2% of families are below the poverty line in Ridgeway.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.1% of Ridgeway residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.9% of Ridgeway residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.9% have a bachelor's degree and 15.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ridgeway residents aged 5 and older, 2.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
In Ridgeway, 13.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ridgeway is $39,531.
In Ridgeway, 86.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 13.6% of housing units in Ridgeway.
Of all the housing units in Ridgeway, 32.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Ridgeway, 8.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ridgeway is $625.
In Ridgeway, 76.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|15544||Kingston Mines, Illinois||267||3.4%|
|15547||Prairie Home, Missouri||267||21.3%|
|15548||Ridgeway, South Carolina||267||-18.8%|
|15549||Switz City, Indiana||267||-14.1%|
|15551||Wardensville, West Virginia||267||8.5%|
|15556||East Gillespie, Illinois||266||13.6%|
|15558||Gladstone, North Dakota||266||7.6%|
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