Ridgeland, SC Profile: Facts & Data

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Ridgeland, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Ridgeland had a population of 4,347 as of July 1, 2018. Ridgeland ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ridgeland is located at latitude 32.4688 and longitude -80.9211 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ridgeland (see map below) encompass a land area of 48.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.47 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Town of Ridgeland (GNIS ID: 2407214) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ridgeland is located within Ridgeland Division of Jasper County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ridgeland: Gopher Hill.

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Ridgeland, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,347
Population in Households 3,530
Population in Familes 2,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 817
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,823
Average Household Income $52,150
Per Capita Income $18,099

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 543 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 448 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 231 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $127,113
Average Home Value $174,217
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 991
Average Household Size 3.56
Family Households 677
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.92% 1.32%
Households 0.95% 1.56%
Families 1.27% 1.46%
Median Household Income   3.98%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Ridgeland, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ridgeland to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 109 73rd
Population Density # 367 8th
Diversity Index # 13 97th
Median Household Income # 201 49th
Per Capita Income # 308 22nd

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