Ravenel, SC Population

Population: 2,214. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,306 (+4.2% change)
Males: 1,063 (48.0%), Females: 1,151 (52.0%)

Charleston County

Zip code: 29470

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $33,021
Median house value: $93,300

Races in Ravenel:

  • Black (50.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (7.6%), United States (6.7%), Irish (4.9%), German (4.7%), Italian (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Elevation: 38 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ravenel

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ravenel town

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

2.3% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ravenel:

  • BON SECOURS-ST FRANCIS XAVIER HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • TRIDENT MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; CHARLESTON, SC)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHAB HOSP OF CHARLESTON (about 17 miles; N CHARLESTON, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ravenel:

Other public-use airports nearest to Ravenel:

  • CHARLESTON EXECUTIVE (about 17 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Abbreviation: JZI)
  • SUMMERVILLE (about 19 miles; SUMMERVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: DYB)
  • LOWCOUNTRY RGNL (about 31 miles; WALTERBORO, SC; Abbreviation: RBW)
Amtrak station near Ravenel:

  • 17 miles: CHARLESTON (N. CHARLESTON, 4565 GAYNOR AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ravenel:

  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 19 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)
  • COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (about 20 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 9,756)
  • CITADEL MILITARY COLLEGE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 26 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,701)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 81 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
Public primary/middle school in Ravenel:

  • E B ELLINGTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 328; Location: 5600 ELLINGTON ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)

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