Ridgeland, SC Population

Population: 2,518. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,618 (+4.0% change)
Males: 1,855 (73.7%), Females: 663 (26.3%)

Jasper County

Zip code: 29936

Median resident age: 32.7 years
Median household income: $27,679
Median house value: $82,600

Races in Ridgeland:

  • Black (49.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.1%)
  • Hispanic (7.6%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.5%), German (4.4%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.6%), French (1.3%), Italian (1.1%).

Elevation: 62 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeland

  • High school or higher: 59.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeland town

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

11.6% Foreign born (10.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,444 (+134.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeland:

  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 19 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: NBC)
  • HILTON HEAD (about 28 miles; HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC; Abbreviation: HXD)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 30 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Abbreviation: SAV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeland:

  • RIDGELAND (about 1 miles; RIDGELAND, SC; Abbreviation: 3J1)
  • BEAUFORT COUNTY (about 25 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: 73J)
  • HAMPTON-VARNVILLE (about 28 miles; HAMPTON, SC; Abbreviation: 3J0)
Amtrak station near Ridgeland:

  • 17 miles: YEMASSEE (MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeland:

  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 36 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • TRIDENT TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,925)
  • CHARLESTON SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,191)
  • MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (about 75 miles; CHARLESTON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,162)

Schools

Public high schools in Ridgeland:

  • JASPER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 824; Location: 1913 GRAYS HWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIDGELAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Students: 95; Location: EAST FRONTAGE RD.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • BEAUFORT-JASPER CAREER CTR (Location: ROUTE 1, BOX 127; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ridgeland:

  • RIDGELAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 904; Location: BEES CREEK ROAD; Grades: PK – 04)
  • RIDGELAND MIDDLE (Students: 667; Location: 250 BEES CREEK ROAD; Grades: 05 – 08)