Ridgeway, SC Population

Population: 328. Estimated population in July 2020: 331 (+0.9% change)
Males: 146 (44.5%), Females: 182 (55.5%)

Fairfield County

Zip code: 29130

Median resident age: 40.7 years
Median household income: $36,250
Median house value: $82,900

Races in Ridgeway:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.4%)
  • Black (37.5%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)

Ancestries: German (11.6%), English (10.4%), Irish (9.8%), United States (5.8%), Italian (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway town

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -92 (-21.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeway:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ridgeway:

  • COLUMBIA METROPOLITAN (about 28 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CAE)
  • MC ENTIRE ANGS (about 30 miles; EASTOVER, SC; Abbreviation: MMT)
  • SHAW AFB (about 42 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ridgeway:

  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 10 miles; WINNSBORO, SC; Abbreviation: FDW)
  • COLUMBIA OWENS DOWNTOWN (about 24 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Abbreviation: CUB)
  • WOODWARD FIELD (about 29 miles; CAMDEN, SC; Abbreviation: CDN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • BENEDICT COLLEGE (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,880)
  • MIDLANDS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 5,958)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT COLUMBIA (about 22 miles; COLUMBIA, SC; Full-time enrollment: 19,682)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)
  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
Public primary/middle school in Ridgeway:

  • GEIGER ELEMENTARY (Students: 348; Location: 300 COLEMAN STREET; Grades: PK – 06)

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