Ruby, SC Population

Population: 348. Estimated population in July 2020: 347 (-0.3% change)
Males: 163 (46.8%), Females: 185 (53.2%)

Chesterfield County

Zip code: 29741

Median resident age: 40.3 years
Median household income: $35,313
Median house value: $60,700

Races in Ruby:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.5%)
  • Black (13.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (6.3%), United States (6.0%), English (4.9%), German (4.9%), Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.4%).

Elevation: 381 feet

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Ruby

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ruby town

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+19.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Ruby:

  • ANSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; WADESBORO, NC)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CHERAW, SC)
  • CAROLINA PINES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; HARTSVILLE, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ruby:

  • FLORENCE REGIONAL (about 51 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Abbreviation: FLO)
  • SHAW AFB (about 58 miles; SUMTER, SC; Abbreviation: SSC)
  • CHARLOTTE/DOUGLAS INTL (about 61 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Abbreviation: CLT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ruby:

  • PAGELAND (about 11 miles; PAGELAND, SC; Abbreviation: PYG)
  • CHERAW MUNI/LYNCH BELLINGER FIELD (about 16 miles; CHERAW, SC; Abbreviation: 47J)
  • ANSON COUNTY (about 21 miles; WADESBORO, NC; Abbreviation: AFP)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruby:

  • FLORENCE DARLINGTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,619)
  • FRANCIS MARION UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; FLORENCE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,922)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHARLOTTE (about 55 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 13,706)
  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; CHARLOTTE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 7,967)
  • YORK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 60 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,221)
  • ROWAN-CABARRUS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; SALISBURY, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,499)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT PEMBROKE (about 69 miles; PEMBROKE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,806)
Public primary/middle school in Ruby:

  • RUBY ELEMENTARY (Students: 255; Location: 249 THURMAN AVE.; Grades: PK – 05)

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