SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Ridge Spring, SC

Ridge Spring, SC is located in Saluda County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Ridge Spring is about 748 with about 158 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 3,164.

The Average Home Value is $105,100.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $37,903.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Ridge Spring is about 6.5%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Saluda County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 52.28% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 66.96%
Democratic: 31.95%
Libertarian: 0.81%
Green: 0.23%
Other: 0.05%


Nearby Locations

Monetta, SC (5.90 mi.)
Trenton, SC (9.63 mi.)
Johnston, SC (10.89 mi.)
Ward, SC (11.25 mi.)
Aiken, SC (12.27 mi.)
Vaucluse, SC (12.27 mi.)
Batsbrg-Levil, SC (12.54 mi.)
Batesburg, SC (12.54 mi.)
Wagener, SC (14.08 mi.)
Graniteville, SC (15.64 mi.)
Edgefield, SC (15.99 mi.)
Leesville, SC (16.80 mi.)
Warrenville, SC (17.79 mi.)
Gloverville, SC (17.81 mi.)
Windsor, SC (19.51 mi.)
Saluda, SC (19.74 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29129
Latitude : 33.838104
Longitude : -81.666819
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 613 ft.
Area Code(s) : 803

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.65
Male Population Estimate : 52.97%
Female Population Estimate : 47.03%
Median Age : 39.9
Male Median Age : 38.1
Female Median Age : 42.8

White Population Estimate : 55.88%
Black Population Estimate : 39.22%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 10.02%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.66%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.28%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.98%
Other Population Estimate : 5.82%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Ridge Spring specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Saluda County: About 8 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2017)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Saluda County: About 312 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Saluda County is about 50% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 8% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.