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People

Total Population 4,030
Male Share of the Population 58.9%
Female Share of the Population 41.1%
Senior Citizens 11.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,650
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 37.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $38,262
% Above Poverty Level 77.2%
% Below Poverty Level 22.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.7%
Median Gross Rent $733
Median House Value $113,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.1%
US/American 0%
English 7.3%
Irish 8.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ridgeland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Savannah, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 153 miles N of Jacksonville, Florida
County Jasper
Standard Zip Codes 29912, 29936
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.48
Longitude -80.98

Ridgeland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RIDGELAND 5 NE
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 56 to 77 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Station BEAUFORT MCAS
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 76 F
Jul Temp 74 to 91 F
Oct Temp 57 to 77 F
Annual Precip 48.5 inches
Station YEMASSEE
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ridgeland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Coosawhatchie (29912, 29936)

Gillisonville (29936)

Mitchellville (29936)

Switzerland (29936)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beaufort 12,839 $55,244
Bluffton 14,607 $66,276
Furman 264 $32,125
Hardeeville 4,353 $44,554
Port Royal 11,513 $51,305
Yemassee 893 $57,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Ridgeland High Schools

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JASPER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
1913 GRAYS HWY
843-726-7230
Serves 824 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.2

RIDGELAND CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
EAST FRONTAGE RD.
803-896-3200
A Non-traditional School
Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 79.2

BEAUFORT-JASPER CAREER CTR
ROUTE 1 BOX 127
843-726-8107
A Vocational School

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