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People

Total Population 456
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 5.5%
Employed Population 16+ 169
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 41.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 29.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,250
% Above Poverty Level 76.4%
% Below Poverty Level 23.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31%
Median Gross Rent $544
Median House Value $158,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.1%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 7%

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

Ridgeway Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles N of Columbia, South Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 63 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Fairfield
Standard Zip Codes 29130
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.307
Longitude -80.96

Ridgeway 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 WINNSBORO
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station CAMDEN 3 W
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 72 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station CHESTER 1 NW
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Longtown (29130)

Smallwood (29130)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arcadia Lakes 956 $103,125
Blythewood 2,479 $88,158
Forest Acres 10,545 $83,750
Great Falls 1,944 $31,447
Irmo 11,704 $65,770
Winnsboro 3,419 $35,333

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

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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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  • Associate of Arts in Business - Business Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business - Organizational Leadership
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  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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