Ruby, South Carolina

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Ruby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 50 miles SE of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Chesterfield
Standard Zip Codes 29741
Phone Area Codes 843
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.745
Longitude -80.183

Ruby Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station CHERAW
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station MONROE 4 SE
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
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Ruby Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 348 100%
Male 163 46.8%
Female 185 53.2%
Under 18 70 20.1%
18+ 278 79.9%
65+ 73 21%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.7
White 296 85.1%
African-American 48 13.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.6%

Estimated Ruby Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 347
Growth -1
Growth % -0.3%

Ruby Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.8%
Scotch-Irish 14%
US/American 13.4%
English 10.2%
German 7%
Irish 3.8%
Scottish 3.2%
Welsh 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ruby 348 $43,636
Cheraw 5,524 $31,136
Chesterfield 1,318 $36,806
Jefferson 704 $31,875
Mount Croghan 155 $36,875
Pageland 2,521 $33,214
Patrick 354 $32,000
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