Ridgeland demographics profile

StatisticRidgelandSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)8514891
Median age32.438.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%56%55%
Speak English86%93%79%
Speak Spanish12%4%13%
Ridgeland, SC has a population of 4,116 and is the 7,315th largest city in the United States. The population density is 85 per sq mi which is 42% lower than the South Carolina average and 6% lower than the national average. The median age in Ridgeland is 32 which is approximately 16% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Ridgeland, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 86% speak English and 12% speak Spanish. 49% of Ridgeland residents were born in South Carolina, 43% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Ridgeland is 42% lower than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Ridgeland is 16% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Ridgeland 43.61% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Ridgeland 47.35% of the population is African American.
  • In Ridgeland 1.09% of the population is Asian.

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Ridgeland population breakdown by race

RaceRidgelandSouth CarolinaNational
African American47.35%27.35%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race0.46%2.07%3.06%
Other race7.48%1.51%4.75%
In Ridgeland, 16.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ridgeland, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).