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About Ridgeville

Ridgeville is a suburb in the Charleston Metro Area and in the Dorchester County. It has a population of 1,548 and a population density of 861, which is 89% above the national average. It has a median age of 38, which is 1 year above the Charleston Metro median age and 1 year below the national average.

Ridgeville has a median home value of $162,600, which is 61% below the Metro average.The average rent of $1,050 is 45% below the metro average rent and 50% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Charleston. The average household income in Ridgeville is $52,864 , which is 33% below the Metro average household income and 29% below the national average of household income.

The average school rating in Ridgeville is 5. Ridgeville also has a crime index 75 that is below the Metro average and below the National average.

$162,600Median Home Value
$418,557 Charleston Metro Area
$1,050Median Rent
$1,907 Charleston Metro Area
2 /10 - 6 /10
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45 mins To Charleston Metro Area
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Ridgeville's population is made up of 19% married, 63% single, 16% divorced and 2% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 49%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 27%. Homeowners make up 79% of the population in Ridgeville.

830,529 Charleston Metro Area
861Population Density
  • 85% Male
  • 15% Female
38 Median Age
37 Charleston Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Ridgeville is $9,809. The Median Household Income is $52,864 and the Ridgeville Unemployment Rate is 8%.

$9,809Income Per Capita
$45,357 Charleston Metro Area
$52,864Median Household Income
$78,927 Charleston Metro Area
18% Poverty Rate
10% Charleston Metro Area
8% Unemployment Rate
3% Charleston Metro Area
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$162,600Median Home Value
$418,557 Charleston Metro Area
$1,050Median Rent
$1,907 Charleston Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Charleston Metro Area

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Home Owners
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2 /10 - 6 /10
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Top Schools in Ridgeville

Dorchester 04 School District
387 South Railroad Avenue, Ridgeville, SC, 29472
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PK, K-5
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45 mins
Charleston Metro Area
Commute To
Charleston International Airport
36 mins
Goose Creek-Hanahan, SC
29 mins
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
46 mins
South University Savannah
2 hr 16 mins
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Ridgeville crime index is 75 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Ridgeville.

Crime Index
National Crime Index

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