Ruby, Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Ruby: Town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

About

Ruby is a town located in the county of Chesterfield in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 360. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 334 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Ruby

Population : 334 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Chesterfield County
Postal code : 29741
Phone Area Codes : 843
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 387 feet / 118 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:42:00 (9th December 2022)
Population growth : -7.78% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Ruby is located at 34°44'43"N 80°10'58"W (34.7451600, -80.1828400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Ruby decreased by 7.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 360 - census
2011 349 -3.15% estimation process
2012 346 -0.87% estimation process
2013 346 0% estimation process
2014 346 0% estimation process
2015 345 -0.29% estimation process
2016 344 -0.29% estimation process
2017 342 -0.58% estimation process
2018 342 0% estimation process
2019 339 -0.88% estimation process
2020 334 -1.5% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 6,636
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 6,478
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 2.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,302
April 1, 2010 Population : 6,457
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 18.1%
Female persons, % : 52.9%
White only, percent : 71.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 20.5%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 68.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 456
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%

Ruby zip code is 29741. County name: Chesterfield, County fips: 45025

Flint Hill, Ruby

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $90,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,043
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $300
2015-2019 median gross rent : $793
2015-2019 Households : 2,495
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,033
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 8,227
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 26,230
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,003
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,025
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,798
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 668
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 375
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 193
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 78
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 579
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 95
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 528
2010 population per square mile : 430.2
2010 land area in square miles : 15.01

Schools in Ruby

College & universities near Ruby, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217837 Northeastern Technical College Cheraw (SC) 29520

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ruby, SC

Code Name Address Type
HAM Hamlet West Main St. and North Bridges St. RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Ruby

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ruby Post Office Ruby (SC) 29741

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Chesterfield County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chesterfield County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Cheraw 5,554 Town of the United States
Pageland 2,535 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Chesterfield 1,452 Town in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States
McBee 838 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Jefferson 704 Town in South Carolina, United States
Patrick 329 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America
Mount Croghan 184 City in Chesterfield County, South Carolina, United States of America