For population 25 years and over in Ridgeland:
For population 15 years and over in Ridgeland town:
292 residents are foreign born (10.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $513 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Savannah, GA (30.7 miles , pop. 131,510).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (154.9 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (613.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Grays-Tillman, SC (3.2 miles ), Laurel Bay, SC (3.4 miles ), Burton, SC (3.8 miles ), Hardeeville, SC (3.9 miles ), Sheldon, SC (3.9 miles ), Shell Point, SC (3.9 miles ), Yemassee, SC (4.1 miles ), Beaufort, SC (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.48 N, Longitude: 80.98 W
Area code: 843
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Crime in Ridgeland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (17 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,444 (+134.5%).
Work and jobs in Ridgeland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ridgeland, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ridgeland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/9/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.5 miles away from the Ridgeland town center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/3/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ridgeland-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Ridgeland center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from Ridgeland center
On 11/8/2002 at 13:29:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jacob E. Smart - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Lloyd W. Newton - General, Reverend Ike - Television personality.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgeland and their reported violations in the past:RIDGELAND TOWN OF (Population served: 3158, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.9%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.0% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
1,203 people in state prisons
7 people in homes for the mentally ill
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Religion statistics for Ridgeland (based on Jasper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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Ridgeland government finances in 2006 (per resident):
8.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,581 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,537 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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See more detailed statistics of Ridgeland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 432
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 10,152
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ridgeland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Ridgeland, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgeland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ridgeland)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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