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Population in 2012: 312 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.9%
 

Males: 154  (49.6%)
Females: 158  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  46.3 years
South Carolina median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 29130.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,849 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$39,849
SC:

$43,107
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,122

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $206,110 (it was $81,100 in 2000)
Ridgeway:

$206,110
SC:

$135,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $155,634; Detached houses: $165,961; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,658; Mobile homes: $45,448

Median gross rent in 2012: $506.

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  • White alone - 169 (53.0%)
  • Black alone - 145 (45.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ridgeway: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (27.9%), German (10.7%), Subsaharan African (10.2%), English (7.4%), Irish (6.7%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 620 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 659 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ridgeway:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ridgeway town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 8.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Ridgeway, South Carolina as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ridgeway to the number of sex offenders is 28 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,375 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $592 (0.5%)

Ridgeway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, SC (20.2 miles , pop. 116,278).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (62.8 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (507.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Blythewood, SC (2.5 miles) , Winnsboro Mills, SC (2.8 miles ), Winnsboro, SC (3.0 miles ), Camp Ground, SC (3.4 miles) , Pontiac, SC (3.7 miles) , Elgin, SC (3.7 miles ), Dentsville, SC (4.0 miles ), Westville, SC (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $48,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.31 N, Longitude: 80.96 W

Area code: 803

Ridgeway household income distribution Ridgeway home values distribution

Crime rates in Ridgeway (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (301.2 per 100,000)
  • 2 burglaries (602.4 per 100,000)
  • 5 thefts (1506.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 169.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Ridgeway (2004):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 4 thefts (1223.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 50.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.23
South Carolina average:

2.64
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
South Carolina:

8.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -92 (-21.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Religious workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Ridgeway-area historical tornado activity is above South Carolina state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Ridgeway town center killed 5 people and injured 49 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ridgeway-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below South Carolina state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from the city 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 99.6 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.4 miles away from Ridgeway center
On 8/8/1993 at 09:24:31, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 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 Fairfield County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Tornado: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Ridgeway:

  • FAIRFIELD HEALTHCARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, 117 BELLFIELD ROAD)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE TANGLEWOOD (Nursing Home, 213 TANGLEWOOD COURT)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Ridgeway:

  • NORTH PINES COMMUNITY RES. (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BLYTHEWOOD, SC)
  • IDA LANE II (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BENDALE, SC)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSP NE TCU (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLUMBIA, SC)

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Amtrak station near Ridgeway:

  • 20 miles: CAMDEN (1060 W. DEKALB ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Ridgeway:

  • 19 miles: Virgil C. Summer in Jenkinsville, SC.

Local government website: RIDGEWAYSC.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ridgeway:

  • Benedict College (about 21 miles; Columbia, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,942)
  • University of South Carolina-Columbia (about 22 miles; Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 23,969)
  • Midlands Technical College (about 27 miles; West Columbia, SC; FT enrollment: 5,564)
  • York Technical College (about 45 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Winthrop University (about 45 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 4,937)
  • South Carolina State University (about 56 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,851)
  • Central Piedmont Community College (about 64 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 7,630)

Public elementary/middle school in Ridgeway:

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Notable location: Fairfield County Fire Department Ridgeway (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Ridgeway: Rulis Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Ridgeway: Ridgeway Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Ramada Limited (6173 State Highway 34 E).

 
Fairfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.5. This is about average.
City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.1
U.S.:

22.1
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00282. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00282
U.S.:

0.02218
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.58
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.04. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.04
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.9
U.S.:

28.3

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ridgeway and their reported violations in the past:

RIDGEWAY TOWN OF (Population served: 950, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2005), St BCA signed (APR-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-25-2005), St BCA signed (APR-20-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-08-2004), St BCA signed (APR-20-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and NOV-13-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2001), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2001)
FAIRFIELD HEALTHCARE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-2002 and JUL-10-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2003)
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-10-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JAN-03-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-03-2001), St Show-cause Hearing (JAN-24-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.9%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.3% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
South Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ridgeway, SC

Ridgeway compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Ridgeway (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Ridgeway Branch at 100 Palmer Street, branch established on 1898/12/13. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ridgeway travel time to work - commute


Ridgeway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ridgeway town (based on Fairfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.19%
Here34.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Presbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents46.8%13.7%10.2%7.0%4.8%
Congregations33.3%13.7%15.7%7.8%2.0%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchAssociation Reformed Presbyterian ChurchInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents4.1%3.6%3.3%1.2%5.2%
Congregations2.0%5.9%3.9%2.0%13.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Fairfield County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Fairfield County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Fairfield County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.0%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairfield County:

34.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,170$26,0401$288
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,270$37,6200$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$974
Water Supply 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Totals for Government 4$10,920$32,7602$1,262

Ridgeway government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $167,000 ($535.26)
    Police Protection: $126,000 ($403.85)
    Central Staff Services: $120,000 ($384.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $168,000 ($538.46)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($19.23)

Ridgeway government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,000 ($6.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($25.64)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($19.23)
    Rents: $2,000 ($6.41)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($3.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $218,000 ($698.72)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $135,000 ($432.69)
    General Support: $10,000 ($32.05)
  • Tax - NEC: $78,000 ($250.00)
    Property: $47,000 ($150.64)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($32.05)

Ridgeway government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($336.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $102,000 ($326.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($9.62)

Ridgeway government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $315,000 ($1009.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $102,000 ($326.92)

5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
South Carolina average:

8.00%

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:
from Richland County, SC  1.71% ($37,679 average AGI)
from Lexington County, SC  0.43% ($33,114)
from Chester County, SC  0.35% ($25,586)


5.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.87%
South Carolina average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Richland County, SC  2.42% ($28,045 average AGI)
to Lexington County, SC  0.50% ($35,244)
to Kershaw County, SC  0.34% ($32,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WVOC (560 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLGO (1170 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LEXINGTON, SC; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WQXL (1470 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INCORP.)
  • WISW (1320 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ridgeway:

  • WNOK (104.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCOS-FM (97.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMHK (89.7 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BIBLE COLLEGE B/CING CO.)
  • WLTR (91.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WWDM (101.3 FM; SUMTER, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • W207BQ (89.3 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W240AX (95.9 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WARQ (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WMFX (102.3 FM; ST. ANDREWS, SC; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC)
  • WLTY (96.7 FM; CAYCE, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXBT (100.1 FM; WEST COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPUB-FM (102.7 FM; CAMDEN, SC; Owner: KERSHAW RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WOMG (103.1 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRBK (90.3 FM; RICHBURG, SC; Owner: RICHBURG EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTCB (106.7 FM; ORANGEBURG, SC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)
  • W220CV (91.9 FM; WINNSBORO, SC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WUSC-FM (90.5 FM; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA)

TV broadcast stations around Ridgeway:

  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRLK-TV (Channel 35; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBHQ (Channel 63; SUMTER, SC; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W39CL (Channel 39; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W21CA (Channel 21; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: DOVE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Ridgeway fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2008 06:10 PM, Sr-200, 281, Lat: 34.536011, Lon: -80.938939, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 10, 1999 06:00 PM, Sr-34, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 12, 1998 09:17 AM, I-77, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 28, 1994 04:15 AM, I77, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1992 06:50 PM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 1983 09:57 PM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1977 02:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 165
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 4,818

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ridgeway)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Rt 2 Box 106 (Lat: 34.275139 Lon: -80.887306), Call Sign: WNWV544
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/31/2001, Expiration Date: 07/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2011
    Registrant: Butcher Feigen, LLC, 9116 Cranford Dr., Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (703) 973-1600, Fax: (413) 674-1600, Email:
  • Simpson Lookout Tower Sc Hwy 34 1.5 Mi W Int With Ih 77 (Lat: 34.312639 Lon: -81.027583), Call Sign: KIF205, Licensee ID: L00135262
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1997, Expiration Date: 03/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2002
    Registrant: State Of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29221, Phone: (803) 737-8800
  • Rte. 2, Box 106 (Lat: 34.275139 Lon: -80.887306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQKS561
    Assigned Frequencies: 9300.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2009, Expiration Date: 02/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2010, Certifier: Shannon Crompton
    Registrant: Butcher Feigen, LLC, 9116 Cranford Dr., Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (703) 973-1600, Fax: (413) 674-1600, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • RIDGEWAY, 1.3 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.321806 Lon: -80.939528), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: KFB40
    Assigned Frequencies: 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/1998, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2000
    Registrant: Phone: (404) 810-4020
  • 1.5 Mi Ne On County Rd 3 Near (Lat: 34.320972 Lon: -80.937861), Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WCQ523, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 7025.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/1979, Expiration Date: 12/01/1986, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission, 2712 Millwood Ave Po, Columbia, SC 29250
  • 1.5 Miles Ne Of Ridgeway On Countyrd 3 (Lat: 34.320972 Lon: -80.937861), Structure height: 109.7 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WCT688, Licensee ID: L00012124
    Assigned Frequencies: 12925.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/1977, Expiration Date: 12/01/1986, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000
    Registrant: South Carolina Educational Tv Commission, 2712 Millwood Ave Po, Columbia, SC 29250
  • RIDGEWAY, 4.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 34.339861 Lon: -80.901472), Overall height: 92.7 m, Call Sign: WCU209, Licensee ID: L00016129
    Assigned Frequencies: 6108.30 MHz, 6152.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/16/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/12/1998
    Registrant: American Television And Communications Corporation, Charlotte, NC 28234

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ridgeway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26978 , Serial Number: 4291, Year manufactured: 1940
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin H Jr Davis, 2414 Us 21 South, Ridgeway, SC 29130
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3560S , Serial Number: 17250760, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/17/1963
    Registrant (Partnership): Ricky D Murphy, Po Box 61, Ridgeway, SC 29130, Other Owners: Sammuel T Murphy
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738KK , Serial Number: 17270036, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/05/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Donald J Lang, 1646 Blackgum Ln, Ridgeway, SC 29130


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Ridgeway


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ridgeway, SC

Most common first names in Ridgeway, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8672.6 years
Mary6880.5 years
John6174.1 years
Willie5576.7 years
Robert3873.1 years
William3575.1 years
Annie2385.1 years
Mattie2382.2 years
George2274.5 years
Charles2169.1 years
Most common last names in Ridgeway, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Belton4969.2 years
Branham4776.4 years
Smith4478.6 years
Murphy4375.1 years
Jackson2876.2 years
Jones2878.1 years
Johnson2673.0 years
Kennedy2674.1 years
Butler2577.9 years
Davis2477.5 years

Businesses in Ridgeway, SC

  • Ramada: 1
  • Waffle House: 1

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