Ruby, South Carolina

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Population in 2022: 310 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -10.9%
Males: 118  (38.3%)
Females: 192  (61.7%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
South Carolina median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 29741.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $37,370 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Ruby:

$37,370
SC:

$64,115

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $24,988 (it was $16,441 in 2000)

Ruby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $152,265 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Ruby:

$152,265
SC:

$254,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $153,102; detached houses: $198,130; mobile homes: $117,079

Median gross rent in 2022: $804.

March 2022 cost of living index in Ruby: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 15.6%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ruby, SC (2022)
    • 19151.9%White alone
    • 13536.7%Black alone
    • 339.0%Hispanic
    • 51.4%Two or more races

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According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ruby, South Carolina as of June 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ruby is 127 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (27.4%), Irish (10.6%), Scottish (8.0%), American (7.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), German (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 381 feet

Land area: 3.11 square miles.

Population density: 100 people per square mile   (very low).

Ruby, South Carolina map

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
South Carolina:

2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $370 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $713 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (48.9 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (456.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mount Croghan, SC (1.8 miles),
Chesterfield, SC (2.2 miles ),
McFarlan, NC (3.5 miles),
Pageland, SC (3.5 miles ),
Morven, NC (3.6 miles ),
Jefferson, SC (3.7 miles ),
Patrick, SC (3.7 miles ),
Cheraw, SC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.75 N, Longitude: 80.18 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Ruby, SC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Ruby, SC in 2022
Ruby satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

3.1%
Most common industries in Ruby, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (15.5%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (13.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.0%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Printing & related support activities (6.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (17.3%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Ruby, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Printing workers (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Ruby, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2023 was 91.8. This is worse than average.

City:

91.8
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2023 was 31.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2023 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

8.11
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.00931

Tornado activity:

Ruby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Ruby town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1957, a category F4 tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 70 people.

Earthquake activity:

Ruby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from Ruby center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 130.3 miles away from the city center
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 145.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from Ruby 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 117.3 miles away from the city 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 19.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chesterfield County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ruby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ruby:

  • HOSPICE OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CR (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CHESTERFIELD, SC)
  • CHARLES M. INGRAM SR. COMM. RE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHERAW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CHERAW, SC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ruby:

  • Wingate University (about 23 miles; Wingate, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,125)
  • Richmond Community College (about 29 miles; Hamlet, NC; FT enrollment: 2,106)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 41 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Stanly Community College (about 42 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Queens University of Charlotte (about 49 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 2,083)
  • York Technical College (about 49 miles; Rock Hill, SC; FT enrollment: 3,572)
  • Francis Marion University (about 49 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)

Public elementary/middle school in Ruby:

  • RUBY ELEMENTARY (Students: 304, Location: 249 THURMAN AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ruby - Mount Croghan Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ruby Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Sellers Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Chesterfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Ruby:

Marital status in Ruby, SC
  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.8%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

For population 25 years and over in Ruby:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
South Carolina average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ruby, SC (based on Chesterfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,84677
Mainline Protestant5,24643
Black Protestant3,34720
Other6863
Catholic1522
None23,457-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Chesterfield County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Chesterfield County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Chesterfield County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chesterfield County:

12.1%
State:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.4%
South Carolina:

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

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ruby:

49.2%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ruby:

46.6%
South Carolina:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Ruby:

30.6
South Carolina:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ruby:

18.0%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.3%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.3%
State:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Ruby:

83.4%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ruby, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,734
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,734

Ruby government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $270,000 ($870.97)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($96.77)
    General - Other: $29,000 ($93.55)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($74.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($9.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $101,000 ($325.81)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($319.35)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($141.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($129.03)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($116.13)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($80.65)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($70.97)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($54.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($35.48)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($6.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($12.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $17,000 ($54.84)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($32.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($19.35)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($19.35)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($9.68)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($6.45)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $166,000 ($535.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($122.58)

Ruby government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $265,000 ($854.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($16.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($16.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($12.90)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,000 ($12.90)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($6.45)
    Rents: $1,000 ($3.23)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($3.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $114,000 ($367.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,000 ($32.26)
    Other: $8,000 ($25.81)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $96,000 ($309.68)
    Property: $68,000 ($219.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($158.06)
    Public Utility License: $35,000 ($112.90)
    Other License: $9,000 ($29.03)

Ruby government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $983,000 ($3170.97)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $945,000 ($3048.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,000 ($122.58)

Ruby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $90,000 ($290.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $288,000 ($929.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,000 ($141.94)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ruby:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ruby:

  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNMX-FM (106.1 FM; WAXHAW, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Ruby:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WLTX (Channel 19; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WACH (Channel 57; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WIS (Channel 10; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)

Ruby fatal accident list:

Dec 1, 2008 03:42 PM, Sr-265, Sr-109, Lat: 34.726520, Lon: -80.188350, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 17, 2005 02:05 PM, Sr-9, Sr-265, Lat: 34.741280, Lon: -80.166040, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 15, 2005 01:10 PM, Sr-9, Sr-1051, Lat: 34.738170, Lon: -80.162640, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 1999 08:20 AM, Sr-109, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 16, 1979 10:25 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 70.1mTotal length
  • $2,576,000Total costs
  • 58,725Total average daily traffic
  • 5,577Total average daily truck traffic
  • 76,319Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ruby, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ruby, SC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ruby)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Ruby Tank Off Sc Rt 109 (Lat: 34.715722 Lon: -80.212833), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPLE711, Licensee ID: L00078903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.150 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2002, Expiration Date: 03/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012, Certifier: Jackie Hammond, Registrant: Chesterfield County Rural Water Company, Hwy 102, Chesterfield, SC 29709, Phone: (803) 623-6090, Fax: (803) 623-6052

  • 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.717667 Lon: -80.210611), Call Sign: WYX406,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/1999, Expiration Date: 12/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005, Registrant: Carolina Power And Light Company, 2610 Wycliff Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, Phone: (919) 235-4120, Fax: (919) 235-4008, Email:

  • Lat: 34.740611 Lon: -80.187639, Call Sign: WQNK264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.537 MHz, 467.412 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2020, Expiration Date: 03/02/2031, Certifier: Beth Suggs, Registrant: Communications Technology, LLC, 543 South Scotch Road, Chesterfield, SC 29709, Phone: (843) 623-7024, Fax: (843) 623-6109, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RUBY RADIO B, Ruby Radio Bldg, 482 Bailey Sawmill Rd (Lat: 34.717806 Lon: -80.210417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WRZZ611,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2023, Expiration Date: 12/28/2033, Certifier: Kevin Hursey, Registrant: Duke Energy Business Services, LLC, 610 Toddville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214, Phone: (704) 425-0458, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4IBC, Licensee ID: L00180339, Grant Date: 07/08/2016, Expiration Date: 07/01/2026, Certifier: Val W Bennett Jr, Registrant: Val W Bennett Jr, 5529 Cross Roads Church Road, Ruby, SC 29741

  • Call Sign: KA4LNL, Licensee ID: L00188137, Grant Date: 03/01/1999, Expiration Date: 06/07/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2008, Registrant: Allen G Gilley, Ruby, SC 29741

  • Call Sign: KG4DVZ, Licensee ID: L01341412, Grant Date: 07/02/2009, Expiration Date: 07/02/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2021, Certifier: Timothy G Lampley, Registrant: Timothy G Lampley, 204 Archie Sowell Rd, Ruby, SC 29741


2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 20. The highest number of fires - 31 took place in 2008, and the least - 11 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Ruby, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (59.9%), and Structure Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ruby, SC
    • 13059.9%Outside Fires
    • 6931.8%Structure Fires
    • 188.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ruby, SC
Most common first names in Ruby, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2972.8 years
Mary1977.7 years
William1976.3 years
John1273.5 years
Robert776.1 years
Duncan774.2 years
Emma680.8 years
Ida585.6 years
Annie572.4 years
Lillie584.6 years
Most common last names in Ruby, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gulledge4276.4 years
Sellers3078.1 years
Oliver2771.9 years
Hancock2576.2 years
Crawley1677.2 years
Moore1478.8 years
Allen1277.1 years
Woodward1279.3 years
Rivers1269.7 years
Griggs1182.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ruby, SC
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 14.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ruby, SC
  • 83.3%Electricity
  • 16.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ruby compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
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