|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Spartanburg is 38,401. Spartanburg, South Carolina is the 1,037th largest city in the US.
Spartanburg is located entirely in Spartanburg County.
The peak population of Spartanburg was in 1990, when its population was 43,673. In 1990, Spartanburg was the 613th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,037th largest city in the US. Spartanburg is currently 12.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Spartanburg has shrunk 4.3% since the year 2000. Spartanburg, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Spartanburg has a population density of 1,872.3 people per square mile.
|1045||Hilton Head Island||38,076||12.0%|
|1032||Bell Gardens, California||38,552||-12.6%|
|1035||Atlantic City, New Jersey||38,466||-4.9%|
|1036||Phenix City, Alabama||38,428||35.2%|
|1037||Spartanburg, South Carolina||38,401||-4.3%|
|1038||Winter Springs, Florida||38,317||23.0%|
|1041||La Quinta, California||38,181||55.3%|
|1042||East Point, Georgia||38,141||-5.9%|
The total voting age population of Spartanburg, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 28,191. The voting age population is 44.2% male and 55.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.0% of the residents of Spartanburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Spartanburg are 47.5% Black, 46.8% White, 2.3% Asian, 2.1% Two or more races, 0.9% Other and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 4.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Spartanburg, 23.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 42.4%. On a per-household basis, 19.9% of families are below the poverty line in Spartanburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.4% of Spartanburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.9% of Spartanburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.9% have a bachelor's degree and 11.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Spartanburg residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Spartanburg is 7.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Spartanburg, 12.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Spartanburg is $40,053.
In Spartanburg, 46.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 53.8% of housing units in Spartanburg.
Of all the housing units in Spartanburg, 13.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Spartanburg, 9.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Spartanburg is $810.
In Spartanburg, 73.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.