Statewide Claims to Fame

Spartanburg is 5th in South Carolina out of 94 other cities in Female residents

Spartanburg is 6th in South Carolina out of 83 other cities in Retail sales

Spartanburg is 9th in South Carolina out of 78 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Spartanburg is 10th in South Carolina out of 82 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Spartanburg is 10th in South Carolina out of 94 other cities in Households

Spartanburg is 12th in South Carolina out of 61 other cities in Current population (2012)

Spartanburg is 12th in South Carolina out of 94 other cities in Housing units

Spartanburg is 13th in South Carolina out of 57 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Spartanburg is 14th in South Carolina out of 94 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Spartanburg is 17th in South Carolina out of 94 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Spartanburg, South Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Current population (2012) 37,401 12th 4,723,723 313,914,040
Size in square miles 19.8 18th 30,060.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,872.3 19th 153.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.6% 34th 6.3% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.5% 55th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.6% 41st 14.7% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.9% 66th 83.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.3% 33rd 24.2% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Race - White 45.6% 75th 68.4% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 49.3% 17th 28.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 90th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 25th 1.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 88th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 52nd 1.6% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 62nd 5.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 43.9% 77th 64.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Female residents 55.9% 5th 51.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.0% 55th 4.8% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Housing units 17,516 12th 2,157,033 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 34.9% 14th 17.6% 25.9%
Households 15,042 10th 1,758,732 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 52.9% 70th 69.8% 66.1%
Home median value $119,200 63rd $137,000 $186,200
People per household 2.3 65th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Income per capita $21,304 53rd $23,854 $27,915
Income per household $33,375 65th $44,587 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.0% 30th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Spartanburg Rank South Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,203 10th 360,397 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,251,116 6th $54,298,410 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $31,915 13th $12,273 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $176,333 9th $8,383,463 $613,795,732

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