Spartanburg County SC Information

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Spartanburg County Subdivisions

Spartanburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 294,141
Population in Households 286,144
Population in Familes 236,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,997
Population Density1 364
Diversity Index2 52
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 113,151
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 77,447
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 127,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76,430 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,721 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,026 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $133,739
Average Home Value $166,914
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,127
Average Household Income $58,560
Per Capita Income $22,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.7%
Households 0.67% 0.71%
Families 0.51% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Spartanburg County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spartanburg County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 5 91st
Population Density1 # 5 91st
Diversity Index2 # 30 37th
Median Household Income # 13 74th
Per Capita Income # 13 74th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

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