Spartanburg County SC Information


Spartanburg County Subdivisions

Spartanburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 300,563
Population in Households 292,357
Population in Familes 241,765
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,206
Population Density1 372
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 114,315
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 77,968
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77,770 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,545 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,959 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $128,702
Average Home Value $169,244


Median Household Income $43,940
Average Household Income $59,179
Per Capita Income $22,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 0.94%
Households 0.73% 0.85%
Families 0.54% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


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, 2016 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 # 29 39th
Median Household Income # 14 72nd
Per Capita Income # 15 70th

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