Spartanburg County SC Information


Spartanburg County Subdivisions

Spartanburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 292,425
Population in Households 284,439
Population in Familes 234,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,986
Population Density1 362
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 112,573
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 76,984
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76,530 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36,043 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,858 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $134,996
Average Home Value $167,463


Median Household Income $43,117
Average Household Income $58,073
Per Capita Income $22,533
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 0.72%
Households 0.71% 0.73%
Families 0.49% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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, 2014 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 # 4 93rd
Population Density1 # 5 91st
Diversity Index2 # 30 39th
Median Household Income # 10 80th
Per Capita Income # 13 74th

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