The City of Spartanburg had a population of 38,047 as of July 1, 2016. Spartanburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Spartanburg is located at latitude 34.9423 and longitude -81.9269 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spartanburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.
The City of Spartanburg (GNIS ID: 2405505) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Spartanburg is located within Spartanburg Division of Spartanburg County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spartanburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Spartanburg: Spartanburgh.
|Population in Households||35,217|
|Population in Familes||26,738|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,830|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||18,126 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,496 (41.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,980 (44.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,650 (14.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,409|
|Average Home Value||$170,299|
|Median Household Income||$33,836|
|Average Household Income||$52,080|
|Per Capita Income||$22,200|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.61%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
The table below compares Spartanburg to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 11||97th|
|Population Density1||# 30||93rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 57||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 263||34th|
|Per Capita Income||# 134||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.