Spartanburg is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Spartanburg.
It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Spartanburg County at latitude 34.9496 and longitude -81.932. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 797 feet.
The formal boundaries for the City of Spartanburg (see map) encompass a land area of 19.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Spartanburg: Spartanburgh.Photos of the local Spartanburg, SC area
|Population in Households||34,392|
|Population in Familes||26,101|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,755|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||17,948 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,422 (41.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||7,858 (43.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,667 (14.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,743|
|Average Home Value||$176,143|
|Median Household Income||$32,685|
|Average Household Income||$50,038|
|Per Capita Income||$21,108|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.95%|
|Per Capita Income||2.19%|
The table below compares Spartanburg to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 12||97th|
|Population Density1||# 29||93rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 64||84th|
|Median Household Income||# 255||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||69th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.