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Woodruff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Woodruff had a population of 4,181 as of July 1, 2016. Woodruff ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Woodruff is located at latitude 34.7403 and longitude -82.0294 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodruff (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The City of Woodruff (GNIS ID: 2405787) 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 Woodruff is located within Woodruff Division of Spartanburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Woodruff 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 Woodruff: Cross Roads, The Mill, Woodruff Tavern, Woodruffs, Woodruff's.

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


Total Population 4,181
Population in Households 4,033
Population in Familes 3,233
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density1 1,069
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,568
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 992
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 867 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 701 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 295 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $73,119
Average Home Value $84,274


Median Household Income $29,552
Average Household Income $39,247
Per Capita Income $15,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.46%
Households 0.18% 0.39%
Families -0.02% 0.22%
Median Household Income   -1.52%
Per Capita Income   0.1%
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.

Woodruff, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodruff 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 110 72nd
Population Density1 # 115 71st
Diversity Index2 # 70 83rd
Median Household Income # 321 19th
Per Capita Income # 347 13th

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