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Woodruff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Woodruff is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Woodruff.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Spartanburg County at latitude 34.7396 and longitude -82.037. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Woodruff (see map) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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, 2014)


Total Population 4,166
Population in Households 4,022
Population in Familes 3,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 144
Population Density1 1,065
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,583
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,007
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 878 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 704 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $84,277
Average Home Value $101,477


Median Household Income $28,999
Average Household Income $40,831
Per Capita Income $15,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.56%
Households 0.5% 0.56%
Families 0.33% 0.39%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 109 73rd
Population Density1 # 112 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 73 82nd
Median Household Income # 307 23rd
Per Capita Income # 329 17th

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