Spartanburg County SC Information


Spartanburg County Subdivisions

Spartanburg County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 305,813
Daytime Population: Workers 142,864
Daytime Population: Residents 165,856
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 308,720
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 297,607
Population in Familes 245,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,206
Population Density2 379
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $47,185
Average Household Income $61,892
Per Capita Income $24,057


Total Housing Units 130,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80,833 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35,698 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,567 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $134,292
Average Home Value $174,612


Total Households 116,531
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 79,424
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.01% 1.0%
Households 0.89% 0.94%
Families 0.72% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


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, 2017 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 # 5 91st
Population Density # 6 89th
Diversity Index # 31 37th
Median Household Income # 13 74th
Per Capita Income # 15 70th

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