Arcadia, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Arcadia, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Arcadia Census Designated Place had a population of 2,822 as of July 1, 2018. Arcadia 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 Arcadia is located at latitude 34.9582 and longitude -81.9907 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Arcadia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Arcadia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629818) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Arcadia Census Designated Place is located within Spartanburg Division of Spartanburg County.

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Arcadia, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,822
Population in Households 2,822
Population in Familes 2,142
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,440
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $26,019
Average Household Income $38,610
Per Capita Income $14,448


Total Housing Units 1,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 402 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 654 (56.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $79,464
Average Home Value $99,192


Total Households 1,056
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 639
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.84% 0.93%
Households 0.72% 0.89%
Families 0.45% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.25%

Arcadia, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcadia to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 145 64th
Population Density # 63 84th
Diversity Index # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 378 5th
Per Capita Income # 384 3rd

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