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Boiling Springs, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Boiling Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 9,566 as of July 1, 2017. Boiling Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Boiling Springs is located at latitude 35.045 and longitude -81.9779 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Boiling Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 919 feet.

The Boiling Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402700) 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 Boiling Springs Census Designated Place is located within Boiling Springs Division of Spartanburg County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boiling Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Boiling Springs, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,566
Daytime Population: Workers 2,957
Daytime Population: Residents 4,681
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 9,561
Population in Familes 8,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,399
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $60,934
Average Household Income $72,680
Per Capita Income $27,698


Total Housing Units 3,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,591 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,064 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $163,068
Average Home Value $188,494


Total Households 3,655
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 2,542
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 2.12% 1.91%
Households 2.02% 1.82%
Families 1.73% 1.65%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Boiling Springs, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boiling Springs to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 58 86th
Population Density # 69 83rd
Diversity Index # 267 33rd
Median Household Income # 30 93rd
Per Capita Income # 62 85th

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