Southern Shops, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Southern Shops, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Southern Shops Census Designated Place had a population of 3,903 as of July 1, 2018. Southern Shops 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 Southern Shops is located at latitude 34.9821 and longitude -81.9909 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Southern Shops Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 876 feet.

The Southern Shops Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402885) 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 Southern Shops Census Designated Place is located within Spartanburg Division of Spartanburg County.

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


Total Population 3,903
Population in Households 3,365
Population in Familes 2,766
Population in Group Qrtrs 538
Population Density2 1,095
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $27,453
Average Household Income $38,475
Per Capita Income $14,207


Total Housing Units 1,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (37.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 594 (47.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $48,554
Average Home Value $59,681


Total Households 1,064
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 720
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.43% 0.5%
Households 0.1% 0.41%
Families -0.03% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Southern Shops, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southern Shops 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 # 117 71st
Population Density # 111 72nd
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 367 8th
Per Capita Income # 386 3rd

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