Woodruff, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Woodruff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Woodruff had a population of 4,384 as of July 1, 2018. Woodruff 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 Woodruff is located at latitude 34.7403 and longitude -82.0294 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodruff (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 787 feet.

The City of Woodruff (GNIS ID: 2405787) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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, 2018)


Total Population 4,384
Population in Households 4,236
Population in Familes 3,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 148
Population Density2 1,121
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $31,433
Average Household Income $42,301
Per Capita Income $16,892


Total Housing Units 1,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 936 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 316 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $79,475
Average Home Value $94,572


Total Households 1,648
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 1,038
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% 0.97%
Households 0.75% 0.93%
Families 0.54% 0.78%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Woodruff, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodruff 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 # 108 73rd
Population Density # 105 74th
Diversity Index # 74 82nd
Median Household Income # 324 18th
Per Capita Income # 342 14th

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