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Woodruff, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Woodruff had a population of 4,474 as of July 1, 2019. 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 34.7396 and longitude -82.037 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the City of Woodruff 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Woodruff, SC Housing Affordability Index is 216
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Woodruff, SC Wealth Index is 35
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,474
Population in Households 4,327
Population in Familes 3,464
Population in Group Qrtrs 147
Population Density 1,144
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,453
Average Household Income $46,211
Per Capita Income $17,592
Wealth Index3 35

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,995 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 930 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 757 (37.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 308 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $90,831
Housing Affordability Index2 216
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,687
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,064
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.97% 0.97%
Households 0.92% 0.95%
Families 0.75% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Woodruff, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Woodruff to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 107 73rd
Diversity Index # 66 83rd
Median Household Income # 256 36th
Per Capita Income # 323 19th

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