Spartanburg, SC 29303 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29303: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Spartanburg, SC 29303

Not Acceptable, USPS
Sptbg, SC 29303

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Spartanburg County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.018, Longitude -81.976
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,173
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 9,829
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,623
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,206

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Database updated: January 1, 2021, Maps updated: January 29, 2021.


Spartanburg, SC 29303 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 27,086 (100%)
Population in Households 23,156 (85.5%)
Population in Families 16,909 (62.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3,930 (14.5%)
Population Density 846
Diversity Index2 69


Median Household Income $36,487
Average Household Income $46,128
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $17,306
Wealth Index5 36


Total HU (Housing Units) 11,118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,793 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,836 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,489 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $90,201
Average Home Value $132,834
Housing Affordability Index3 243


Total Households 9,629
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 5,382
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.78% 0.82%
Households 0.8% 0.91%
Families 0.56% 0.79%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
Owner Occupied HU   0.9%

Spartanburg, SC 29303 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29303 to the other 398 ZIP Codes in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 68 83rd
Population Density # 69 83rd
Median Household Income # 301 25th
Housing Affordability Index # 264 66th
Per Capita Income # 361 10th
Diversity Index # 9 98th

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