Spartanburg Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Spartanburg Population & Age Distribution

 
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Total Population
37,399

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.6%
5 - 17:
15.5%
18 - 24:
13.2%
25 - 34:
14.7%
35 - 54:
21.5%
55 - 64:
12.3%
Over 65 Years:
16.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
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Attending College
7.5%
7.5%
High School Graduates
84.0%
84.0%
College Graduated
28.4%
28.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 
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Per capita Income

Spartanburg
$25,158
$25,158
USA
$31,177
$31,177

Median household income

Spartanburg
$38,325
$38,325
USA
$57,652
$57,652

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
24.4%

Employment Industries in Spartanburg

 
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Manufacturing
20.4%
20.4%
Healthcare
13.4%
13.4%
Retail
12.1%
12.1%
Education
9.7%
9.7%
Accommodation
9.6%
9.6%
Transportation
4.8%
4.8%
Other
4.5%
4.5%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.5%
4.5%
Administration
4.2%
4.2%
Wholesale
3.2%
3.2%
Information Technology
3.1%
3.1%
Finance
2.7%
2.7%
Construction
2.5%
2.5%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
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White
44.4%
44.4%
Black Or African American
47.6%
47.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.4%
0.4%
Asian
2.0%
2.0%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.4%
1.4%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.1%
4.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 
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Ancestry (Top 20)

German
9.3%
9.3%
English
7.7%
7.7%
Irish
6.7%
6.7%
Scots-Irish
2.7%
2.7%
Scottish
2.6%
2.6%
Italian
2.3%
2.3%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.0%
1.0%
Polish
0.9%
0.9%
African
0.8%
0.8%
European
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.5%
0.5%
Norwegian
0.5%
0.5%
British
0.5%
0.5%
Ukrainian
0.4%
0.4%
Swedish
0.4%
0.4%
Russian
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.3%
0.3%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
Lebanese
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.0%
94.0%
Spanish
2.9%
2.9%
Miao/Hmong
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
African languages
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Chinese
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Korean
0.0%
0.0%
Urdu
0.0%
0.0%
Greek
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Spartanburg Residents:
4.0%