Spartanburg County, South Carolina Population 2019

Spartanburg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 306,632 with a growth rate of 1.94% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spartanburg County, South Carolina is the 5th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018313,8887,2562.37%
2017306,6325,8311.94%
2016300,8014,2211.42%
2015296,5803,5041.20%
2014293,0762,5930.89%
2013290,4832,2700.79%
2012288,2132,1100.74%
2011286,1031,3550.48%
2010284,74857,94825.55%
1990226,80024,93912.35%
1980201,86128,13716.20%
1970173,72416,89410.77%
1960156,8306,4814.31%
1950150,34922,61617.71%
1940127,73311,4109.81%
1930116,32322,05823.40%
192094,26510,80012.94%
191083,46517,90527.31%
190065,56010,17518.37%
189055,38514,97637.06%
188040,40914,62556.72%
187025,784-1,135-4.22%
186026,9195191.97%
185026,4002,73111.54%
184023,6692,51911.91%
183021,1504,16124.49%
182016,9892,73019.15%
181014,2592,13717.63%
180012,1223,32237.75%
17908,8000.00%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White218,297
Black or African American61,059
Asian6,712
Two or More Races6,070
Some Other Race5,032
American Indian and Alaska Native472
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Median Age

38.3


Total

37.1


Male

39.4


Female

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 227,899 adults, (45,839 of whom are seniors) in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

63.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

153,405

51.52%

Male

144,327

48.48%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Households and Families

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All69%31%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female47.4%52.6%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All113,1912.5669
Married54,1083.1584.7
Non Family35,9441.1957.3
Female16,9943.3547.4
Male6,1453.2458.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11,0375.53%
9th to 12th Grade19,0989.58%
High School Graduate57,99829.08%
Some College42,63621.38%
Associates Degree21,16610.61%
Bachelors Degree30,23815.16%
Graduate Degree17,2408.65%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White144,701127,12839,678
Black38,64330,7054,841
Hispanic9,6295,9601,096
Asian4,2323,5381,399
Other Race2,7911,647279
Multiple Races2,1511,774517
Native American28226721
Islander858243

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 50.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,997$39,058$27,891
Less Than High School$21,252$25,935$14,847
High School Grad$26,234$30,961$21,581
Some College$32,719$41,046$27,294
Bachelors Degree$45,232$55,700$38,276
Graduate Degree$53,268$70,272$48,461

$32,997

Average Earnings

$39,058

Average Male

$27,891

Average Female

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language by Age

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language

89.96% of Spartanburg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 10.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.87% of the population.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White199,80822,60811.31%
Black58,42414,69425.15%
Hispanic18,8125,49829.23%
Multiple5,7501,86632.45%
Other4,8611,39228.64%
Asian6,65069610.47%
Native4725712.08%

15.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.68%

Male Poverty Rate

17.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spartanburg County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 32.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spartanburg County, South Carolina is Asian, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.26%
High School14.09%
Some College9.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.34%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Income

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,575$63,090
Families$58,543$74,867
Married Families$71,268$88,580
Non Families$26,415$35,099

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans

18,332

Number of Veterans

17,126

Male Veterans

1,206

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam7,009
First Gulf War3,213
Second Gulf War2,861
Korea1,493
World War II825

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,4388.48%
Black3,4877.63%
Hispanic3693.12%
Asian1623.28%
2 or More1374.44%
Other501.50%
Hawaiian3741.11%
Indian216.12%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Spartanburg County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spartanburg367603787611163.04%
Greer 2562829000337213.16%
Woodruff408541911062.59%
Lyman325534762216.79%
Duncan315333692166.85%
Wellford241125631526.30%
Landrum237125311606.75%
Pacolet224423871436.37%
Cowpens216023021426.57%
Inman216722921255.77%
Chesnee 860913536.16%
Reidville595628335.55%
Campobello499533346.81%
Central Pacolet215227125.58%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990