Spartanburg County, South Carolina Population 2018

Spartanburg County, South Carolina's estimated population is 306,854 with a growth rate of 4.29% 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
2017306,85412,6254.29%
2016294,229-6,837-2.27%
2016301,0664,2651.44%
2015296,8013,5181.20%
2014293,2832,6260.90%
2013290,6572,2690.79%
2012288,3882,1870.76%
2011286,2011,4530.51%
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
White215,472
Black or African American60,808
Asian6,595
Some Other Race5,444
Two or More Races5,343
American Indian and Alaska Native451
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander116

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Median Age

38.2


Total

36.9


Male

39.3


Female

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Adults

There are 224,497 adults, (44,134 of which are seniors) in Spartanburg County, South Carolina.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

151,535

51.50%

Male

142,694

48.50%

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
Married84.5%15.5%
All68.6%31.4%
Male58.7%41.3%
Non Family57.2%42.8%
Female46.2%53.8%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All111,4622.5768.6
Married53,0773.1584.5
Non Family35,2141.2257.2
Female17,2083.3546.2
Male5,9633.2158.7

3.12

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Households

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Education

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12,0326.13%
9th to 12th Grade20,04810.22%
High School Graduate58,49829.82%
Some College41,11020.96%
Associates Degree19,70210.04%
Bachelors Degree28,86614.71%
Graduate Degree15,9178.11%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White143,091123,88537,218
Black37,80229,5334,728
Hispanic9,2205,6221,133
Asian4,0663,2671,114
Other Race3,0511,780260
Multiple Races2,0121,631658
Native American27825927
Islander636322

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.92%.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,933$38,133$26,951
Less Than High School$20,439$24,949$14,282
High School Grad$26,083$30,896$20,960
Some College$32,119$40,568$26,831
Bachelors Degree$44,990$54,582$36,921
Graduate Degree$52,496$67,225$47,282

$31,933

Average Earnings

$38,133

Average Male

$26,951

Average Female

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language by Age

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Language

90.10% of Spartanburg County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 9.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.67% of the population.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White198,26025,11012.67%
Black58,27915,48226.57%
Hispanic18,2095,64831.02%
Multiple5,1451,83635.69%
Other5,3041,64831.07%
Asian6,54889413.65%
Native451449.76%
Islander1162824.14%

17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

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 35.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spartanburg County, South Carolina is Native, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.82%.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.02%
High School15.83%
Some College9.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.46%
Female Unemployed34.94%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed5.85%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Income

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,219$59,566
Families$55,773$70,146
Married Families$68,605$83,475
Non Families$25,833$34,049

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by War

18,802

Number of Veterans

17,543

Male Veterans

1,259

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam7,303
First Gulf War3,140
Second Gulf War2,511
Korea1,764
World War II985

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,021
35 to 544,261
75+4,021
55 to 643,906
18 to 341,593

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,7418.79%
Black3,5477.85%
Hispanic4163.69%
Asian2334.88%
2 or More1555.77%
Other661.76%
Indian4914.71%
Hawaiian1114.29%

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

7.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Employment Status

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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