Boiling Springs, South Carolina Population 2024

12,391

Boiling Springs is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Boiling Springs has a 2024 population of 12,391. Boiling Springs is currently growing at a rate of 5.09% annually and its population has increased by 24.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,953 in 2020.

The average household income in Boiling Springs is $87,399 with a poverty rate of 9.09%. The median age in Boiling Springs is 36.6 years: 35.6 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Boiling Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boiling Springs was:

  • White: 72.71%
  • Black or African American: 13.76%
  • Two or more races: 9.13%
  • Asian: 4.03%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,812.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
24.5% (2,438)
The current population of Boiling Springs, South Carolina is 12,391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,953.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,13772.71%
Black or African American1,54013.76%
Two or more races1,0229.13%
Asian4514.03%
Other race330.29%
Native American80.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Boiling Springs Population by Race

Boiling Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Boiling Springs Median Age

36.6

Total

35.6

Male

37.4

Female

Boiling Springs Adults

There are 8,143 adults, (1,588 of whom are seniors) in Boiling Springs.

Boiling Springs Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Boiling Springs Sex Ratio

Female5,94353.11%
Male5,24846.89%

Boiling Springs Population by Age

Boiling Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3782.5482.317.7
Married2,7453.1892.67.4
Non Family1,2031.0455.644.4
Female3672.892.97.1
Male631.8185.714.3

3.11

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Boiling Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3745.04%
Associates Degree1,03013.88%
Bachelors Degree1,14815.47%
Graduate Degree7009.43%
High School Graduate2,18229.4%
Less Than 9th Grade1351.82%
Some College1,85224.96%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Boiling Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Boiling Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6155,3031,411
Black925892311
Hispanic44630743
2+ Races4163257
Asian30529476
Native American880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 33.62%.

Boiling Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$59,167$74,135$36,821
Graduate Degree$74,173$105,320$61,939
High School Graduate$35,549$36,662$28,958
Less Than 9th Grade$46,680$47,295$0
Overall$48,589$63,630$35,990
Some College$40,980$64,491$35,257

$48,589

Average Earnings

$63,630

Average Male

$35,990

Average Female

Boiling Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Boiling Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Boiling Springs Language

86.61% of Boiling Springs residents speak only English, while 13.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

Boiling Springs Language

Boiling Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,9596608.29%
Hispanic80534542.86%
Multiple1,02234533.76%
Black1,51380.53%

9.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.97%

Male Poverty Rate

8.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Boiling Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Boiling Springs is Hispanic, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Boiling Springs is Black, with 0.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.37%.

Boiling Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.43%
Less Than 9th Grade9.23%
Some College5.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.52%

Boiling Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed6.52%
Female Employed2.7%
Female Unemployed0%

Boiling Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Boiling Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$85,705$102,753
Households$68,993$87,399
Married Families$88,193$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,705$46,573

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Boiling Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Boiling Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Boiling Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Boiling Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Boiling Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

805

Number of Veterans

792

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War293
First Gulf War219
Vietnam157
Korea78
World War II0

Boiling Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+233
18 to 34202
35 to 54162
65 to 74155
55 to 6453

Boiling Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White69111.02%
2+ Races5811.42%
Black484.63%
Asian82.48%

Boiling Springs Veterans by Race

Boiling Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Boiling Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Boiling Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Boiling Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Boiling Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.31%

Born in Boiling Springs

92.06%

Native Born

7.94%

Foreign Born

3.68%

Non Citizen

4.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.06% of Boiling Springs residents were born in the United States, with 58.31% having been born in South Carolina. 3.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Boiling Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,3916005.09%
202311,7916005.36%
202211,1916005.67%
202110,5916386.41%
20209,9534454.68%
20199,5082262.43%
20189,2821301.42%
20179,1522072.31%
20168,9452022.31%
20158,7432012.35%
20148,542-186-2.13%
20138,728-164-1.84%
20128,8925806.98%
20118,312931.13%
20108,21900%

Boiling Springs Population by Year