Valley Falls, South Carolina Population 2024

6,939

Valley Falls is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. Valley Falls has a 2024 population of 6,939. Valley Falls is currently declining at a rate of -1.17% annually and its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,269 in 2020.

The average household income in Valley Falls is $65,389 with a poverty rate of 25.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Valley Falls is 25.6 years, 28 years for males, and 23.1 years for females.

Valley Falls Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Valley Falls was:

  • White: 61.19%
  • Black or African American: 30.98%
  • Asian: 2.96%
  • Other race: 2.39%
  • Two or more races: 2.38%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,337.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.54% (-330)
The current population of Valley Falls, South Carolina is 6,939 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,269.

Valley Falls, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,34761.19%
Black or African American2,20130.98%
Asian2102.96%
Other race1702.39%
Two or more races1692.38%
Native American70.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Valley Falls Population by Race

Valley Falls Population Pyramid 2024

Valley Falls Median Age

25.6

Total

28

Male

23.1

Female

Valley Falls Adults

There are 6,360 adults, (682 of whom are seniors) in Valley Falls.

Valley Falls Age Dependency

25.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Valley Falls Sex Ratio

Female4,33861.06%
Male2,76638.94%

Valley Falls Population by Age

Valley Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6712.314852
Non Family1,0291.811981
Married1,0202.7988.511.5
Female4312.0632.767.3
Male1913.032377

2.56

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

48.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Valley Falls Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade671.81%
9th to 12th Grade1875.06%
High School Graduate1,07629.14%
Some College74120.06%
Associates Degree58415.81%
Bachelors Degree49813.48%
Graduate Degree54014.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Valley Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Valley Falls Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6662,540790
Black740649179
Hispanic18416612
Asian13912048
Other Race64460
2+ Races25259
Native American770

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 2+ races people with a rate of 36%.

Valley Falls Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,636$41,433$29,226
Less Than 9th Grade$0$30,474$6,062
High School Graduate$41,425$41,266$0
Some College$40,496$46,685$29,643
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$40,929$0$41,827

$39,636

Average Earnings

$41,433

Average Male

$29,226

Average Female

Valley Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Valley Falls Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Valley Falls Language

89.49% of Valley Falls residents speak only English, while 10.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.44% of the population.

Valley Falls Language

Valley Falls Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,78883422.02%
Black1,76364436.53%
Asian1943216.49%
Hispanic362256.91%
Multiple13296.82%
Native77100%

25.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.58%

Male Poverty Rate

33.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Valley Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Valley Falls is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Valley Falls is Multiple, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.67%.

Valley Falls Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College22.15%
Bachelors or Greater12.92%
High School9.83%
Less Than 9th Grade7.76%

Valley Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed38.68%
Female Employed29.46%
Male Employed10.93%
Male Unemployed0%

Valley Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Valley Falls Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$47,695$65,389
Families$69,416$79,290
Married Families$83,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,442$42,371

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Valley Falls Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Valley Falls Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Valley Falls Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Valley Falls Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Valley Falls Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

394

Number of Veterans

377

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War138
First Gulf War66
Vietnam49
Korea7
World War II7

Valley Falls Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54118
55 to 6498
18 to 3480
65 to 7467
75+31

Valley Falls Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3418.78%
Black532.53%
Hispanic123.74%

Valley Falls Veterans by Race

Valley Falls Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Valley Falls Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Valley Falls Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Valley Falls Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Valley Falls 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

59.95%

Born in Valley Falls

91.95%

Native Born

8.05%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

3.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.95% of Valley Falls residents were born in the United States, with 59.95% having been born in South Carolina. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Valley Falls Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,939-82-1.17%
20237,021-83-1.17%
20227,104-479-6.32%
20217,5833144.32%
20207,2696139.21%
20196,6561342.05%
20186,5223215.18%
20176,2013966.82%
20165,805-80-1.36%
20155,885-1-0.02%
20145,8861352.35%
20135,751-78-1.34%
20125,8293426.23%
20115,487-812-12.89%
20106,29900%

Valley Falls Population by Year