Spartanburg demographics profile

StatisticSpartanburgSouth CarolinaNational
Population37,5704,834,605318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,90114891
Median age35.438.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%40%43%
Speak English94%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%
Spartanburg, SC has a population of 37,570 and is the 1,104th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,901 per sq mi which is 1188% higher than the South Carolina average and 1998% higher than the national average. The median age in Spartanburg is 35 which is approximately 9% lower than the South Carolina average of 39. In Spartanburg, 44% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 68% of Spartanburg residents were born in South Carolina, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Spartanburg is 1188% higher than South Carolina.
  • The median age in Spartanburg is 9% lower than South Carolina.
  • In Spartanburg 47.26% of the population is White.
  • In Spartanburg 48.38% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Spartanburg 1.61% of the population is Asian.

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Spartanburg population breakdown by race

RaceSpartanburgSouth CarolinaNational
White47.26%67.27%73.35%
Black or African American48.38%27.35%12.63%
Asian1.61%1.42%5.22%
American Indian0.26%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.17%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.54%2.07%3.06%
Other race0.77%1.51%4.75%
In Spartanburg, 3.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Spartanburg, SC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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