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Spartanburg city, South Carolina

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Spartanburg city, South Carolina
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 38,732
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 37,013
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 1,902
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 4.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 50.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $133,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,149
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $359
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $839
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 15,319
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.30
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 81.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 6.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 84.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 76.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 33.1%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 12.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 59.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 54.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 257,932
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,048,959
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 28,414
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,424,055
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $38,058
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 20.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $42,841
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $26,224
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,316
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 681
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 187
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 109
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 891
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 129
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 832
Population per square mile, 2020 1,928.9
Population per square mile, 2010 1,872.2
Land area in square miles, 2020 20.08
Land area in square miles, 2010 19.77
FIPS Code 4568290
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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