Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 37,498 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 17,173  (45.8%)
Females: 20,325  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29302.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,047 (it was $28,735 in 2000)
Spartanburg:

$40,047
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,808 (it was $18,136 in 2000)

Spartanburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,476 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Spartanburg:

$126,476
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $185,208; detached houses: $188,891; townhouses or other attached units: $133,682; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $290,459; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $26,734; mobile homes: $38,892

Median gross rent in 2017: $789.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spartanburg: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.6%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 33.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for other race residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Spartanburg, SC (2017)
    • 17,42945.2%White alone
    • 17,39745.2%Black alone
    • 1,5794.1%Hispanic
    • 8422.2%Two or more races
    • 6531.7%Asian alone
    • 440.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 320.08%American Indian alone
    • 100.03%Other race alone

Races in Spartanburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 398 registered sex offenders living in Spartanburg, South Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spartanburg is 97 to 1.


Crime rates in Spartanburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(28.1)
5
(12.8)
6
(15.6)
6
(15.5)
4
(10.1)
6
(14.8)
5
(13.4)
2
(5.3)
3
(8.0)
2
(5.3)
6
(15.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
28
(71.6)
19
(48.7)
22
(57.3)
23
(59.4)
19
(48.0)
18
(44.5)
12
(32.0)
20
(53.1)
24
(64.0)
25
(66.1)
26
(69.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
149
(380.9)
194
(497.7)
219
(570.5)
203
(524.2)
175
(442.4)
129
(318.9)
127
(339.2)
120
(318.4)
130
(346.5)
101
(267.2)
95
(251.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
504
(1,288)
497
(1,275)
582
(1,516)
570
(1,472)
602
(1,522)
493
(1,219)
513
(1,370)
395
(1,048)
370
(986.1)
237
(627.1)
253
(671.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
939
(2,400)
870
(2,232)
919
(2,394)
953
(2,461)
764
(1,931)
679
(1,679)
684
(1,827)
479
(1,271)
490
(1,306)
415
(1,098)
338
(896.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,866
(7,326)
2,494
(6,399)
2,422
(6,309)
2,352
(6,073)
2,390
(6,041)
2,207
(5,456)
1,952
(5,213)
2,120
(5,625)
2,060
(5,490)
1,878
(4,969)
1,916
(5,081)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
292
(746.4)
264
(677.3)
269
(700.7)
267
(689.5)
227
(573.8)
201
(496.9)
220
(587.5)
95
(252.1)
118
(314.5)
143
(378.4)
129
(342.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
34
(86.9)
37
(94.9)
27
(70.3)
38
(98.1)
36
(91.0)
14
(34.6)
24
(64.1)
14
(37.1)
13
(34.6)
26
(68.8)
14
(37.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1006.1935.41027.51000.5918.4780.2811.5692.3704.5575.0590.1

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Crime rate in Spartanburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 143 (123 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
South Carolina average:

2.48
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Ancestries: American (6.4%), English (5.6%), German (3.6%), Irish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (3.0%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1831

Elevation: 816 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,958 people per square mile   (low).

Spartanburg, South Carolina map

1,293 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,348 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $897 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (26.9 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (64.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (510.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Saxon, SC (1.6 miles ),
Arcadia, SC (1.9 miles ),
Valley Falls, SC (2.1 miles ),
Southern Shops, SC (2.1 miles ),
Roebuck, SC (2.2 miles ),
Converse, SC (2.5 miles ),
Clifton, SC (2.6 miles ),
Boiling Springs, SC (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Spartanburg nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Hub City, Sparkle City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +25,587 (+66.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,008 (42.2%)

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Spartanburg, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Spartanburg, SC in 2017

Property values in Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg satellite photo by USGS

Spartanburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2004: 58 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2005: 122 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2006: 121 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2007: 92 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2008: 77 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2016: 22 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2017: 25 buildings, average cost: $236,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Spartanburg, SC residents
Average permit cost in Spartanburg, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Spartanburg, SC
Historical housing units in Spartanburg, SC
Most common industries in Spartanburg, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Spartanburg, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)

Average climate in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Spartanburg, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 46.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 8.58. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.58
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.72. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.72
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Spartanburg-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 10% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Spartanburg city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 8/16/1994, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Spartanburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from Spartanburg center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.6 miles away from Spartanburg center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from Spartanburg center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 174.7 miles away from Spartanburg center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spartanburg County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spartanburg topographic map

Main business address for: EXTENDED STAY AMERICA INC (HOTELS & MOTELS), Centerplate, Inc. (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), DENNYS CORP (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), SYNALLOY CORP (STEEL PIPE & TUBES), Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. (PERSONAL CREDIT INSTITUTIONS).

Hospitals in Spartanburg:

  • BENCHMARK - SPARTANBURG (450 W. HENRY STREET)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF SC (110 DILLON DRIVE)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE HOSPICE (775 SPARTAN BLVD POINT WEST BLDG SUITE 101)
  • MARY BLACK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1700 SKYLYN DR BOX 3217)
  • SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 101 E WOOD ST)

Nursing Homes in Spartanburg:

  • DOCTORS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCU (389 SERPENTINE DR)
  • MAGNOLIA MANOR - SPARTANBURG (375 SERPENTINE DRIVE)
  • MAGNOLIA PLACE - SPARTANBURG (8020 WHITE AVENUE)
  • MARY BLACK HOSP CTR FOR COMPRE POST AC (1700 SKYLYN DR)
  • MOUNTAINVIEW NURSING HOME (340 CEDAR SPRINGS ROAD)
  • SPARTANBURG CONV CTR (295 E PEARL ST)
  • SPARTANBURG HOSPITAL FOR RESTORATIVE CARE SNF (389 SERPENTINE DRIVE)
  • SUMMIT HILLS SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (110 SUMMIT HILLS DRIVE)
  • VALLEY FALLS TERRACE NURSING HOME (400 LOCUST GROVE ROAD)
  • WHITE OAK ESTATES (400 WEBBER ROAD)
  • WHITE OAK MANOR - SPARTANBURG (295 EAST PEARL STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Spartanburg:

  • CAROLINA DIALYSIS LLC (115 INTERSTATE PARK)
  • DCI EAST SPARTANBURG (155 DILLON DRIVE)
  • DCI SPARTANBURG (203 FREEMONT AVENUE)
  • DCI WEST SPARTANBURG (105 TRADD STREET)
  • SPARTANBURG DIALYSIS, LLC (128 DILLON DR)

Home Health Centers in Spartanburg:

  • DHEC REGION 2 HOME HEALTH SVS - EAST (1000 NORTH PINE STREET, SUITE #2)
  • SPARTANBURG REG MED CTR HOME CARE (120 HEYWOOD AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Spartanburg:

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Amtrak station:

SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/Universities in Spartanburg:

  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (Full-time enrollment: 4,994; Location: 800 University Way; Public; Website: www.uscupstate.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Spartanburg Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,309; Location: 107 Community College Drive; Public; Website: www.sccsc.edu)
  • Wofford College (Full-time enrollment: 1,750; Location: 429 N Church St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wofford.edu)
  • Converse College (Full-time enrollment: 1,481; Location: 580 E Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.converse.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Spartanburg Methodist College (Full-time enrollment: 821; Location: 1000 Powell Mill Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcsc.edu/)
  • Virginia College-Spartanburg (Full-time enrollment: 353; Location: 8150 Warren H. Abernathy Highway; Private, for-profit; Website: vc.edu)
  • Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology-Spartanburg (Full-time enrollment: 131; Location: 1515 John B White SR Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.kennethshuler.com)
  • Palmetto Beauty School (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 2601 East Main Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.palmettocosmo.com)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Spartanburg (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 225 W Black Stock Rd, Suite OP3; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic (Location: 2020 Springfield Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sherman.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Spartanburg:

  • Limestone College (about 18 miles; Gaffney, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • Bob Jones University (about 26 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 3,308)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 26 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • North Greenville University (about 27 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Greenville Technical College (about 27 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 9,859)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 27 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Furman University (about 30 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)

Public high schools in Spartanburg:

  • DANIEL MORGAN TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Students: 914, Location: 201 ZION HILL ROAD, Grades: 10-12)
  • BROOME HIGH (Students: 892, Location: 381 CHERRY HILL ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SC SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND HIGH (Location: 355 CEDAR SPRINGS ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • SC SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF HIGH (Location: 355 CEDAR SPRINGS ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CEDAR SPRINGS ACADEMY (Location: 355 CEDAR SPRINGS ROAD, Grades: PK-12)
  • SPARTANBURG HIGH (Location: 500 DUPRE DRIVE, Grades: 10-12)
  • SPARTANBURG FRESHMAN ACADEMY (Location: 50 EMORY ROAD, Grades: 9)
  • HIGH POINT ACADEMY (Location: 500 EVANGEL ROAD, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Spartanburg:

  • SPARTANBURG DAY SCHOOL (Students: 449, Location: 1701 SKYLYN DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • OAKBROOK PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 409, Location: 190 LINCOLN SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 1990 OLD REIDVILLE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Spartanburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Spartanburg:

  • ST PAUL THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 130, Location: 152 ALABAMA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 93, Location: 384 S SPRING ST, Grades: PK-7)
  • FAIRVIEW CHRISTIAN ACADEMY & CHILD DEVELOPMENT CTR (Students: 60, Location: 2058 CHESNEE HWY, Grades: PK-4)
See full list of schools located in Spartanburg

Library in Spartanburg:

  • SPARTANBURG COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $8,461,266; Location: 151 S. CHURCH STREET; 783,597 books; 57 e-books; 37,787 audio materials; 24,998 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 35 state licensed databases; 1,475 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Spartanburg: Camp Mary Elizabeth (A), Milliken Science Hall (B), Hugh S Black Hall (C), Georgia Cleveland Home for Aged (D), Spartanburg City Fire Department Station 4 (E), Spartanburg City Fire Department Station 2 (F), Carlisle Hall (G), Bethlehem Community Center (H), Andrews Field House (I), A Mason Dupre Hall (J), Wightman Hall (K), Whiteford Smith Library (L), Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium (M), Spartanburg County Jail (N), Spartanburg County Courthouse (O), Spartanburg City Hall (P), Snyder Hall (Q), Shipp Hall (R), Pinewood Convention Center (S), Spartanburg City Fire Department Station 1 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Village Shopping Center (1), Westgate Mall Shopping Center (2), Village Shopping Center (3), Town Square Shopping Center (4), Poppy Square Shopping Center (5), Pinewood Shopping Center (6), Northland Shopping Center (7), Hillcrest Shopping Center (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Spartanburg include: EXTENDED STAY AMERICA INC (A), Centerplate, Inc. (B), DENNYS CORP (C), SYNALLOY CORP (D), Advance America, Cash Advance Centers, Inc. (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spartanburg include: Westminster Presbyterian Church (A), West Main Street Baptist Church (B), Wesleyan Methodist Church (C), Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Thompson Street Baptist Church (E), Southside Baptist Church (F), Smith Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Silverhill United Methodist Church (H), Second Trinity Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Floyd Greenlawn Cemetery (1), Seay Cemetery (2), Oakwood Cemetery (3), Arkwright Cemetery (4), Cemetery Hill (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Cleveland Park Lake (A), Duncan Park Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Chinquapin Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Spartanburg include: Montgomery Park (1), Hampton Heights Historic District (2), Carlisle Park (3), Converse College Historic District (4), Duncan Park (5), Snyder Athletic Field (6), Northwest Recreation Center (7), Spartanburg Historic District (8), Fairfield Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind - Cleveland Learning Resource Center Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 355 Cedar Springs Road) (1), America's Best Contact's and Eyeglasses (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 120 Dorman Commerce Drive) (2), Classic Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1394 Wo Ezell Boulevard # A) (3), Henderson Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 Malibu Drive) (4), Ace Music Company of Spartanburg (Amusement & Theme Parks; 111 Old Converse Road) (5), Women Traveling Together (269 South Church Street Suite 212) (6), Spartanburg Convention & Visitors Bureau (298 Magnolia Street) (7), Star Lanes Bowling (2595 East Main Street) (8), Bell Music Machine Corporation (Arcades & Amusements; 388 Union Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hilltop Motel (1623 Union Street) (1), Economy Inn (150 South Pine Street) (2), Collins E L (1625 Union Street) (3), Days Inn (115 Rogers Commerce Boulevard) (4), Days Inn Downtown (578 North Church Street) (5), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (895 Spartan Boulevard) (6), Brookwood Inn (4930 College Drive) (7), Days Inn Spartanburg (1050 Charisma Drive) (8), Comfort Inn & Suites (I 85 Exit 75) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Spartanburg County - Magistrates Court (180 Magnolia Street) (1), Spartanburg County - Mail Room-County- Magistrates Court- Public Works Depart (366 North Church Street) (2), Us Bankruptcy Court (201 Magnolia Street) (3), U S Government - U S Bankruptcy Court- Clerk Of Court (1100 Laurel Street) (4), Spartanburg County - Magistrates Court- Jail Office (950 California Avenue) (5), Spartanburg County - Marriage Licenses- Magistrates Court- Planning & Development- Probate C (180 Magnolia Street) (6), U S Government - District Court- Spartanburg Office (201 Magnolia Street) (7), Spartanburg County - Magistrates Court- Jury Trial Coordinator (180 Magnolia Street) (8), U S Government - District Court- Spartanburg Office- Clerks' Office Informa (201 Magnolia) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: George Gray (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, David Pearson (racing driver) - Racing driver, Buzz Tyler - Professional wrestler, Angela Nikodinov - Figure skater, Anthony Simmons - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jun 20, 1976), Betsy Rawls - Professional golfer, Matt Goldman - Percussionist, D. J. Moore - Football player, Jeremy Clements - Stock car racing driver, Marcus McBeth - Baseball player.

Spartanburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spartanburg and their reported violations in the past:

SWS LANDRUM WTP (4210003) (Population served: 4,022, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2006)
METRO SUBDISTRICT B (4220003) (Population served: 2,170, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2010), St Show-cause Hearing (OCT-19-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-01-2010), St Admin Penalty assessed (NOV-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2011)
ANCHOR TRAILER PARK (4270801) (Population served: 78, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spartanburg that have no violations reported:

  • SPARTANBURG WATER SYSTEM (4210001) (Population served: 130,929, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.7%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Spartanburg in 2010:

  • 1,696 people in college/university student housing
  • 345 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 101 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Spartanburg in 2000:

  • 1,385 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 525 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 295 people in nursing homes
  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 46 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with most branches in Spartanburg (2011 data):

  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Church Street Branch, Hillcrest Branch, Boiling Springs Branch, Spartanburg Main Office Branch, Reidville Road Branch. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.
  • SunTrust Bank: Reidville Road Branch 738, Southport Bi-Lo Branch, Westview/Abernathy Branch, Hillcrest Branch 735, Spartanburg Main Office. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Spartanburg Main Branch, White Blvd. Branch, Pinewood Branch, Hillcrest Branch, Hearon Circle Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Spartanburg Hillcrest Branch, Spartanburg Main Branch, Wofford Branch, Westgate Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Spartanburg Main Branch, Westgate Mall Branch, Hillcrest, Asheville Highway Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Palmetto Bank: Hillcrest Drive Branch, Skyland Place Retirement Branch, Spartan Centre Branch. Info updated 2011/04/01: Bank assets: $1,204.5 mil, Deposits: $1,066.9 mil, headquarters in Greenville, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group V Lp
  • First South Bank: Fernwood Glendale Branch at 1035 Fernwood Glendale Road, branch established on 1997/06/23; at 1450 John B White Sr Blvd, branch established on 1996/08/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $381.1 mil, Deposits: $346.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Spartanburg Main Office at 235 South Pine Street, branch established on 1988/09/01; Reidville Road Branch at 1620 Reidville Road, branch established on 1991/07/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Synovus Bank: Reidville Road Branch at 2660 Reidville Road, branch established on 1994/11/21; Spartanburg Main Branch at 150 East Henry Street, branch established on 1989/06/26. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • 8 other banks with 11 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Spartanburg:

Marital status in Spartanburg, SC
  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Spartanburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Spartanburg
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spartanburg, SC (based on Spartanburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
This county:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
Spartanburg County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
This county:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

30.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Spartanburg County:

11.5%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.4%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Spartanburg:

46.6%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Spartanburg:

29.1
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Spartanburg:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.6%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spartanburg, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 199$854,387$51,5214$1,993
Police Protection - Officers 125$467,121$44,8441$255
Firefighters 75$283,588$45,3740$0
Other and Unallocable 58$184,676$38,20910$10,828
Financial Administration 19$82,566$52,1471$1,787
Other Government Administration 19$81,459$51,4481$2,511
Police - Other 18$58,606$39,0716$5,877
Parks and Recreation 16$56,918$42,68910$7,119
Streets and Highways 14$48,781$41,8120$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 12$51,679$51,6790$0
Solid Waste Management 10$27,599$33,1190$0
Sewerage 9$25,940$34,5870$0
Judicial and Legal 8$36,241$54,3621$1,616
Airports 6$16,917$33,8340$0
Health 2$6,260$37,5600$0
Fire - Other 1$2,912$34,9440$0
Totals for Government 591$2,285,650$46,40934$31,986

Spartanburg government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,300,000 ($114.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $23,292,000 ($621.15)
    Police Protection: $9,737,000 ($259.67)
    Central Staff Services: $8,022,000 ($213.93)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,954,000 ($132.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,909,000 ($77.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,034,000 ($54.24)
    Regular Highways: $1,837,000 ($48.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,823,000 ($48.62)
    Transit Utilities: $1,430,000 ($38.14)
    Air Transportation: $1,324,000 ($35.31)
    Sewerage: $1,183,000 ($31.55)
    General Public Buildings: $1,064,000 ($28.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $951,000 ($25.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $884,000 ($23.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $782,000 ($20.85)
    Parking Facilities: $310,000 ($8.27)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $2,020,000 ($53.87)
    Benefit Payments: $1,546,000 ($41.23)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $116,000 ($3.09)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $1,000,000 ($26.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,599,000 ($69.31)
    Air Transportation: $1,067,000 ($28.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $519,000 ($13.84)
    Police Protection: $353,000 ($9.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $286,000 ($7.63)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($2.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $73,000 ($1.95)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($0.56)
    General Public Building: $9,000 ($0.24)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($0.24)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,410,000 ($304.28)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,097,000 ($215.93)

Spartanburg government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,659,000 ($44.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,377,000 ($36.72)
    Air Transportation: $1,037,000 ($27.65)
    Parking Facilities: $409,000 ($10.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000 ($3.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $427,000 ($11.39)
    Local Employee Contribution: $5,000 ($0.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,215,000 ($32.40)
    Air Transportation: $910,000 ($24.27)
    Transit Utilities: $651,000 ($17.36)
    Public Welfare: $516,000 ($13.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $4,375,000 ($116.67)
    Other: $3,467,000 ($92.46)
    Highways: $896,000 ($23.89)
    General Local Government Support: $798,000 ($21.28)
    Public Welfare: $346,000 ($9.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,429,000 ($38.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $623,000 ($16.61)
    Sale of Property: $321,000 ($8.56)
    Special Assessments: $231,000 ($6.16)
    Rents: $200,000 ($5.33)
    Interest Earnings: $137,000 ($3.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,134,000 ($1043.63)
    Transit Utilities: $256,000 ($6.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $737,000 ($19.65)
    Public Welfare: $129,000 ($3.44)
    Transit Utilities: $127,000 ($3.39)
  • Tax - Property: $18,923,000 ($504.64)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,465,000 ($279.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,551,000 ($121.37)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $75,000 ($2.00)

Spartanburg government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $197,764,000 ($5273.99)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,847,000 ($5196.20)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,807,000 ($714.89)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,582,000 ($602.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,135,000 ($270.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,219,000 ($192.52)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,123,000 ($136.62)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $898,000 ($23.95)

Spartanburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,344,000 ($649.21)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,155,000 ($84.14)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,895,000 ($823.91)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,175,000 ($378.02)

6.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greenville County, SC  1.66% ($45,807 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.36% ($33,956)
from Union County, SC  0.13% ($41,733)


4.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.32% ($48,235 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($34,990)
to Union County, SC  0.13% ($30,237)
Businesses in Spartanburg, SC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1LensCrafters2
AT&T3Little Caesars Pizza2
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Long John Silver's2
Ace Hardware2Lowe's2
Advance Auto Parts7Marriott2
Aeropostale1Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's3McDonald's10
Arby's4Men's Wearhouse1
Ashley Furniture1Motel 61
AutoZone3Motherhood Maternity1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins2New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike13
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Office Depot2
Burger King6OfficeMax1
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
CVS4Olive Garden1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A4Pac Sun1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Church's Chicken2Papa John's Pizza2
Circle K1Payless1
Clarion1Penske1
Comfort Inn1PetSmart1
Comfort Suites1Pier 1 Imports1
Costco1Pizza Hut4
Cracker Barrel1Plato's Closet1
Curves2Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack2
Days Inn2Red Lobster1
Dennys1Red Roof Inn1
Discount Tire1Rite Aid5
Domino's Pizza3Ruby Tuesday2
Econo Lodge1Rue211
Express1Ryan's Grill1
Extended Stay America1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx23SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford1Shoe Carnival1
GNC4Sleep Inn1
GameStop3Sprint Nextel3
Goodwill2Starbucks1
Gymboree1Subaru1
H&R Block5Subway11
Hilton2Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile7
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell4
Home Depot2Talbots1
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Howard Johnson1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul10
Jack In The Box1UPS29
JoS. A. Bank1Vans2
Jones New York1Verizon Wireless2
Journeys1Victoria's Secret1
Just Tires1Volkswagen1
Justice1Waffle House10
KFC4Walgreens3
Kincaid2Walmart2
Kohl's1Wendy's4
Lane Bryant1Wet Seal1
Lane Furniture2YMCA2

Strongest AM radio stations in Spartanburg:

  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WASC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: NEW SOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDY (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASSOCIATED BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spartanburg:

  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)

TV broadcast stations around Spartanburg:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Spartanburg: Gary Evans Foster.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Spartanburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 80Number of bridges
  • 751ft / 229mTotal length
  • $8,112,000Total costs
  • 752,396Total average daily traffic
  • 53,647Total average daily truck traffic
  • 837,958Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Spartanburg, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 51920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 61940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Spartanburg, SC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spartanburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 673 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Spartanburg, SC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 386 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spartanburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Spartanburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 72 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED79$101,81081$135,404340$161,86819$218,7721$4,878,62047$146,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$122,4095$128,64024$123,2231$64,7600$02$49,445
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$70,94718$88,392152$122,05511$59,0550$015$65,424
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$113,46913$154,65787$134,0401$60,6400$06$73,140
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$80,5753$148,81318$155,3203$27,0070$02$70,475

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Spartanburg, SC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$148,81915$146,776
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$95,6505$213,788
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$126,9205$115,956
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$76,8902$181,515
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$52,9150$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spartanburg, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spartanburg, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 616. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 948 took place in 2017, and the least - 396 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Spartanburg, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.4%), and Outside Fires (32.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spartanburg, SC
    • 5,38151.4%Structure Fires
    • 3,37232.2%Outside Fires
    • 1,39913.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3183.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spartanburg, SC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Spartanburg, South Carolina:

  • Days Inn, 1000 Hearon Cir, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 503-9048, Fax: (864) 503-6576
  • Courtyard By Marriott Spartanburg, 110 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 585-2400, Fax: (864) 585-8121
  • Ramada Inn, 200 International Dr, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 576-5220
  • Clarion Hotel-Spartanburg, 9027 Fairforest Rd, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301 , Phone: (864) 574-2111, Fax: (864) 576-7602
  • Quality Hotel And Conference Center, 7136 Asheville Hwy, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 578-5530, Fax: (864) 503-0780
  • Crossland Economy Studios - Spartanburg - Asheville Hwy, 130 Mobile Dr, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 573-5949, Fax: (864) 542-1719
  • Sleep Inn Spartanburg, 501 S Blackstock Rd, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29301 , Phone: (864) 595-4040, Fax: (864) 595-4050
  • Red Roof Inn, 2070 New Cut Rd, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303 , Phone: (864) 541-7750, Fax: (864) 541-7760
  • 14 other hotels and motels
All 22 fire-safe hotels and motels in Spartanburg, South Carolina
Most common first names in Spartanburg, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,05770.3 years
John85572.8 years
William83072.5 years
Mary80176.8 years
Robert50870.2 years
George37673.0 years
Charles36769.0 years
Annie36378.2 years
Willie35369.8 years
Thomas30371.4 years
Most common last names in Spartanburg, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith69172.7 years
Johnson34872.8 years
Williams31870.8 years
Brown31074.1 years
Davis27774.0 years
Jones27372.9 years
Foster27274.5 years
Miller24169.6 years
Moore22473.3 years
Fowler21471.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spartanburg, SC
  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spartanburg, SC
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 29.4%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Spartanburg compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Spartanburg on our top lists:

  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 (29302) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 94 pilots and 59 other airmen in this city.
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