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Population (year 2000): 39,673. Estimated population in July 2005: 38,379 (-3.3% change)
Males: 17,585 (44.3%), Females: 22,088 (55.7%)

Spartanburg County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $28,735 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,700 (year 2000)

Spartanburg, SC residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Spartanburg:

  • Black (49.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (8.6%), English (7.4%), Irish (5.1%), German (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Scottish (1.8%).

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Elevation: 816 feet

Land area: 19.2 square miles

Spartanburg,

For population 25 years and over in Spartanburg

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spartanburg city

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.3% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -4,134 (-9.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Charlotte, (77.6 miles pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (582.4 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: SC (2.9 miles Saxon, Falls, SC (4.7 miles Valley SC (4.9 miles Roebuck, Shops, SC (5.1 miles Southern Springs, SC (7.4 miles Boiling SC (9.7 miles Cowpens, SC (11.1 miles Mayo, SC (11.7 miles Wellford,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 30 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 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

Latitude: 34.95 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Area code: 864


Spartanburg, South Carolina business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.0%), Manufacturing (21.0%), Retail trade (11.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +16,893 (+42.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,903 (43.4%)


 

Crime in Spartanburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 9 1 3 6 6
    per 100,000 7.6 22.7 2.5 7.6 15.1 15.1
Rapes 19 21 7 22 31 28
    per 100,000 47.9 52.9 17.6 55.5 78.1 70.6
Robberies 125 162 161 152 185 146
    per 100,000 315.1 408.3 405.8 383.1 466.3 368.0
Assaults 476 772 464 601 599 618
    per 100,000 1199.8 1945.9 1169.6 1514.9 1509.8 1557.7
Burglaries 615 689 616 727 754 787
    per 100,000 1550.2 1736.7 1552.7 1832.5 1900.5 1983.7
Thefts 2,263 3,003 2,809 2,754 2,679 2,495
    per 100,000 5704.1 7569.4 7080.4 6941.7 6752.7 6288.9
Auto thefts 304 318 456 323 344 325
    per 100,000 766.3 801.6 1149.4 814.2 867.1 819.2
759.2 1044.0 849.1 918.7 960.8 921.3


Average climate in Spartanburg, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Spartanburg,

Spartanburg-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category 4 (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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Anthony Simmons - 2005 NFL player (Seattle Seahawks, born: Jun 20, 1976), Ryan Sims - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: May 4, 1980), Stephen Davis - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: Mar 1, 1974), Al Rosen - (born 1924), baseball player, Jamaal Brown - College basketball player (Cal State Fullerton Titans), Marcus Jackson - College basketball player (Wofford Terriers), Ryan Feemster - College basketball player (Winthrop Eagles), Zione White - College basketball player (High Point Panthers).


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/medical centers in Spartanburg:
  • MARY BLACK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1700 SKYLYN DR BOX 3217)
  • SPARTANBURG HOSP FOR RESTORATIVE CARE (389 SERPENTINE DR)
  • SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (101 E WOOD ST)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spartanburg:
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 21 miles; GREER, SC; ID: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 34 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; ID: GYH)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 54 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; ID: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spartanburg:
  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; ID: SPA)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 20 miles; LANDRUM, SC; ID: 33A)
  • UNION COUNTY, TROY SHELTON FIELD (about 28 miles; UNION, SC; ID: 35A)

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

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 9 $26,134 $34,845 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,314 $31,884 0 $0
Correction 1 $2,380 $28,560 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 138 $395,582 $34,398 0 $0
Airports 11 $25,426 $27,737 0 $0
Health 2 $4,534 $27,204 0 $0
Other Government Administration 39 $132,225 $40,684 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $26,794 $26,794 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 51 $128,273 $30,181 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 17 $51,172 $36,121 0 $0
Water Supply 187 $612,540 $39,307 8 $14,229
Financial Administration 18 $51,347 $34,231 0 $0
Streets and Highways 30 $69,909 $27,963 0 $0
Police - Other 19 $45,595 $28,796 15 $9,547
Firefighters 68 $198,890 $35,098 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 48 $112,752 $28,188 0 $0
Totals for Government 652 $1,888,867 $34,764 23 $23,776


Colleges/Universities in Spartanburg:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (Full-time enrollment: 3,041; Location: 800 UNIVERSITY WAY; Public; Website: www.uscs.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 2,086; Location: BUSINESS I85; Public; Website: www.spt.tec.sc.us.)
  • WOFFORD COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,078; Location: 429 N CHURCH ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wofford.edu)
  • CONVERSE COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 990; Location: 580 E MAIN ST; Private, not-for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • SPARTANBURG METHODIST COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 543; Location: 1200 TEXTILE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.smcsc.edu)
  • SHERMAN COLLEGE OF STRAIGHT CHIROPRACTIC (FT enrollment: 341; Location: 2020 SPRINGFIELD RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: sherman.edu)
  • PIEDMONT COLLEGE OF HAIR DESIGN (Location: 180 HALL ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Spartanburg:
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • LANDER UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; Greenwood, SC; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; CLEMSON, SC; FT enrollment: 15,962)
Public high schools in Spartanburg:
  • DORMAN HIGH (Students: 2,010; Location: 1491 W O WZELL BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SPARTANBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,523; Location: 500 DUPRE DRIVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • BROOME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 885; Location: 381 CHERRY HILL RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SC SCHOOL FOR BLIND HIGH (Students: 21; Location: 355 CEDAR SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • DANIEL MORGAN VOC (Location: 201 ZION HILL ROAD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Spartanburg:
  • SPARTANBURG DAY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 1701 SKYLYN DRIVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WESTGATE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 195; Location: 1990 OLD REIDVILLE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Spartanburg:
  • BOILING SPRINGS JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 1,108; Location: 3655 BOILING SPRINGS RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • J. G. MCCRACKEN JR. HIGH (Students: 866; Location: 300 WEBBER ROAD; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • FAIRFOREST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 789; Location: 4120 NO BLACKSTOCK RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • E P TODD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 760; Location: 170 CEDAR SPRING RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WEST VIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 758; Location: 400 OAK GROVE RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • PINE STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 756; Location: PINE & BOYD STREETS; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MYLES W WHITLOCK JR HIGH (Students: 670; Location: 580 SUNSET DRIVE; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • JESSE W BOYD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 652; Location: 1505 FERNWOOD GLENDALE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CARVER JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 651; Location: 449 SOUTH CHURCH ST; Grades: 07 - 09)
  • Z L MADDEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 565; Location: 459 W CENTENNIAL ST; Grades: PK - 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Spartanburg:
  • SPARTANBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 330; Location: 8740 ASHEVILLE HWY; Grades: PK - 7)
  • ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC (Students: 190; Location: 152 ALABAMA STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JAMES METHODIST KINDERGARTE (Students: 173; Location: 213 LANFORD RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGAR (Students: 108; Location: 250 EAST MAIN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN DAY S (Students: 103; Location: 309 FERNWOOD DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI WEST LTD (Students: 94; Location: 8800 GREENVILLE HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • EDDLEMON ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 1217 REIDVILLE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL UNITED METHODIST PRESC (Students: 91; Location: 1320 FERNWOOD GLENDALE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BETHEL CHILD ENRICHMENT PROGRA (Students: 81; Location: 245 S CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI ACADEMY (Students: 79; Location: 384 S SPRING ST; Grades: PK - 4)
Library in Spartanburg:
  • SPARTANBURG COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $6,216,685; Location: 151 S. CHURCH STREET; 777,261 books; 36,735 audio materials; 15,753 video materials; 1,357 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Spartanburg: Camp Mary Elizabeth (A), A Mason Dupre Hall (B), Esther Andrews Hall (C), Fire Station Number 2 (D), Fire Station Number 4 (E), Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium (F), Milliken Science Hall (G), Spartanburg County Public Library (H), Spartanburg County Jail (I), Spartanburg County Courthouse (J), Spartanburg City Hall (K), Pinewood Convention Center (L), Carlisle Hall (M), Bethlehem Community Center (N), Snyder Hall (O), Shipp Hall (P), Carmichael Hall (Q), Montgomery Student Activities Building (R), Hugh S Black Hall (S), Andrews Field House (T).

Shopping Centers: Pinewood Shopping Center (1), Hillcrest Shopping Center (2), Poppy Square Shopping Center (3), Northland Shopping Center (4), Town Square Shopping Center (5), Westgate Village Shopping Center (6), Westgate Mall Shopping Center (7).

Churches in Spartanburg include: Park Hills First Church of God (A), Park Hills Baptist Church (B), House of Prayer Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Central Church of Christ (E), Central United Methodist Church (F), Mount Zion Baptist Church (G), Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Oakwood Cemetery (1), Arkwright Cemetery (2), Floyd Greenlawn Cemetery (3), Seay Cemetery (4), Cemetery Hill (5), Mount Zion Baptist Cemetery (6).

Reservoirs: Cleveland Park Lake (A), Duncan Park Lake (B).

Creek: Chinquapin Creek (A).

Parks in Spartanburg include: Montgomery Park (1), Wofford College Historic District (2), Hampton Heights Historic District (3), Carlisle Park (4), Fairfield Park (5), Snyder Athletic Field (6), Converse College Historic District (7), Spartanburg Historic District (8), Legion Park (9).


Spartanburg compared to South Carolina state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Spartanburg:
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKDY (1400 AM; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASSOCIATED BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASC (1530 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: NEW SOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spartanburg:
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, 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.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ-FM (89.3 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBZT-FM (96.7 FM; MAULDIN, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Owner: GARDNER-WEBB JUNIOR COLLEGE, INC.)

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.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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