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Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Demographic summary
 
People 
Population 
Population estimates, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 297,302
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2015) 284,305
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2015, (V2015) 4.6%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 284,307
Age and Sex 
Persons under 5 years, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) 6.2%
Persons under 5 years, percent, April 1, 2010 6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) 23.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent, April 1, 2010 24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 15.3
Persons 65 years and over, percent, April 1, 2010 13.4%
Female persons, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 51.5%
Female persons, percent, April 1, 2010 51.5%
Race and Hispanic Origin 
White alone, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) (a) 74.3%
White alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) 72.3%
Black or African American alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)     (a) 21%
Black or African American alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) 20.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)     (a) 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) 0.3%
Asian alone, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) (a) 2.4%
Asian alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) 2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015)     (a) 0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, April 1, 2010 (a) Z
Two or More Races, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) 1.7%
Two or More Races, percent, April 1, 2010 1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015,     (V2015) (b) 6.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 (b) 5.9%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 68.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, April 1, 2010 70.1%
Population Characteristics 
Veterans, 2010-2014 20,301
Foreign born persons, percent, 2010-2014 6.4%
Housing 
Housing units, July 1, 2015, (V2015) 125,343
Housing units, April 1, 2010 122,628
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2010-2014 68.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2010-2014 123,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2010-2014 1,105
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2010-2014 309
Median gross rent, 2010-2014 700
Building permits, 2015 1,399
Families and Living Arrangements 
Households, 2010-2014 108,383
Persons per household, 2010-2014 2.6%
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2010-2014 84.6%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2010-2014 9.7%
Education 
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 82.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2010-2014 21.9%
Health 
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2010-2014 11.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent 16.3%
Economy 
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014 61.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2010-2014 56.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 477,921
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000) (c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)     (c) 15,038,106
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)     (c) 5,340,493
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000) (c) 3,966,747
Total retail sales per capita, 2012 (c) 13,738
Transportation 
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2010-2014 22.4
Income and Poverty 
Median household income (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014 43,555
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2014 dollars), 2010-2014 22,330
Persons in poverty, percent 17.7%
Businesses 
Total employer establishments, 2014 6,146
Total employment, 2014 121,579
Total annual payroll, 2014 5,116,640
Total employment, percent change, 2013-2014 2.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2014 18,525
All firms, 2012 21,249
Men-owned firms, 2012 12,904
Women-owned firms, 2012 6,698
Minority-owned firms, 2012 3,525
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 16,929
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,670
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 17,358
Geography 
Population per square mile, 2010 351.9
Land area in square miles, 2010 807.93
FIPS Code "45083"
   
This geographic level of poverty and health estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels of these estimates 
   
Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable.
   
The vintage year (e.g., V2015) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2015). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.
   
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race  
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories  
(c) Economic Census - Puerto Rico data are not comparable to U.S. Economic Census data  
   
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information  
F: Fewer than 25 firms  
FN: Footnote on this item in place of data  
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
   
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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