Spartanburg is a medium-sized city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 38,401 people and 34 constituent neighborhoods, Spartanburg is the 11th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Spartanburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spartanburg is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spartanburg who work in office and administrative support (10.79%), sales jobs (10.00%), and teaching (9.16%).
The overall education level of Spartanburg citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.08% of adults in Spartanburg have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Spartanburg in 2018 was $26,224, which is upper middle income relative to South Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,896 for a family of four. However, Spartanburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Spartanburg is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spartanburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spartanburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Spartanburg include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Spartanburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.