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Spartanburg is a city in Spartanburg County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Spartan Regiment of the state militia.
The latitude of Spartanburg is 34.949N. The longitude is -81.932W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 38,718.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Spartanburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Spartanburg County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Greenville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 29306 ZIP code.
6% of Spartanburg residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Spartanburg ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spartanburg was $18,136, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Spartanburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Spartanburg include Hampton Heights Historic District, Spartanburg Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Spartanburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $367. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $863.
Libraries in Spartanburg include H. Carlisle Bean Law Library, Spartanburg County Public Library, Westside Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Spartanburg include Spartanburg Herald-Journal
TV stations in Spartanburg include WRET, WSPA.
Spartanburg County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Spartanburg political report.
The average commute time for Spartanburg workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Spartanburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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