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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is 5.60%, with job growth of 1.49%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.40%.

Spartanburg, South Carolina Taxes
Spartanburg, South Carolina,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 7.00%.

Spartanburg, South Carolina Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,761, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $33,098.

  ECONOMYSpartanburg, South CarolinaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.60%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.49%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  37.40%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  7.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $20,761$28,051
  Household Income  $33,098$53,046
  Family Median Income  $42,188$64,585
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  26.26%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  8.54%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  11.82%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  10.76%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.69%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.92%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  7.58%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.77%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  4.99%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  1.99%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.68%4.64%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  11.48%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.81%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.64%1.66%
  Legal  1.48%1.17%
  Education, library  8.06%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.80%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.03%5.49%
  Healthcare support  3.88%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  0.81%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  7.29%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.52%3.97%
  Personal care  3.96%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.54%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.04%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  4.96%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  15.72%12.10%
  ECONOMY COMMENTS
  
Noooo Jobs
I lived in Spartanburg for 2 years and mom om still lives there so I visit every few months. Pro: Cheap Housing Cons: Noooo jobs High Crime Rate ... (read more)
No Jobs
It is a small southern town, where the cost of living does not meet the job market. You more than likely would have to have a second... (read more)
the 4 seasons
In Spartanburg it is possible to always see the 4 seasons!!!... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Quality of life
We live in School Dis. 2 in Spartanburg. Spartanburg metro covers a large area These comments are about Spartanburg as a metro and not about any one spot. Like every... (read more)
Clear up issues
One must be very careful when looking at data with regards to Spartanburg and other cities in S.C. because of very tough annexation laws you have to look at a metro... (read more)
Great place to live
Spartanburg is a metro area of almost 300,000 people. It has over 2% of all investment from outside the U.S. It has healthcare that most cities of one million or more... (read more)
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