Wellford, SC Population

Population: 2,030
Males: 920 (45.3%), Females: 1,110 (54.7%)

Spartanburg County

Zip code: 29385

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $32,426
Median house value: $62,800

Races in Wellford:

  • Black (48.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (46.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), English (4.6%), German (4.4%), Irish (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%), Subsaharan African (1.0%).

Elevation: 860 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wellford

  • High school or higher: 63.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wellford city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

0.4% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Wellford:

  • ALLEN BENNETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; GREER, SC)
  • SPARTANBURG HOSP FOR RESTORATIVE CARE (about 11 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • SPARTANBURG REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wellford:

  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 10 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 24 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 45 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wellford:

  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 11 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Abbreviation: SPA)
  • FAIRVIEW (about 14 miles; LANDRUM, SC; Abbreviation: 33A)
  • GREENVILLE DOWNTOWN (about 20 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GMU)
Amtrak station near Wellford:

  • 12 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wellford:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 11 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 12 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 19 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
Public primary/middle school in Wellford:

  • WELLFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 684 SYPHRIT ROAD; Grades: PK – 03)

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