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  • Located in a part of South Carolina known as The Upstate, Spartanburg is close enough to reach either Charlotte, NC or Atlanta, GA within hours, yet it feels like a world away. It's a city with deep roots in the past -- Revolutionary War sites abound. Celebrations are events here; in fact, every holiday is celebrated with fireworks -- outside the city limits, of course.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Spartanburg, SC

  • Low property tax rates! At $6.42, the property tax rate in Spartanburg is lower than the national average of $12.07. Combine this with a lower cost of living than the national average, and your dollar stretches further here. This leaves more disposable income to enjoy fun community events like the RetroFest, the largest annual disco festival in the southeast, and performances at Ballet Spartanburg.
  • Strong rental market! With more than 40% of home inventories rented, versus the national average of just 30%, and more homes vacant in Spartanburg than nationally (16.65% vs. 12.47%), you won't spend forever looking for a rental home, even in popular neighborhoods like Converse Heights to the east or Forest Park in the southern part of the city.
  • History is alive! Not only are homes on average older here than in most other parts of the country, but Spartanburgians take pride in their history. Walnut Grove Plantation, the Seay House, and the Price House are all preserved examples of early 18th century architecture. In downtown, Hampton Heights is a historic neighborhood district known for its Queen Anne and Neoclassical homes and its charming bungalows.
  • Get out and play! Spartanburg has plenty of places to get out and enjoy the area's abundant sunshine and pleasant weather. Catch a live concert at Barnet Park, or ride the mountain bike trails at Duncan Park. Just off of downtown, office workers like to take a break at Hub City Art Park to enjoy the flower garden and sculptures by local artists.
  • Live music abounds! Live music can be found most nights in Spartanburg. The Showroom Gallery & Performance Hall hosts such Southern Rock icons as Southern Culture on the Skids and Carolina Chocolate Drops. Kid Rock, David Allen Coe, and Slayer have all played at Ground Zero. Other popular venues for live music include Delaney's Irish Pub, Nu-Way, and Blues Boulevard.