Roebuck is a census-designated place (CDP) in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 2,200 at the 2010 census.
The community was named for Revolutionary War Officer, Benjamin Roebuck.
Roebuck is home to the Walnut Grove Plantation, a preserved 18th-century farmhouse and tourist attraction. One of the daughters of the original owners, Kate Moore, was a scout for General Daniel Morgan during the Battle of Cowpens.
Smith's Tavern was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Roebuck is located at 34°53′3″N 81°57′38″W (34.884195, -81.960597).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.1 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,725 people, 708 households, and 499 families residing in the town. The population density was 403.4 people per square mile (155.6/km2). There were 783 housing units at an average density of 183.1/sq mi (70.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.55% White, 10.84% African American, 1.22% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.70% from other race, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.72% of the population.
There were 708 households, out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.5% were non-families.