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Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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Gaffney, South Carolina Info Snack

Gaffney is a town in and the seat of Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States, in the Upstate region of South Carolina. Gaffney is known as the "Peach Capital of South Carolina". The population was 12,539 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 12,597 in 2014. It is the principal city of the Gaffney, South Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area (population 55,662 according to 2012 estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau), which includes all of Cherokee County and which is further included in the greater Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, South Carolina Combined Statistical Area (population 1,384,996 according to year 2012 U.S. Census Bureau estimates).
Population
12,526
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
26.3%
Median Home
$107,200
Median Income
$30,114
Median Rent
$621

1 Reviews & Comments About Gaffney

Overall User Rating
4.0
/5

Dale Q

I lived in Gaffney South Carolina for 6 years and I just moved Lyman SC.

And it's not bad...but I want to move back to Gaffney and I am just bought 2 and a half acres and just as soon as we get our double wide I'll be back there...oh and btw why did you say North Carolina - Lol thanks and your -#10 has my name but it's backwards...you said the city of AllenDale and I found the ironic that my name is DaleAllen....that's funny but I've found South Carolina and I love my state it's really a great state....

Rankings for Gaffney in South Carolina

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Map Of Gaffney, SC

Population over time in Gaffney

Year Population % Change
2017 12,526 -1.8%
2016 12,756 -0.8%
2015 12,859 2.4%
2014 12,562 -0.0%
2013 12,565 -0.0%
2012 12,569 0.8%
2011 12,473 0.2%
2010 12,452 -0.3%
2009 12,492 -
Crime/100k Gaffney SC USA
Violent Crime 811.5 488.3 368.9
Murder 15.6 7.7 5.0
Robbery 148.3 69.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 585.2 362.8 246.8
Property Crime 7084.9 3017.6 2199.5
Burglary 998.8 579.7 376.0
Larceny 5399.5 2156.0 1594.6
Car Theft 686.6 281.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Gaffney

White
53.6% (6,714)
African American
40.5% (5,079)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.7% (91)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (289)
Hispanic
2.8% (353)
Race Gaffney SC USA
White 53.6% 63.7% 61.1%
African American 40.5% 26.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.8% 5.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Gaffney, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
18.6% (233,421)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (128,673)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (182,944)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.4% (217,374)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (149,389)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.7% (146,472)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (93,952)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.8% (72,652)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (19,549)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (8,169)
Income Gaffney SC USA
Less than $10,000 18.6% 767.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 552.1% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 1089.8% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.4% 1098.7% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 1400.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.7% 1840.2% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 1210.8% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.8% 1206.9% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 428.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 404.4% 697.9%

Gender in Gaffney

Female
51.5% (6,450)
Male
48.5% (6,075)
Gender Gaffney SC USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gaffney for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (876)
9-12th Grade
15.0% (1,878)
High School / GED
37.0% (4,634)
Some College
19.0% (2,379)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (751)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (1,252)
Master's Degree
5.0% (626)
Professional Degree
1.0% (125)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Gaffney SC USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 15.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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