Gaffney SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
4
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
12,756
Unemployment
7.1%
Poverty
27.7%
Median Home
$107,700
Median Income
$30,058
Median Rent
$607

Rankings for Gaffney in South Carolina

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Map Of Gaffney, SC

Population over time in Gaffney

Year Population % Change
2017 12,756 -0.8%
2016 12,859 2.4%
2015 12,562 -0.0%
2014 12,565 -0.0%
2013 12,569 0.8%
2012 12,473 0.2%
2011 12,452 -0.3%
2010 12,492 -

Crime in Gaffney Per 100k

Crime Gaffney SC USA
Violent Crime 716.4 506.2 382.9
Murder 23.1 7.8 5.3
Robbery 107.8 77.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 531.5 371.5 248.9
Property Crime 3466.3 3195.9 2362.0
Burglary 531.5 623.1 430.4
Larceny 2742.3 2289.1 1694.0
Car Theft 192.6 283.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gaffney

White
56.2% (7,170)
African American
37.5% (4,779)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.9% (115)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.2% (410)
Hispanic
2.2% (282)
Race Gaffney SC USA
White 56.2% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 37.5% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.9% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 2.2% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Gaffney, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
19.1% (243,639)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.1% (141,591)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (201,544)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.5% (197,718)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.3% (118,630)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.6% (147,969)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.3% (93,118)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.8% (86,740)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (25,512)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (17,858)
Income Gaffney SC USA
Less than $10,000 19.1% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.1% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.5% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.3% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.6% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.3% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.8% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Gaffney

Female
52.6% (6,706)
Male
47.4% (6,049)
Gender Gaffney SC USA
Female 52.6% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gaffney for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.1% (776)
9-12th Grade
14.7% (1,877)
High School / GED
35.2% (4,496)
Some College
19.6% (2,505)
Associate's Degree
5.4% (691)
Bachelor's Degree
12.7% (1,618)
Master's Degree
4.3% (543)
Professional Degree
1.2% (153)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (92)
Education Gaffney SC USA
< 9th Grade 6.1% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 14.7% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.2% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 19.6% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 5.4% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.7% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.3% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.1% 1.4%

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