Gaffney, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Gaffney, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
12,582
Unemployment
7.8%
Poverty
25.7%
Median Home
$111,100
Median Income
$31,047
Median Rent
$689

Gaffney SnackAbility

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

Gaffney, SC Crime Report

835
Total Crimes
6,665.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
169.11%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gaffney
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 835 6,665.1 3,451.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 102 814.2 511.3 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 9.0 5.0
Robbery 12 95.8 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 85 678.5 390.5 250.2
Property Crime 733 5,850.9 2,940.3 2,109.9
Burglary 88 702.4 533.4 340.5
Larceny 596 4,757.3 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 49 391.1 290.8 219.9

Gaffney, SC Cost Of Living

87
Gaffney's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gaffney South Carolina National Average
Overall 87 94 100
Services 104 102 100
Groceries 99 102 100
Health 100 95 100
Housing 58 80 100
Transportation 91 90 100
Utilities 94 107 100

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Rankings for Gaffney in South Carolina

Map Of Gaffney, SC

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Population over time in Gaffney

Year Population % Change
2019 12,582 0.4%
2018 12,526 -1.8%
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 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gaffney

White
50.0% (6,289)
African American
44.1% (5,550)
American Indian
0.2% (22)
Asian
0.2% (25)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.9% (370)
Hispanic
2.6% (326)
Race Gaffney SC USA
White 50.0% 63.7% 60.7%
African American 44.1% 26.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.6% 5.7% 18.0%

Gender in Gaffney

Female
51.7% (6,502)
Male
48.3% (6,080)
Gender Gaffney SC USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gaffney for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (629)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,761)
High School / GED
37.0% (4,655)
Some College
21.0% (2,642)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (880)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,132)
Master's Degree
5.0% (629)
Professional Degree
1.0% (125)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (125)
Education Gaffney SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gaffney, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
17.7% (223,315)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (86,463)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.9% (200,357)
$25,000 to $34,999
18.7% (234,943)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.8% (148,479)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.6% (145,498)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.4% (105,843)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (87,358)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.3% (16,696)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (9,242)
Income Gaffney SC USA
Less than $10,000 17.7% 7.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.9% 10.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 18.7% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.8% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.6% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.4% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.3% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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