Gaffney, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Gaffney, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
12,733
Unemployment
9.5%
Poverty
28.2%
Median Home
$104,900
Median Income
$31,355
Median Rent
$711

Gaffney SnackAbility

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

Gaffney, SC Crime Report

835
Total Crimes
6,665.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
184.10%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gaffney
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 835 6,665.1 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 102 814.2 530.7 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 12 95.8 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 85 678.5 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 733 5,850.9 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 88 702.4 448.0 314.2
Larceny 596 4,757.3 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 49 391.1 282.1 246.0

Gaffney, SC Cost Of Living

86
Gaffney's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gaffney South Carolina National Average
Overall 86 93 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 98 105 100
Health 109 95 100
Housing 58 80 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 97 105 100

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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
2020 12,733 1.7%
2019 12,526 -1.8%
2018 12,756 -0.8%
2017 12,859 2.4%
2016 12,562 -0.0%
2015 12,565 -0.0%
2014 12,569 0.8%
2013 12,473 0.2%
2012 12,452 -0.3%
2011 12,492 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gaffney

White
50.4% (6,416)
African American
42.5% (5,409)
American Indian
0.2% (25)
Asian
0.1% (14)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (1)
Two Or More
3.8% (485)
Hispanic
3.0% (383)
Race Gaffney SC USA
White 50.4% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 42.5% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.1% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.8% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.0% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Gaffney

Female
51.5% (6,552)
Male
48.5% (6,181)
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
3.0% (381)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,782)
High School / GED
38.0% (4,838)
Some College
18.0% (2,291)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,145)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (1,145)
Master's Degree
7.0% (891)
Professional Degree
1.0% (127)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (127)
Education Gaffney SC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 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
17.1% (218,280)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (129,163)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (176,541)
$25,000 to $34,999
16.1% (204,461)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.2% (167,799)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.3% (157,082)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.8% (111,678)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.8% (74,170)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (18,048)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (16,074)
Income Gaffney SC USA
Less than $10,000 17.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 16.1% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.2% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.3% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.8% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 5.1% 8.3%

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