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Gaffney is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 12,574 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Gaffney is the 36th largest community in South Carolina.
Gaffney is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gaffney is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gaffney who work in office and administrative support (15.82%), sales jobs (10.56%) and food service (7.75%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Gaffney spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.46 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Gaffney rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.86% of adults 25 and older in Gaffney have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Gaffney in 2010 was $17,846, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,384 for a family of four. However, Gaffney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gaffney is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Gaffney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gaffney residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gaffney include German, English, Irish and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Gaffney is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,044|
|GAFFNEY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||54.51%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||45.49%|
|TYPE OF GAFFNEY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||69.11%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||12.69%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||13.64%|
|SIZE OF GAFFNEY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.38%|
|AGE OF GAFFNEY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.94%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||39.38%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||41.18%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||12.50%|
|GAFFNEY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$77,137|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$434|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $45,000||18.31%|
|$45,001 - $90,000||42.57%|
|$90,001 - $179,000||32.81%|
|$179,001 - $269,000||4.70%|
|$269,001 - $359,000||1.05%|
|$359,001 - $448,000||0.00%|
|$448,001 - $673,000||0.57%|
|$673,001 - $897,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF GAFFNEY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.24%|
|5 TO 17||16.12%|
|18 TO 24||11.78%|
|25 TO 34||11.41%|
|35 TO 54||24.82%|
|55 TO 64||12.24%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.39%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||77.94%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$27,339|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$17,846|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||28.50%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (26.02%)
Public Service (5.48%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (2.40%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||45.70%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.09%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.45%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||3.07%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (4.55%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (94.84%)
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