Galivants Ferry is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 9,747 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Galivants Ferry is the 60th largest community in South Carolina.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Galivants Ferry is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Galivants Ferry is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Galivants Ferry who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), sales jobs (12.62%), and management occupations (7.34%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Galivants Ferry has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Galivants Ferry a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Galivants Ferry, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.14 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of people in Galivants Ferry with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.41% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Galivants Ferry in 2010 was $19,036, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $76,144 for a family of four. However, Galivants Ferry contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Galivants Ferry home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Galivants Ferry residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Galivants Ferry include English, Irish, German, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Galivants Ferry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.