Galivants Ferry is a somewhat small town located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 8,713 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Galivants Ferry is the 60th largest community in South Carolina.
Galivants Ferry is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Galivants Ferry is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Galivants Ferry who work in sales jobs (14.46%), office and administrative support (10.35%), and management occupations (8.97%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Galivants Ferry has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Galivants Ferry has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Galivants Ferry than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Galivants Ferry may be for you.
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 11.58% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Galivants Ferry in 2010 was $17,541, which is lower middle income relative to South Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,164 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 Irish, German, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Galivants Ferry is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.