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.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Galivants Ferry who work in office and administrative support (12.30%), sales jobs (9.72%), and management occupations (7.54%).
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.
The rate of college-level education in Galivants Ferry is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.99% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Galivants Ferry in 2010 was $17,459, 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 $69,836 for a family of four.
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.