Gaffney, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area SC Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Gaffney, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Gaffney, SC Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 56,832
Population in Households 56,000
Population in Familes 46,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 832
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 21,874
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 15,011
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,697 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,177 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,568 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $87,064
Average Home Value $114,916


Median Household Income $33,630
Average Household Income $47,048
Per Capita Income $18,525
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.34%
Households 0.26% 0.26%
Families 0.07% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.