The East Gaffney Census Designated Place had a population of 3,017 as of July 1, 2019.
The primary coordinate point for East Gaffney is located at latitude 35.0801 and longitude -81.6329 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the East Gaffney Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.
The East Gaffney Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402428) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The East Gaffney Census Designated Place is located within Gaffney Division of Cherokee County.
|Population in Households||2,849|
|Population in Familes||2,221|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||168|
|Median Household Income||$24,615|
|Average Household Income||$32,220|
|Per Capita Income||$12,137|
|Total Housing Units||1,403 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||706 (50.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||499 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||198 (14.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$60,304|
|Housing Affordability Index2||222|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
The table below compares East Gaffney to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 140||65th|
|Population Density||# 135||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 127||69th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 395||1st|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.