The East Gaffney Census Designated Place had a population of 2,927 as of July 1, 2020.
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.
|Total Population||2,927 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,770 (94.6%)|
|Population in Families||2,153 (73.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||157 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$28,038|
|Average Household Income||$35,335|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$13,643|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,388 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||655 (47.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||511 (36.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||221 (15.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$61,520|
|Average Home Value||$78,931|
|Housing Affordability Index3||288|
|Average Household Size||2.37|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||1.64%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.21%|
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, 2020 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||# 147||63rd|
|Population Density||# 142||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 364||9th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 324||82nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 389||2nd|
|Diversity Index||# 132||67th|
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