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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Gaffney is $17,773, which is lower than the state average of $24,222 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Gaffney median household income is $29,943, which has grown by 1.57% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Gaffney residents spend 15.4 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the state average of 23.5 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #217

Gaffney, SC
17,773 USD
South Carolina
24,222 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Gaffney, SC
20,170 USD
South Carolina
26,972 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Gaffney, SC
25,682 USD
South Carolina
31,966 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Gaffney, SC
17,073 USD
South Carolina
22,711 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #248
Gaffney, SC
29,943 USD
South Carolina
45,033 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Gaffney, SC
42,724 USD
South Carolina
61,196 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #263
Gaffney, SC
1.57%
South Carolina
21.44%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income11.69%$16,543, see rank17.72%$16,17821.11%$16,919
Social Security Income37.50%$15,942, see rank33.28%$17,81629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income0.94%$2,976, see rank1.59%$3,0882.82%$3,720
Retirement Income17.39%$18,077, see rank20.18%$22,39117.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Gaffney, SC
39,643 USD
South Carolina
55,506 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Gaffney, SC
53,467 USD
South Carolina
71,602 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
White$32,889, see rank$52,089$56,900
Black$23,506, see rank$29,971$35,600
Hispanic$19,125, see rank$36,646$42,396
Asian$15,515, see rank$54,865$73,244
Two or More Races$16,154, see rank$38,191$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
less than 25$5,893, see rank$22,083$25,788
25 to 44$32,155, see rank$48,649$58,398
45 to 64$31,651, see rank$52,814$65,027
65 or over$24,293, see rank$35,552$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over10,099, see rank3,768,421248,775,628
Male14,650, 46.04%, see rank48.08%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:22,616, 56.26%, see rank65.98%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank1.46%0.73%
Male, Civilian22,616, 56.26%, see rank64.52%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed32,281, 87.19%, see rank89.22%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed3335, 12.81%, see rank10.78%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force22,034, 43.74%, see rank34.02%30.72%
Female15,449, 53.96%, see rank51.92%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:22,532, 46.47%, see rank56.78%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.30%0.11%
Female, Civilian22,532, 46.47%, see rank56.49%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed32,179, 86.06%, see rank89.49%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed3353, 13.94%, see rank10.51%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force22,917, 53.53%, see rank43.22%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over4,299, 100%2,022,019141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone3,460, 80.48%, see rank82.69%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled547, 12.72%, see rank9.32%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.61%5.06%
Walked55, 1.28%, see rank2.10%2.78%
Other Means141, 3.28%, see rank1.66%1.79%
Worked at Home96, 2.23%, see rank3.61%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Gaffney, SC
15.4 minutes
South Carolina
23.5 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,4602,031,997143,435,233
Male12,281, 51.14%, see rank51.32%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2529, 23.19%, see rank28.29%33.12%
Service Occupations2356, 15.61%, see rank16.00%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations2273, 11.97%, see rank17.17%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations216, 0.70%, see rank0.89%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations267, 2.94%, see rank9.53%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2893, 39.15%, see rank21.15%17.94%
Female12,179, 48.86%, see rank48.68%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations2732, 33.59%, see rank37.16%40.04%
Service Occupations2442, 20.28%, see rank21.23%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations2854, 39.19%, see rank33.23%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.19%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.33%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations2151, 6.93%, see rank7.54%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Gaffney, SCSouth CarolinaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over4,460, 100%2,031,997143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining16, 0.36%, see rank1.05%1.96%
Construction116, 2.60%, see rank6.51%6.17%
Manufacturing1,087, 24.37%, see rank13.68%10.43%
Wholesale Trade114, 2.56%, see rank2.70%2.75%
Retail Trade706, 15.83%, see rank12.18%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities165, 3.70%, see rank4.61%4.93%
Information113, 2.53%, see rank1.80%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing91, 2.04%, see rank5.77%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
238, 5.34%, see rank9.52%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance824, 18.48%, see rank21.73%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
372, 8.34%, see rank10.45%9.49%
Public Administration268, 6.01%, see rank5.03%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration350, 7.85%, see rank4.95%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Gaffney, SC%South CarolinaU.S.
Population in Poverty3,37328.57%, see rank18.32%15.59%
Family in Poverty64023.56%, see rank13.89%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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