East Gaffney, South Carolina Population 2021

2,755
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East Gaffney is a city located in South Carolina. East Gaffney has a 2020 population of 2,755. East Gaffney is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -10.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,085 in 2010. East Gaffney reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in East Gaffney is $36,890 with a poverty rate of 22.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $727 per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in East Gaffney is 36.1 years, 33.3 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

East Gaffney Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Gaffneywas:

  • White: 67.59%
  • Black or African American: 20.73%
  • Other race: 7.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.56%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Gaffney, South Carolina is 2,755 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,755.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,085.

East Gaffney, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86267.59%
Black or African American57120.73%
Some Other Race2007.26%
Two or More Races983.56%
Asian240.87%
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East Gaffney Population by Race

East Gaffney Population Pyramid $2021

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East Gaffney Median Age

36.1


Total

33.3


Male

38.3


Female

East Gaffney Adults

There are 2,017 adults, (459 of whom are seniors) in East Gaffney.

East Gaffney Age Dependency

76.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East Gaffney Sex Ratio

Female

1,607

58.33%

Male

1,148

41.67%

East Gaffney Population by Age

East Gaffney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Gaffney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male35.6%64.4%
Female57.4%42.6%
Non Family71.4%28.6%
All71.5%28.5%
Married81.9%18.1%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Gaffney Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9862.7971.5
Married4093.5181.9
Non Family3701.1171.4
Female1484.3157.4
Male594.5935.6

3.61

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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East Gaffney Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26414.35%
9th to 12th Grade39421.41%
High School Graduate57131.03%
Some College30216.41%
Associates Degree1045.65%
Bachelors Degree1508.15%
Graduate Degree552.99%
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East Gaffney Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Gaffney Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,283909163
Black33417142
Hispanic10129
2+ Races9849
Other Race9220
Asian2424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.70%.

East Gaffney Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,438$27,137$27,808
Less Than 9th Grade$21,577$26,111$13,063
High School Graduate$32,768$32,159$33,654
Some College$28,250$$27,350
Bachelors Degree$26,607$$
Graduate Degree$27,031$$38,750

$27,438

Average Earnings

$27,137

Average Male

$27,808

Average Female

East Gaffney Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Gaffney Language by Age

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East Gaffney Language

89.82% of East Gaffney residents speak only English, while 10.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.27% of the population.

East Gaffney Language

East Gaffney Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,79027015.08%
Black57120435.73%
Hispanic25313754.15%
Other2009346.50%

22.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

27.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Gaffney

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Gaffney is Hispanic, with 54.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Gaffney is White, with 15.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.57%.

East Gaffney Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.93%
High School20.49%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

East Gaffney Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed37.18%
Male Employed8.44%
Female Employed8.20%

East Gaffney Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Gaffney Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,907$36,890
Families$34,612$42,476
Married Families$41,779-
Non Families$21,218$23,841
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Income by Household Type

East Gaffney Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

East Gaffney Married by Age and Sex

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East Gaffney Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

East Gaffney Marital Status by Race

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East Gaffney Marital Status

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192

Number of Veterans

175

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
Korea37
Second Gulf War12
World War II11
First Gulf War

East Gaffney Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+115
65 to 7431
55 to 6417
35 to 5417
18 to 3412

East Gaffney Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17712.79%
Black153.78%
Hispanic97.32%

East Gaffney Veterans by Race

East Gaffney Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Gaffney Veterans by Education

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51.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

East Gaffney Employment by Age

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East Gaffney Employment by Race

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East Gaffney Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.46%

Born in East Gaffney

94.63%

Native Born

5.37%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.63% of East Gaffney residents were born in the United States, with 77.46% having been born in South Carolina. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Gaffney Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,7550.00%
20202,7550.00%
20192,755-189-6.42%
20182,944-36-1.21%
20172,980-176-5.58%
20163,156-118-3.60%
20153,274160.49%
20143,25830310.25%
20132,955-138-4.46%
20123,0931725.89%
20112,921-164-5.32%
20103,0850.00%

East Gaffney Population by Year