East Gaffney, South Carolina Population 2020

2,944

East Gaffney is a city located in South Carolina. East Gaffney has a 2020 population of 2,944. East Gaffney is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,085 in 2010. East Gaffney reached it's highest population of 3,274 in 2015.

The average household income in East Gaffney is $36,839 with a poverty rate of 19.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $64,900. The median age in East Gaffney is 37.8 years, 33.4 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.3 males.

East Gaffney Demographics

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

  • White: 69.12%
  • Black or African American: 21.26%
  • Other race: 5.40%
  • Two or more races: 3.33%
  • Asian: 0.88%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Gaffney, South Carolina is 2,944, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,944.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,085.

East Gaffney, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03569.12%
Black or African American62621.26%
Some Other Race1595.40%
Two or More Races983.33%
Asian260.88%

East Gaffney Population Pyramid 2020

East Gaffney Median Age

37.8


Total

33.4


Male

38.9


Female

East Gaffney Adults

There are 2,306 adults, (531 of whom are seniors) in East Gaffney.

East Gaffney Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

East Gaffney Sex Ratio

Female

1,689

57.37%

Male

1,255

42.63%

East Gaffney Households and Families

East Gaffney Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Gaffney Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Non Family73.8%26.2%
All70.7%29.3%
Female57.9%42.1%
Male36.2%63.8%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0462.8170.7
Non Family4611.2773.8
Married3443.5679.4
Female1834.6357.9
Male584.9736.2

3.82

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

5.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Gaffney Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30614.68%
9th to 12th Grade47622.83%
High School Graduate63930.65%
Some College39218.80%
Associates Degree884.22%
Bachelors Degree1326.33%
Graduate Degree522.49%

East Gaffney Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,476924142
Black41727442
Multiple Races9862
Hispanic6817
Other Race51
Asian2626

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 black people with a rate of 10.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,211$39,659$27,741
Less Than High School$25,848$26,116$
High School Grad$31,190$32,381$
Some College$28,576$41,589$27,143
Bachelors Degree$27,083$$33,056
Graduate Degree$41,591$$42,734

$29,211

Average Earnings

$39,659

Average Male

$27,741

Average Female

East Gaffney Language

East Gaffney Language by Age

East Gaffney Language

91.54% of East Gaffney residents speak only English, while 8.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.07% of the population.

East Gaffney Poverty

East Gaffney Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,99232016.06%
Black62615825.24%
Hispanic20210752.97%
Other1598150.94%

19.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.49%

Male Poverty Rate

22.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Gaffney

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Gaffney is Hispanic, with 52.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Gaffney is White, with 16.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.39%
High School14.08%
Some College8.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed56.76%
Male Unemployed32.08%
Male Employed8.50%
Female Employed5.65%

East Gaffney Income

East Gaffney Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,011$36,839
Families$38,406$43,249
Married Families$43,333-
Non Families$26,250$25,835

East Gaffney Marital Status

East Gaffney Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

East Gaffney Married by Age and Sex

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

East Gaffney Veterans

257

Number of Veterans

257

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
Korea28
World War II14
Second Gulf War10
First Gulf War
Name Veterans % of Total
White23014.29%
Hispanic1717.00%
Black142.86%
2 or More1313.27%

$East Gaffney Veterans by Education

7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Gaffney Employment Status

46%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

East Gaffney Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.17%

Born in South Carolina

95.41%

Native Born

4.59%

Foreign Born

3.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.41% of East Gaffney residents were born in the United States, with 82.17% having been born in South Carolina. 3.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,9440.00%
20192,9440.00%
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%