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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Gaffney SC General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||12,657||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||12,545||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||0.9%||3.2%|
|Population, 2010 ||12,414||4,625,364|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.2%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.4%||23.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||17.4%||13.7%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||54.0%||51.4% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||50.1%||66.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||45.7%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.9%||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||1.6%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||3.1%||5.1%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||48.9%||64.1% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||89.3%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||2.1%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||4.9%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||77.9%||84.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||18.6%||25.1%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,057||391,660|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||15.4||23.5|
|Housing units, 2010 ||5,784||2,137,683|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||53.1%||69.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||24.4%||17.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$86,800||$137,400|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||4,845||1,780,251|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.43||2.55|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$18,549||$23,943|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$28,598||$44,779|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||26.6%||18.1%|
|Business Attributes||Gaffney||South Carolina|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||1,101||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||2.6%||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||26.7%||27.6% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||201,429||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||5,757||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||434,329||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$33,732||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||45,385||8,383,463|
|Geographic Attributes||Gaffney||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||8.32||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||1,491.4||153.9|
|FIPS Code ||28060||45|
|Counties ||Cherokee County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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