Gaffney Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gaffney, SC

General Gaffney Information

State: South Carolina

County: Cherokee County

Close cities: Blacksburg, SC, Clifton, SC, Mayo, SC, Pacolet, SC, Spartanburg, SC, East Gaffney, SC, Cowpens, SC, Converse, SC

Gaffney Population (census data)
Total 12,945 (-0.1% since 2000)
Male 5,836 (45.1%)
Female 7,109 (54.9%)

Population Density: 1,647 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.8 (US Avg is 100)

Gaffney Elevation: 769 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.86 square miles

Median Household Income: $34,083

Zip Codes: 29342, 29341, and 29340.

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Gaffney Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (52.9%)
  • Black (44.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (16.3%)
  • Irish (6.7%)
  • English (4.8%)
  • German (4.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.7%)

Local Gaffney Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Wofford College, Gardner-Webb University

Gaffney School Information

High Schools
Gaffney Senior High (805 E Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Middle Schools
Gaffney Middle School (805 E Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Granard Middle School (815 West Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC, 29341 - Cherokee County School District District)
John E. Ewing Middle School (171 East Junior High Road, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Alma Elementary (213 Alma Street, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
B D Lee Elementary (401 Overbrook Drive, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Corinth Elementary School (128 Corinth Road, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Draytonville Elementary School (2373 Wilkinsville Highway, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Goucher Elementary (604 Goucher School Road, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Grassy Pond Elementary (1146 Boiling Springs Highway, Gaffney, SC, 29341 - Cherokee County School District District)
Limestone/Central Elementary (727 Pacolet Highway, Gaffney, SC, 29341 - Cherokee County School District District)
Luther Vaughan Elementary (192 Vaughan Road, Gaffney, SC, 29341 - Cherokee County School District District)
Mary Bramlett Elementary (301 Spruce Street, Gaffney, SC, 29340 - Cherokee County School District District)
Northwest Elementary (840 Green River Road, Gaffney, SC, 29341 - Cherokee County School District District)

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