Gaffney employment information

IndexGaffneySouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$17,773$24,222$28,555
Median household income$29,943$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$38,583$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,333$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$25,682$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$17,073$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate6.8%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level28.6%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gaffney is 38% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gaffney is 44% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gaffney is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gaffney is 83% higher than the national average.

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Gaffney median earnings by income bracket

Gaffney employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector32.2%0.7%
Financial & insurance services0.8%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%22.3%
Public administration8.1%3.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.9%1.4%
Education, health & social services9.2%28.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mayo, SC1,234$61,25015%
Boiling Springs, NC4,619$59,03810%
Hickory Grove, SC367$57,3967%
Earl, NC326$50,6945%
Cliffside, NC338$47,14312%
Gaffney, SC12,565$29,94344%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Big Bear City, CA12,563$43,40419%
Palos Heights, IL12,572$77,57545%
Santa Fe, TX12,572$61,55215%
Windsor Locks, CT12,554$67,22226%
Lynden, WA12,579$59,02110%
Gaffney, SC12,565$29,94344%
Source: The Gaffney, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.