Latest Data (2017)
Population 12,782
Nationwide Rank 2557

Quick Facts

Gaffney, South Carolina is the 2,557th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Gaffney, South Carolina is a city.

Gaffney, South Carolina is currently 6.1% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Gaffney, South Carolina's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Gaffney, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2547 Clarkston, Georgia 12,848 70.6%
2548 Fulton, Missouri 12,844 5.3%
2549 Crowley, Louisiana 12,839 -11.1%
2550 Justice, Illinois 12,836 5.2%
2551 Woodland Park, New Jersey 12,834 16.6%
2552 Lumberton, Texas 12,829 44.0%
2553 Endicott, New York 12,828 -1.2%
2554 Suamico, Wisconsin 12,816 45.6%
2555 Channahon, Illinois 12,805 61.3%
2556 McComb, Mississippi 12,799 -3.9%
2557 Gaffney, South Carolina 12,782 -1.3%
2558 Red Oak, Texas 12,780 123.8%
2559 Wilton Manors, Florida 12,773 0.5%
2560 Plover, Wisconsin 12,772 19.6%
2561 Greenville, Ohio 12,771 -5.9%
2562 Loveland, Ohio 12,770 8.9%
2563 Rantoul, Illinois 12,769 -1.2%
2564 Dover, Ohio 12,766 3.9%
2565 Panama City Beach, Florida 12,757 64.9%
2566 Borger, Texas 12,754 -10.4%
2567 Anna, Texas 12,753 624.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1495 Mauldin 25,130 60.5%
1514 Hanahan 24,885 91.5%
1586 Conway 23,714 86.0%
1609 Greenwood 23,262 3.9%
1629 North Augusta 22,930 29.2%
1675 Simpsonville 22,072 48.7%
1724 Lexington 21,265 99.3%
1737 Bluffton 21,085 817.5%
1740 Easley 21,053 16.1%
2023 Fort Mill 17,557 118.5%
2051 West Columbia 17,265 29.1%
2100 Clemson 16,649 40.3%
2137 North Myrtle Beach 16,310 44.0%
2363 Cayce 14,086 15.2%
2422 Beaufort 13,729 7.9%
2530 Orangeburg 12,954 0.3%
2541 Port Royal 12,886 37.4%
2557 Gaffney 12,782 -1.3%
2646 Irmo 12,250 8.7%
2672 James Island 12,083
2873 Moncks Corner 10,933 76.5%
2982 Forest Acres 10,380 -0.4%
2996 Tega Cay 10,339 143.3%
3004 Newberry 10,302 -0.4%
3269 Lancaster 8,976 8.0%
3298 Laurens 8,887 -8.4%
3304 Georgetown 8,860 -1.7%
3363 Fountain Inn 8,688 39.2%
3405 Clinton 8,503 -6.9%
3457 Seneca 8,340 8.1%
3537 York 8,147 16.4%
3566 Bennettsville 8,038 -15.6%
3634 Union 7,821 -11.0%
3702 Hartsville 7,626 0.8%
3853 Camden 7,168 7.0%
4018 Lake City 6,670 2.9%
4096 Marion 6,472 -8.0%
4108 Dillon 6,444 -0.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 12,782 2,557
2016 12,920 2,529
2015 12,566 2,570
2014 12,597 2,556
2013 12,657 2,539
2012 12,449 2,544
2011 12,431 2,539
2010 12,414 2,525
2009 13,126 2,388
2008 13,110 2,378
2007 12,876 2,392
2006 12,852 2,374
2005 12,820 2,363
2004 12,806 2,344
2003 12,797 2,330
2002 12,917 2,291
2001 12,900 2,273
2000 12,954 2,251
1990 13,616 1,919