Gantt, South Carolina facts for kids
|Gantt, South Carolina|
Location of Gantt, South Carolina
|• Total||9.93 sq mi (25.72 km2)|
|• Land||9.91 sq mi (25.67 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||981 ft (299 m)|
|• Density||1,435/sq mi (554.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1222636|
Gantt is a census-designated place (CDP) in Greenville County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 14,229 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Greenville–Mauldin–Easley Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Gantt is located in west-central Greenville County at Dunean.(34.781918, -82.397938). It is bordered to the northeast by the city of Greenville and to the northwest by unincorporated
Interstate 85 passes through the center of the community, with access from exits 44 through 46. I-85 leads northeast 30 miles (48 km) to Spartanburg and southwest 140 miles (230 km) to Atlanta. U.S. Route 25 passes through Gantt as White Horse Road, intersecting I-85 at Exit 44. US 25 leads north 6 miles (10 km) to Parker, a western suburb of Greenville, and south 46 miles (74 km) to Greenwood. Downtown Greenville is 6 miles to the north via US 25 and US 29.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Gantt CDP has a total area of 9.9 square miles (25.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.16%, are water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 13,962 people, 5,361 households, and 3,854 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,387.5 people per square mile (535.9/km²). There were 5,793 housing units at an average density of 575.7 per square mile (222.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 33.86% White, 63.10% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.40% from other races, and 1.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.00% of the population.
There were 5,361 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 23.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.6% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 89.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,811, and the median income for a family was $39,280. Males had a median income of $31,184 versus $22,028 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,106. About 11.7% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.7% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.
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