Chester, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Chester, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
5,392
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
27.0%
Median Home
$67,700
Median Income
$28,750
Median Rent
$599

Chester SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
5

Chester, SC Crime Report

261
Total Crimes
4,874.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
107.79%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chester
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 261 4,874.9 3,251.8 2,346.0
Violent Crime 65 1,214.0 530.7 387.8
Murder 3 56.0 10.5 6.5
Robbery 4 74.7 59.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 55 1,027.3 420.3 279.7
Property Crime 196 3,660.8 2,721.1 1,958.2
Burglary 22 410.9 448.0 314.2
Larceny 159 2,969.7 1,991.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 15 280.2 282.1 246.0

Chester, SC Cost Of Living

86
Chester's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Chester South Carolina National Average
Overall 86 93 100
Services 104 98 100
Groceries 103 105 100
Health 102 95 100
Housing 45 80 100
Transportation 101 94 100
Utilities 98 105 100

Chester, SC Photos

Springstein Mill
Source: Public Domain
Bank Of America Corporate Center
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Chester in South Carolina

Map Of Chester, SC

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Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2020 5,392 -0.8%
2019 5,433 -0.2%
2018 5,446 -0.9%
2017 5,498 -0.5%
2016 5,527 -0.3%
2015 5,543 -1.1%
2014 5,602 -0.4%
2013 5,622 -1.2%
2012 5,688 -1.1%
2011 5,752 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
39.1% (2,110)
African American
59.0% (3,180)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.4% (22)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (34)
Hispanic
0.9% (46)
Race Chester SC USA
White 39.1% 63.4% 60.1%
African American 59.0% 26.3% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 1.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.6% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 0.9% 5.8% 18.2%

Gender in Chester

Female
51.5% (2,777)
Male
48.5% (2,615)
Gender Chester SC USA
Female 51.5% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (269)
9-12th Grade
18.0% (970)
High School / GED
34.0% (1,833)
Some College
22.0% (1,186)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (539)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (431)
Master's Degree
1.0% (53)
Professional Degree
1.0% (53)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (53)
Education Chester SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 18.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Chester, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
14.1% (75,917)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.3% (71,909)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.1% (92,420)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (54,933)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (69,079)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (106,095)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.6% (41,023)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.8% (14,853)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (6,601)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (6,365)
Income Chester SC USA
Less than $10,000 14.1% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.3% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.1% 9.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.6% 12.4% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.8% 13.4% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 5.2% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 5.1% 8.3%

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