Chester, SC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Chester, South Carolina Info Snack

Population
5,408
Unemployment
10.4%
Poverty
27.6%
Median Home
$67,100
Median Income
$26,330
Median Rent
$580

Chester SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
6

Chester, SC Crime Report

295
Total Crimes
5,495.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
121.89%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Chester
/ 100k People
South Carolina
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 295 5,495.5 3,451.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 82 1,527.6 511.3 366.7
Murder 5 93.1 9.0 5.0
Robbery 2 37.3 64.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 70 1,304.0 390.5 250.2
Property Crime 213 3,968.0 2,940.3 2,109.9
Burglary 29 540.2 533.4 340.5
Larceny 174 3,241.4 2,116.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 10 186.3 290.8 219.9

Chester, SC Cost Of Living

85
Chester's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Chester South Carolina National Average
Overall 85 94 100
Services 106 102 100
Groceries 103 102 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 45 80 100
Transportation 94 90 100
Utilities 95 107 100

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
2019 5,408 -0.5%
2018 5,433 -0.2%
2017 5,446 -0.9%
2016 5,498 -0.5%
2015 5,527 -0.3%
2014 5,543 -1.1%
2013 5,602 -0.4%
2012 5,622 -1.2%
2011 5,688 -1.1%
2010 5,752 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
34.5% (1,867)
African American
63.3% (3,425)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (11)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (42)
Hispanic
1.2% (63)
Race Chester SC USA
White 34.5% 63.7% 60.7%
African American 63.3% 26.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 1.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.2% 5.7% 18.0%

Gender in Chester

Female
52.3% (2,826)
Male
47.7% (2,582)
Gender Chester SC USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (270)
9-12th Grade
16.0% (865)
High School / GED
36.0% (1,946)
Some College
21.0% (1,135)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (540)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (432)
Master's Degree
2.0% (108)
Professional Degree
1.0% (54)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (54)
Education Chester SC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 16.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 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
16.1% (87,241)
$10,000 to $14,999
12.4% (67,238)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.9% (101,942)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.1% (60,008)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.4% (56,393)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.3% (104,593)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.9% (37,113)
$100,000 to $149,999
2.6% (14,218)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (8,193)
$200,000 or more
0.7% (3,855)
Income Chester SC USA
Less than $10,000 16.1% 7.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 12.4% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.9% 10.4% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.1% 10.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.4% 13.8% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.3% 18.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.9% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 2.6% 12.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 4.8% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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