Chester County, South Carolina Population 2018

Chester County, South Carolina's estimated population is 32,301 with a growth rate of -0.41% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chester County, South Carolina is the 29th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201732,301-134-0.41%
201632,4351550.48%
201632,280-110-0.34%
201532,390-35-0.11%
201432,425-297-0.91%
201332,722360.11%
201232,686-176-0.54%
201132,862-284-0.86%
201033,1469763.03%
199032,1702,0226.71%
198030,1483371.13%
197029,811-1,077-3.49%
196030,888-1,709-5.24%
195032,597180.06%
194032,5797762.44%
193031,803-1,586-4.75%
192033,3893,96413.47%
191029,4258092.83%
190028,6161,9567.34%
189026,6602,50710.38%
188024,1535,34828.44%
187018,8056833.77%
186018,122840.47%
185018,0382911.64%
184017,7475653.29%
183017,1822,99321.09%
182014,1892,71023.61%
181011,4793,29440.24%
18008,1851,31919.21%
17906,8660.00%

Chester County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White19,524
Black or African American12,181
Two or More Races539
American Indian and Alaska Native113
Some Other Race39
Asian39

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chester County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chester County, South Carolina Median Age

41.3


Total

40.3


Male

42.7


Female

Chester County, South Carolina Adults

There are 24,910 adults, (5,417 of which are seniors) in Chester County, South Carolina.

Chester County, South Carolina Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

16,531

50.97%

Male

15,904

49.03%

Chester County, South Carolina Households and Families

Chester County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chester County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All73.3%26.7%
Male70.7%29.3%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Female59.1%40.9%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2652.6373.3
Married5,2313.2885.3
Non Family4,3391.1166.2
Female2,1833.8759.1
Male5123.5870.7

3.37

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chester County, South Carolina Households

Chester County, South Carolina Education

Chester County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4426.49%
9th to 12th Grade3,08713.90%
High School Graduate8,24437.13%
Some College4,09218.43%
Associates Degree2,1429.65%
Bachelors Degree2,2079.94%
Graduate Degree9924.47%

Chester County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,95511,4782,177
Black7,8305,826889
Hispanic33724396
Multiple Races928823
Native American544524
Asian393113
Other Race88

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 44.44%.

Chester County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,583$35,912$24,382
Less Than High School$22,554$27,782$15,960
High School Grad$27,041$37,253$21,238
Some College$32,154$40,260$26,817
Bachelors Degree$34,341$40,500$26,875
Graduate Degree$47,432$50,917$46,940

$29,583

Average Earnings

$35,912

Average Male

$24,382

Average Female

Chester County, South Carolina Language

Chester County, South Carolina Language by Age

Chester County, South Carolina Language

98.51% of Chester County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 1.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Chester County, South Carolina Poverty

Chester County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black12,0413,66930.47%
White19,0453,61819.00%
Multiple53123243.69%
Hispanic5886010.20%
Other391230.77%

23.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.32%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester County, South Carolina is Multiple, with 43.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 10.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.77%.

Chester County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.16%
High School20.53%
Some College14.67%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

Chester County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.89%
Male Unemployed33.06%
Female Employed12.09%
Male Employed4.85%

Chester County, South Carolina Income

Chester County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,319$49,133
Families$47,801$58,937
Married Families$61,952$
Non Families$17,957$29,506

Chester County, South Carolina Marital Status

Chester County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Chester County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Chester County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chester County, South Carolina Veterans

Chester County, South Carolina Veterans by War

2,103

Number of Veterans

1,979

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam748
First Gulf War441
Korea238
Second Gulf War156
World War II55

Chester County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74648
35 to 54541
75+441
55 to 64418
18 to 3455

Chester County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5139.73%
Black5295.83%
Hispanic4713.09%
2 or More3220.65%
Indian2138.89%
Asian820.51%

Chester County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

14.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester County, South Carolina Employment Status

Chester County, South Carolina Employment by Age

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

11.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chester County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Chester County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chester County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Chester56075474-133-2.37%
Great Falls19791928-51-2.58%
Fort Lawn895864-31-3.46%
Richburg275263-12-4.36%
Lowrys200196-4-2.00%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990