Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population 2020

Chesterfield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 45,920 with a growth rate of -0.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chesterfield County, South Carolina is the 25th largest county in South Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201845,754-166-0.36%
201745,920-207-0.45%
201646,127-29-0.06%
201546,156-5-0.01%
201446,161300.07%
201346,131520.11%
201246,079-424-0.91%
201146,503-121-0.26%
201046,6248,04720.86%
199038,5774161.09%
198038,1614,49413.35%
197033,667-50-0.15%
196033,717-2,519-6.95%
195036,2362730.76%
194035,9631,6294.74%
193034,3342,3657.40%
192031,9695,66821.55%
191026,3015,90028.92%
190020,4011,93310.47%
189018,4682,12312.99%
188016,3455,76154.43%
187010,584-1,250-10.56%
186011,8341,0449.68%
185010,7902,21625.85%
18408,5741021.20%
18308,4721,82727.49%
18206,6451,08119.43%
18105,5643486.67%
18005,2160.00%

How Many People Live in Chesterfield County, South Carolina?

45,920

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,01063.03%
Black or African American14,88732.35%
Two or More Races9422.05%
Some Other Race7091.54%
Asian2220.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2190.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.08%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Median Age

42.3


Total

41.3


Male

43.4


Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 35,673 adults, (7,930 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

65.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,382

50.80%

Male

22,642

49.20%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Households and Families

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

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All71%29%
Non Family65%35%
Male61.9%38.1%
Female44%56%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,9772.5271
Married8,4333.0785.6
Non Family5,4911.1665
Female2,9873.2944
Male1,0662.9661.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6898.47%
9th to 12th Grade4,88515.38%
High School Graduate12,84140.44%
Some College5,68117.89%
Associates Degree2,4547.73%
Bachelors Degree2,1186.67%
Graduate Degree1,0863.42%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,27816,4002,414
Black9,8366,934501
Hispanic1,007362115
Other Race33881
Multiple Races33325972
Native American16012036
Asian15711975
Islander212112

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.14%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,001$34,623$25,505
Less Than High School$21,171$23,047$16,600
High School Grad$29,306$34,555$23,715
Some College$28,056$43,038$24,468
Bachelors Degree$40,387$43,125$36,171
Graduate Degree$54,167$86,161$49,075

$30,001

Average Earnings

$34,623

Average Male

$25,505

Average Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

95.98% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.60% of the population.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,6855,01234.13%
White27,4683,93614.33%
Hispanic1,93293248.24%
Other70947867.42%
Multiple94233635.67%
Native2193817.35%
Asian222188.11%

22.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.55%

Male Poverty Rate

22.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Other, with 67.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Asian, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.90%
High School15.23%
Some College12.99%
Bachelors or Greater4.95%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,033$51,767
Families$48,096$59,022
Married Families$58,078-
Non Families$19,976$32,851

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans

2,261

Number of Veterans

2,137

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam930
First Gulf War381
Second Gulf War252
Korea211
World War II39

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5556.71%
Black6405.67%
2 or More399.47%
Indian2716.88%
Hispanic80.62%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

6.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.60%

Born in South Carolina

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.90% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 64.60% having been born in South Carolina. 2.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cheraw58575780-77-1.31%
Pageland27092704-5-0.18%
Chesterfield14651452-13-0.89%
McBee868855-13-1.50%
Jefferson750742-8-1.07%
Ruby355351-4-1.13%
Patrick351347-4-1.14%
Mount Croghan195194-1-0.51%
  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