Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population 2018

Chesterfield County, South Carolina's estimated population is 45,948 with a growth rate of -0.29% 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
201745,948-135-0.29%
201646,083-87-0.19%
201646,170-15-0.03%
201546,18570.02%
201446,178260.06%
201346,152470.10%
201246,105-418-0.90%
201146,523-108-0.23%
201046,6318,05420.88%
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%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,214
Black or African American14,868
Two or More Races862
Some Other Race596
American Indian and Alaska Native283
Asian227
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

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

Chesterfield 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

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Median Age

41.5


Total

40.7


Male

42.4


Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 35,484 adults, (7,281 of which are seniors) in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

63.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,531

51.06%

Male

22,552

48.94%

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
Married84.6%15.4%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male59.9%40.1%
Female50.8%49.2%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,1722.4971.2
Married8,5943.0684.6
Non Family5,5171.1563.6
Female2,9913.1250.8
Male1,0703.0759.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Households

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,7798.84%
9th to 12th Grade4,57814.57%
High School Graduate12,89541.04%
Some College5,29116.84%
Associates Degree2,2607.19%
Bachelors Degree2,3687.54%
Graduate Degree1,2503.98%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,25116,2822,630
Black9,6676,892652
Hispanic952428107
Other Race30812252
Multiple Races25720855
Native American22314478
Asian136136103
Islander202013

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.74%.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,923$32,926$24,569
Less Than High School$17,648$20,600$14,375
High School Grad$27,667$32,290$22,713
Some College$29,696$42,070$24,177
Bachelors Degree$40,861$44,831$38,047
Graduate Degree$51,293$79,643$42,805

$28,923

Average Earnings

$32,926

Average Male

$24,569

Average Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

96.25% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.12% of the population.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,6835,02834.24%
White27,8384,83717.38%
Hispanic1,81494752.21%
Multiple86231636.66%
Other59629048.66%
Native2785118.35%
Asian2273917.18%

24.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.23%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Hispanic, with 52.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Asian, with 17.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.03%.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.46%
High School15.85%
Some College15.74%
Bachelors or Greater7.81%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.50%
Male Unemployed32.37%
Male Employed12.50%
Female Employed10.80%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$35,733$47,533
Families$43,957$54,325
Married Families$54,389$62,337
Non Families$18,372$30,337

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

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

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by War

2,359

Number of Veterans

2,136

Male Veterans

223

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam828
First Gulf War432
Korea282
Second Gulf War213
World War II76

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54644
65 to 74567
75+510
55 to 64482
18 to 34156

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4636.32%
Black8457.59%
Indian3414.47%
2 or More174.20%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

16.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment Status

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Race

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Education

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%
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