Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population 2019

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%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,121
Black or African American14,836
Two or More Races1,053
Some Other Race714
Asian210
American Indian and Alaska Native165
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander28

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Median Age

41.9


Total

41.2


Male

42.9


Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 35,660 adults, (7,672 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,442

50.82%

Male

22,685

49.18%

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
Married86.9%13.1%
All71.8%28.2%
Non Family63.6%36.4%
Male63%37%
Female46.4%53.6%

71.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3032.4871.8
Married8,8223.0286.9
Non Family5,3191.1563.6
Female3,1953.0246.4
Male9673.0263

2.95

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6818.46%
9th to 12th Grade4,77115.06%
High School Graduate12,93040.82%
Some College5,55517.54%
Associates Degree2,1776.87%
Bachelors Degree2,3297.35%
Graduate Degree1,2363.90%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,28216,3042,441
Black9,7827,101783
Hispanic1,012370145
Multiple Races36027579
Other Race32910745
Asian13911483
Native American1338950
Islander181811

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 61.11%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,494$33,559$24,465
Less Than High School$19,798$21,295$15,900
High School Grad$27,943$33,211$23,432
Some College$27,877$40,369$23,671
Bachelors Degree$38,446$41,994$35,113
Graduate Degree$53,654$83,854$44,051

$28,494

Average Earnings

$33,559

Average Male

$24,465

Average Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

95.90% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,6415,03334.38%
White27,6754,53416.38%
Hispanic1,92990146.71%
Other71444462.18%
Multiple1,05338336.37%
Native1652917.58%
Asian210167.62%

23.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.38%

Male Poverty Rate

24.20%

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 62.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Asian, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.34%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.77%
High School15.04%
Some College14.76%
Bachelors or Greater8.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.69%
Male Unemployed31.09%
Male Employed11.24%
Female Employed11.19%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,469$49,406
Families$45,067$55,551
Married Families$55,613-
Non Families$20,373$32,414

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

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

2,241

Number of Veterans

2,019

Male Veterans

222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam804
First Gulf War435
Korea230
Second Gulf War230
World War II37

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4206.12%
Black7506.68%
2 or More5210.24%
Indian1914.29%
Hispanic50.39%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

10.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

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