Chesnee, South Carolina Population 2021

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Chesnee is a city located in Spartanburg County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 989, it is the 152nd largest city in South Carolina and the 10333rd largest city in the United States . Chesnee is currently growing at a rate of 1.64% annually and its population has increased by 13.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 868 in 2010. Chesnee reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Chesnee has a population density of 871 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesnee is $31,546 with a poverty rate of 29.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $674 per month, and the median house value is $89,700. The median age in Chesnee is 46.7 years, 38.7 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Chesnee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chesneewas:

  • White: 79.01%
  • Black or African American: 16.62%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chesnee, South Carolina is 989 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 868.

Chesnee, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54279.01%
Black or African American11416.62%
Some Other Race162.33%
Two or More Races142.04%
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Chesnee Population by Race

Chesnee Population Pyramid $2021

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Chesnee Median Age

46.7


Total

38.7


Male

50.7


Female

Chesnee Adults

There are 621 adults, (120 of whom are seniors) in Chesnee.

Chesnee Age Dependency

36.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesnee Sex Ratio

Female

380

55.39%

Male

306

44.61%

Chesnee Population by Age

Chesnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chesnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family47.3%52.7%
Female50%50%
All61.4%38.6%
Male71.4%28.6%
Married84.7%15.3%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesnee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3242.161.4
Non Family1651.1947.3
Married1113.1184.7
Female343.2150
Male142.2171.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Chesnee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5710.29%
9th to 12th Grade8314.98%
High School Graduate18934.12%
Some College11821.30%
Associates Degree397.04%
Bachelors Degree5810.47%
Graduate Degree101.81%
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Chesnee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chesnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42431942
Black1067726
Hispanic2012
Other Race1612
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.53%.

Chesnee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,250$30,455$23,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$31,477$31,328$31,875
Some College$24,125$31,731$16,607
Bachelors Degree$18,750$$20,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,250

Average Earnings

$30,455

Average Male

$23,000

Average Female

Chesnee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chesnee Language by Age

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Chesnee Language

94.35% of Chesnee residents speak only English, while 5.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.90% of the population.

Chesnee Language

Chesnee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White53514126.36%
Black1144640.35%
Multiple141071.43%
Hispanic23417.39%

29.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.49%

Male Poverty Rate

32.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesnee is Multiple, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesnee is Hispanic, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.38%.

Chesnee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School35.45%
Less Than 9th Grade30.71%
Bachelors or Greater26.47%
Some College10.19%

Chesnee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed18.75%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Male Employed14.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chesnee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesnee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,273$31,546
Families$36,458$40,571
Married Families$39,531-
Non Families$15,938$22,062
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Income by Household Type

Chesnee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesnee Married by Age and Sex

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Chesnee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chesnee Marital Status by Race

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Chesnee Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

48

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War21
Second Gulf War14
World War II3
Korea

Chesnee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6433
35 to 5414
65 to 7411
75+5
18 to 344

Chesnee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White438.83%
Black2421.05%

Chesnee Veterans by Race

Chesnee Veterans by Education

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28.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesnee Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

44.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chesnee Employment by Age

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Chesnee Employment by Race

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Chesnee Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.72%

Born in Chesnee

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

2.48%

Non Citizen

1.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.92% of Chesnee residents were born in the United States, with 64.72% having been born in South Carolina. 2.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chesnee Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021989161.64%
2020973161.67%
2019957161.70%
2018941232.51%
2017918151.66%
2016903131.46%
2015890121.37%
201487870.80%
201387160.69%
201286550.58%
201186030.35%
20108570.00%

Chesnee Population by Year