Chesnee, South Carolina Population 2020

971

Chesnee is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 971, it is the 150th largest city in South Carolina and the 10438th largest city in the United States. Chesnee is currently growing at a rate of 1.78% annually and its population has increased by 11.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 868 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Chesnee has a population density of 856 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesnee is $30,280 with a poverty rate of 31.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $656 per month, and the median house value is $90,000. The median age in Chesnee is 48 years, 43.3 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.5 males.

Chesnee Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chesnee was:

  • White: 75.30%
  • Black or African American: 20.93%
  • Other race: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chesnee, South Carolina is 971, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 937.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 868.

Chesnee, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50075.30%
Black or African American13920.93%
Some Other Race142.11%
Two or More Races111.66%

Chesnee Population Pyramid 2020

Chesnee Median Age

48


Total

43.3


Male

52.3


Female

Chesnee Adults

There are 606 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Chesnee.

Chesnee Age Dependency

41

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesnee Sex Ratio

Female

374

56.33%

Male

290

43.67%

Chesnee Households and Families

Chesnee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesnee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
Male75%25%
All60%40%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female45%55%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3202.0660
Non Family1631.1747.2
Married1013.0684.2
Female402.9345
Male162.5675

2.9

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesnee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5710.54%
9th to 12th Grade9317.19%
High School Graduate18934.94%
Some College10319.04%
Associates Degree407.39%
Bachelors Degree499.06%
Graduate Degree101.85%

Chesnee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40129434
Black1248425
Hispanic1711
Other Race1411
Multiple Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.16%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,500$29,514$21,750
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$30,000$30,000$30,000
Some College$22,857$31,250$15,417
Bachelors Degree$21,250$12,500$25,313
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,500

Average Earnings

$29,514

Average Male

$21,750

Average Female

Chesnee Language

Chesnee Language by Age

Chesnee Language

96.53% of Chesnee residents speak only English, while 3.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Chesnee Poverty

Chesnee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White49812525.10%
Black1397453.24%
Multiple11981.82%

31.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.28%

Male Poverty Rate

33.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesnee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesnee is Multiple, with 81.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesnee is White, with 25.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.30%.

Name Poverty
High School37.57%
Less Than High School33.33%
Bachelors or Greater23.73%
Some College8.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed20.49%
Male Employed9.85%

Chesnee Income

Chesnee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$19,853$30,280
Families$32,109$39,124
Married Families$38,393-
Non Families$15,417$21,069

Chesnee Marital Status

Chesnee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesnee Married by Age and Sex

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

Chesnee Veterans

68

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam27
First Gulf War14
Second Gulf War10
World War II9
Korea
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6424
35 to 5417
75+14
65 to 7411
18 to 342
Name Veterans % of Total
White429.25%
Black2619.12%

$Chesnee Veterans by Education

36.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesnee Employment Status

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

41%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chesnee 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

66.11%

Born in South Carolina

95.93%

Native Born

4.07%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.93% of Chesnee residents were born in the United States, with 66.11% having been born in South Carolina. 2.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020971171.78%
2019954171.81%
2018937202.18%
2017917171.89%
2016900121.35%
2015888111.25%
201487760.69%
201387160.69%
201286550.58%
201186030.35%
20108570.00%