Chesterfield, South Carolina Population 2021

1,391
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Chesterfield is a city located in Chesterfield County South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,391, it is the 139th largest city in South Carolina and the 9002nd largest city in the United States . Chesterfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.86% annually and its population has decreased by -5.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,472 in 2010. Chesterfield reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 4 miles, Chesterfield has a population density of 341 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesterfield is $65,854 with a poverty rate of 15.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $113,700. The median age in Chesterfield is 36.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Chesterfield Demographics

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

  • White: 72.37%
  • Black or African American: 25.31%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Chesterfield, South Carolina is 1,391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,415.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,472.

Chesterfield, South Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,12172.37%
Black or African American39225.31%
Asian241.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.77%
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Chesterfield Population by Race

Chesterfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Chesterfield Median Age

36.9


Total

31.9


Male

41.5


Female

Chesterfield Adults

There are 1,146 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Age Dependency

77

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield Sex Ratio

Female

728

47.00%

Male

821

53.00%

Chesterfield Population by Age

Chesterfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chesterfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.5%50.5%
Male50%50%
All73.6%26.4%
Married77%23%
Non Family89.1%10.9%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesterfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5712.5373.6
Married2613.377
Non Family165089.1
Female973.2249.5
Male482.1750

3.12

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Chesterfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade252.34%
9th to 12th Grade928.61%
High School Graduate35132.83%
Some College26324.60%
Associates Degree12211.41%
Bachelors Degree1019.45%
Graduate Degree11510.76%
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Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White841769186
Black20015524
Asian16166
Islander1212

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 37.50%.

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,273$39,400$29,306
Less Than 9th Grade$$31,023$
High School Graduate$27,443$37,019$23,929
Some College$30,481$37,891$16,364
Bachelors Degree$42,778$43,056$
Graduate Degree$51,458$68,125$47,344

$35,273

Average Earnings

$39,400

Average Male

$29,306

Average Female

Chesterfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chesterfield Language by Age

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Chesterfield Language

98.88% of Chesterfield residents speak only English, while 1.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.70% of the population.

Chesterfield Language

Chesterfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black35615744.10%
White1,072736.81%

15.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.03%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Black, with 44.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is White, with 6.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.77%.

Chesterfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.20%
High School13.88%
Some College7.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.24%

Chesterfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed70.00%
Male Unemployed31.82%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed3.37%

Chesterfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesterfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,815$65,854
Families$59,524$68,564
Married Families$63,321-
Non Families$24,323$57,615
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Income by Household Type

Chesterfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield Married by Age and Sex

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Chesterfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chesterfield Marital Status by Race

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Chesterfield Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea18
First Gulf War4
Second Gulf War3
World War II2

Chesterfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+24
65 to 7412
55 to 647
35 to 547
18 to 343

Chesterfield Veterans by Age

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Chesterfield Veterans by Race

Chesterfield Veterans by Education

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13.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield Employment by Age

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Chesterfield Employment by Race

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Chesterfield 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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59.72%

Born in Chesterfield

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

1.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Chesterfield residents were born in the United States, with 59.72% having been born in South Carolina. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chesterfield Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,391-12-0.86%
20201,403-12-0.85%
20191,415-12-0.84%
20181,427-6-0.42%
20171,433-9-0.62%
20161,442-4-0.28%
20151,446-2-0.14%
20141,448-1-0.07%
20131,449-2-0.14%
20121,451-14-0.96%
20111,465-6-0.41%
20101,4710.00%

Chesterfield Population by Year