Chesterfield, South Carolina Population 2020

1,402

Chesterfield is a city located in South Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,402, it is the 139th largest city in South Carolina and the 8974th largest city in the United States. Chesterfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.64% annually and its population has decreased by -4.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,472 in 2010. Chesterfield reached it's highest population of 1,462 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Chesterfield has a population density of 344 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesterfield is $55,427 with a poverty rate of 20.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $641 per month, and the median house value is $116,400. The median age in Chesterfield is 36.9 years, 32.9 years for males, and 41.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 113.9 males.

Chesterfield Demographics

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

  • White: 66.07%
  • Black or African American: 31.15%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chesterfield, South Carolina is 1,402, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,420.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,472.

Chesterfield, South Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99966.07%
Black or African American47131.15%
Asian201.32%
Two or More Races130.86%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.60%

Chesterfield Population Pyramid 2020

Chesterfield Median Age

36.9


Total

32.9


Male

41.5


Female

Chesterfield Adults

There are 1,130 adults, (250 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield Sex Ratio

Female

707

46.76%

Male

805

53.24%

Chesterfield Households and Families

Chesterfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesterfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family82.2%17.8%
Married70%30%
Male67.9%32.1%
All67.1%32.9%
Female41%59%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5502.5167.1
Married2533.1370
Non Family152082.2
Female1173.0841
Male282.7167.9

3.03

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

2.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade423.98%
9th to 12th Grade12411.76%
High School Graduate33932.16%
Some College25123.81%
Associates Degree989.30%
Bachelors Degree10910.34%
Graduate Degree918.63%

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White762666169
Black26719725
Asian16166
Islander99
Hispanic3

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,083$35,833$27,063
Less Than High School$19,375$20,250$
High School Grad$25,536$30,000$22,614
Some College$29,292$35,313$22,500
Bachelors Degree$42,656$44,531$37,143
Graduate Degree$46,528$62,917$44,107

$31,083

Average Earnings

$35,833

Average Male

$27,063

Average Female

Chesterfield Language

Chesterfield Language by Age

Chesterfield Language

99.07% of Chesterfield residents speak only English, while 0.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Chesterfield Poverty

Chesterfield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black41318845.52%
White969919.39%
Multiple1313100.00%

20.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is White, with 9.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.03%
High School20.55%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed77.78%
Female Employed13.41%
Male Employed2.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chesterfield Income

Chesterfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,000$55,427
Families$54,318$60,610
Married Families$61,384-
Non Families$25,000$38,578

Chesterfield Marital Status

Chesterfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield Married by Age and Sex

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

Chesterfield Veterans

58

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
Korea14
First Gulf War9
World War II3
Second Gulf War3

$Chesterfield Veterans by Education

15.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield Employment Status

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield 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

62.10%

Born in South Carolina

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.48% of Chesterfield residents were born in the United States, with 62.10% having been born in South Carolina. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,402-9-0.64%
20191,411-9-0.63%
20181,420-7-0.49%
20171,427-9-0.63%
20161,436-3-0.21%
20151,439-2-0.14%
20141,441-2-0.14%
20131,4430.00%
20121,443-13-0.89%
20111,456-6-0.41%
20101,4620.00%