Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population 2024

44,375

Chesterfield County, South Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 44,375 with a growth rate of 0.79% 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. The 2010 population was 46,612 and has seen a growth of -4.8% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202946,1053460.76%
202845,7593460.76%
202745,4133460.77%
202645,0673460.77%
202544,7213460.78%
202444,3753460.79%
202344,0293460.79%
202243,6833460.8%
202143,337870.2%
202043,250-2,381-5.22%
201945,631-176-0.38%
201845,807-180-0.39%
201745,987-147-0.32%
201646,134-27-0.06%
201546,161-10%
201446,162290.06%
201346,133550.12%
201246,078-420-0.9%
201146,498-114-0.24%
201046,612
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%
193034,3342,3657.4%
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%
18408,5741021.2%
18308,4721,82727.49%
18206,6451,08119.43%
18105,5643486.67%
18005,216-40,889-88.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.79% (346)
County Website
Chesterfield County
County Seat
2010 Population
46,612
Area
799 mi²
Density
56 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.8% (-2,237)
Founded
1785

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,95561.91%
Black or African American13,40230.78%
Two or more races2,2215.1%
Other race6531.5%
Native American1590.37%
Asian1460.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population by Race

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Median Age

42.6

Total

42.2

Male

43.2

Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Adults

There are 33,935 adults, (8,218 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, South Carolina.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Sex Ratio

Female22,18650.96%
Male21,35049.04%

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Population by Age

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,1162.4972.127.9
Married7,3083.1284.715.3
Non Family6,0351.1365.934.1
Female2,6633.7251.648.4
Male1,1102.7972.127.9
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.62%.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,587

Average Earnings

$42,691

Average Male

$29,988

Average Female

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

95.29% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents speak only English, while 4.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Language

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,4873,90715.33%
Black13,2763,81328.72%
Hispanic2,12365030.62%
Multiple2,22152323.55%
Other65325338.74%
Native1592415.09%
Asian146106.85%
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20.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.19%

Male Poverty Rate

21.4%

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 38.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, South Carolina is Asian, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.11%.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.27%
High School17.6%
Some College14.33%
Bachelors or Greater10.79%
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Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.81%
Female Unemployed30.44%
Female Employed9.28%
Male Employed7.5%
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Chesterfield County, South Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,328

Number of Veterans

2,072

Male Veterans

256

Female Veterans

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Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by War

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Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Age

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Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Race

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.25%

Born in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

97%

Native Born

3%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

1.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97% of Chesterfield County, South Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 62.25% having been born in South Carolina. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chesterfield County, South Carolina Place of Birth

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