Chester SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
6

Chester, SC Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Chester, South Carolina Info Snack

Chester is a small rural city in Chester County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 5,607 at the 2010 census, down from 6,476 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Chester County.
Population
5,446
Unemployment
14.0%
Poverty
27.2%
Median Home
$73,800
Median Income
$23,919
Median Rent
$546

Rankings for Chester in South Carolina

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Map Of Chester, SC

Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2017 5,446 -0.9%
2016 5,498 -0.5%
2015 5,527 -0.3%
2014 5,543 -1.1%
2013 5,602 -0.4%
2012 5,622 -1.2%
2011 5,688 -1.1%
2010 5,752 -

Crime in Chester Per 100k

Crime Chester SC USA
Violent Crime 788.7 506.2 382.9
Murder 18.3 7.8 5.3
Robbery 110.1 77.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 642.0 371.5 248.9
Property Crime 4292.0 3195.9 2362.0
Burglary 715.3 623.1 430.4
Larceny 3411.6 2289.1 1694.0
Car Theft 165.1 283.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
28.0% (1,526)
African American
69.2% (3,767)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.6% (35)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (52)
Hispanic
1.2% (66)
Race Chester SC USA
White 28.0% 63.8% 61.5%
African American 69.2% 27.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 1.5% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.2% 5.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Chester, South Carolina

Less than $10,000
15.7% (85,502)
$10,000 to $14,999
17.9% (97,483)
$15,000 to $24,999
17.9% (97,483)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (45,746)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.1% (55,004)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (91,492)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.5% (29,953)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.6% (25,051)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (9,258)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (7,624)
Income Chester SC USA
Less than $10,000 15.7% 8.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 17.9% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17.9% 11.5% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 11.2% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.1% 14.3% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.3% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.5% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.6% 11.5% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 3.6% 6.3%

Gender in Chester

Female
54.9% (2,990)
Male
45.1% (2,455)
Gender Chester SC USA
Female 54.9% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.2% (446)
9-12th Grade
15.7% (853)
High School / GED
41.0% (2,235)
Some College
15.8% (860)
Associate's Degree
3.4% (184)
Bachelor's Degree
8.8% (479)
Master's Degree
4.1% (220)
Professional Degree
0.7% (37)
Doctorate Degree
2.3% (127)
Education Chester SC USA
< 9th Grade 8.2% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 15.7% 9.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 41.0% 29.4% 27.3%
Some College 15.8% 20.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 3.4% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.8% 17.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.1% 7.3% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.3% 1.1% 1.4%

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