Chesnee, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 920 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 422  (45.9%)
Females: 498  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29323.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,927 (it was $25,089 in 2000)
Chesnee:

$19,927
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,079 (it was $12,993 in 2000)

Chesnee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,711 (it was $57,300 in 2000)
Chesnee:

$91,711
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $161,764; detached houses: $173,841; mobile homes: $11,029

Median gross rent in 2017: $709.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chesnee: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.0%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.4% for Black residents, 90.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chesnee, SC (2010)
    • 56565.1%White alone
    • 23527.1%Black alone
    • 384.4%Hispanic
    • 232.6%Two or more races
    • 50.6%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone

Races in Chesnee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Chesnee, South Carolina as of January 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chesnee is 20 to 1.


Crime rates in Chesnee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(94.6)
1
(93.5)
1
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(223.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(107.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(96.8)
2
(192.7)
4
(378.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(276.8)
1
(89.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(225.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(223.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(108.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(580.8)
12
(1,156)
16
(1,514)
5
(467.7)
12
(1,107)
3
(269.1)
6
(683.4)
2
(226.5)
8
(902.9)
3
(336.3)
2
(223.2)
1
(110.3)
1
(108.5)
3
(322.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(968.1)
9
(867.1)
9
(851.5)
12
(1,123)
14
(1,292)
15
(1,345)
21
(2,392)
5
(566.3)
17
(1,919)
6
(672.6)
5
(558.0)
5
(551.3)
5
(542.3)
6
(645.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
35
(3,388)
45
(4,335)
62
(5,866)
57
(5,332)
40
(3,690)
44
(3,946)
58
(6,606)
54
(6,116)
39
(4,402)
21
(2,354)
51
(5,692)
31
(3,418)
37
(4,013)
25
(2,691)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(677.6)
3
(289.0)
4
(378.4)
5
(467.7)
5
(461.3)
4
(358.7)
2
(227.8)
3
(339.8)
1
(112.9)
2
(224.2)
2
(223.2)
2
(220.5)
5
(542.3)
5
(538.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(113.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(112.1)
1
(111.6)
1
(110.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(215.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)402.7546.2816.5497.7653.1361.4677.7356.7567.7226.5574.8215.0296.1346.6

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City-data.com crime index in Chesnee, SC

Crime rate in Chesnee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.51
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: American (16.8%), English (8.0%), Irish (3.9%), European (2.9%), Norwegian (2.9%), Russian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 913 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,024 people per square mile   (low).

Chesnee, South Carolina map

32 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $607 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $537 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greenville, SC (36.4 miles , pop. 56,002).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (58.5 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (497.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mayo, SC (2.1 miles ),
Macedonia, SC (2.1 miles ),
Cliffside, NC (2.8 miles ),
Henrietta, NC (2.9 miles ),
Boiling Springs, SC (3.1 miles ),
Cowpens, SC (3.1 miles ),
Caroleen, NC (3.1 miles ),
Fingerville, SC (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 35.15 N, Longitude: 81.86 W

Area code: 864

Distribution of median household income in Chesnee, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chesnee, SC in 2017

Property values in Chesnee, SC

Chesnee satellite photo by USGS

Chesnee tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Chesnee, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (10.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.1%)
  • Private households (3.7%)
  • Food (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Chesnee, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)

Average climate in Chesnee, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chesnee, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2015 was 51.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00000. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00000
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Chesnee-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Chesnee city center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 27.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesnee-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.2 miles away from Chesnee center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 126.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.9 miles away from Chesnee center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 184.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from Chesnee center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spartanburg County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesnee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Chesnee:

  • AUTUMN CARE OF FOREST CITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FOREST CITY, NC)
  • SUMMIT HILLS SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF SC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • SPARTANBURG DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • DCI EAST SPARTANBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • SKYLYN PLACE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)
  • MARY BLACK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; SPARTANBURG, SC)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Chesnee:

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Amtrak station near Chesnee:

  • 15 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesnee:

  • University of South Carolina-Upstate (about 13 miles; Spartanburg, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,994)
  • Gardner-Webb University (about 13 miles; Boiling Springs, NC; FT enrollment: 4,241)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 14 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • Limestone College (about 14 miles; Gaffney, SC; FT enrollment: 2,758)
  • Spartanburg Community College (about 15 miles; Spartanburg, SC; FT enrollment: 4,309)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 23 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • North Greenville University (about 30 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)

Public high school in Chesnee:

  • CHESNEE HIGH (Students: 478, Location: 795 SOUTH ALABAMA AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Chesnee:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Chesnee City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Carolina Foothills Resort (Recreation Areas; 90 Carolina Foothills D), Dixie Gold Cash Advance (Amusement & Theme Parks; 107 West Cherokee Street), Quick Silver Amusement (1251 Rutherfordton Highway).

Spartanburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chesnee and their reported violations in the past:

DANIEL MORGAN WTR DISTRICT-NC (Serves NC, Population served: 220, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2008), St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2007), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2007)
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chesnee that have no violations reported:

  • LCF WATER DISTRICT (4220010) (Population served: 15,142, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DANIEL MORGAN WATER DISTRICT (1120001) (Population served: 3,885, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Chesnee (2011 data):

  • Arthur State Bank: Chesnee Branch at 110 Alabama Avenue, branch established on 1932/08/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $565.1 mil, Deposits: $483.4 mil, headquarters in Union, SC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Jco Partners Ii, L.P.
  • SunTrust Bank: Chesnee Branch 734 at 303 S. Alabama Avenue, branch established on 2000/06/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Chesnee:

Marital status in Chesnee, SC
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 6.2%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Chesnee:

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
South Carolina average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chesnee
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chesnee, SC (based on Spartanburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant110,676323
Mainline Protestant25,25287
Black Protestant10,18738
Catholic5,3112
Other4,36920
Orthodox2701
None128,242-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Spartanburg County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 22
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 148
Spartanburg County:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 209
Spartanburg County:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.3%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.3%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chesnee:

45.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chesnee:

38.0%
South Carolina:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Chesnee:

28.7
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chesnee:

6.7
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chesnee:

30.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Chesnee:

50.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Chesnee:

77.8%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chesnee, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$13,804$27,6080$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,699$22,1940$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,327$27,9247$2,567
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 9$19,830$26,4407$2,567

Chesnee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $322,000 ($350.00)
    Sewerage: $191,000 ($207.61)
    General - Other: $153,000 ($166.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $115,000 ($125.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $106,000 ($115.22)
    Central Staff Services: $92,000 ($100.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($20.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $37,000 ($40.22)
    Police Protection: $32,000 ($34.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $316,000 ($343.48)

Chesnee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $251,000 ($272.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($27.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $242,000 ($263.04)
    Electric Utilities: $56,000 ($60.87)
    Gas Utilities: $24,000 ($26.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $160,000 ($173.91)
  • Tax - Property: $333,000 ($361.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($71.74)

Chesnee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($22.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,000 ($19.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($3.26)

Chesnee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $98,000 ($106.52)

6.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($150 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Greenville County, SC  1.66% ($45,807 average AGI)
from Cherokee County, SC  0.36% ($33,956)
from Union County, SC  0.13% ($41,733)


4.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Spartanburg County:

0.02%
South Carolina average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Greenville County, SC  1.32% ($48,235 average AGI)
to Cherokee County, SC  0.30% ($34,990)
to Union County, SC  0.13% ($30,237)
Businesses in Chesnee, SC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Curves1McDonald's1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesnee:

  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WORD (950 AM; 5 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSPA (910 AM; 4 kW; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFGN (1180 AM; daytime; 3 kW; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: HOPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesnee:

  • WYFG (91.1 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSSL-FM (100.5 FM; GRAY COURT, SC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGWG (88.3 FM; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Owner: GARDNER-WEBB JUNIOR COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAV-FM (101.9 FM; GASTONIA, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMUU-FM (94.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WMUU, INC.)
  • WEPR (90.1 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WROQ (101.1 FM; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: OBC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOLT (103.3 FM; GREER, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chesnee:

  • WSQY-LP (Channel 66; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WRET-TV (Channel 49; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBSC-TV (Channel 40; ANDERSON, SC; Owner: ANDERSON (WFBC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • Chesnee, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count9400
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13709
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3034
  • Fatalities10440
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents23344
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents858
See more detailed statistics of Chesnee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 80.8mTotal length
  • $2,626,000Total costs
  • 94,667Total average daily traffic
  • 9,586Total average daily truck traffic
  • 142,200Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chesnee, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chesnee, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chesnee)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Chesnee, SC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COOLEY SPRINGS, 31 Minnow Farm Road (Cooley Springs - Greenville, Sc Msa) (Lat: 35.130722 Lon: -81.900750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQIT345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/2008, Expiration Date: 05/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Alabama Avenue Between Chester And York Streets (Lat: 35.146778 Lon: -81.861472), Call Sign: KUA284, Licensee ID: L00120737,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.600 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Chesnee Telephone Company, Inc., - 208 S. Alabama Ave., Chesnee, SC 29323

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chesnee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: RANS RANS S-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2707T , Serial Number: 0395569, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/29/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Ronnie E Duckett, 734 Island Ford Rd, Chesnee, SC 29323
  • Aircraft: SNIDER RICHARD O SONEX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 517F , Serial Number: 1046, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Mitchel T Lindsey, 654 Green River Rd, Chesnee, SC 29323
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 598MC , Serial Number: 18280206, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/2017
    Registrant (LLC): Davis Contracting LLC, 1072 Rabbit Moffitt Rd, Chesnee, SC 29323
  • Aircraft: DJI INSPIRE 1 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 745HP , Serial Number: W13DCA16020497, Certificate Issue Date: 05/31/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Acr Productions Inc, 725 Peachtree Rd, Chesnee, SC 29323
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7856G , Serial Number: 17259556, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 06/23/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Lindsey T Mitchell, 654 Green River Rd, Chesnee, SC 29323
  • Aircraft: DUNCAN JOHN V DUSTER BJ1B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9054P , Serial Number: 341, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 02/28/1979
    Registrant (Individual): John V Duncan, 121 Gray Fox Run, Chesnee, SC 29323
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/29/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$55,4102$221,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$168,070
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$94,550
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$71,070
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0223.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesnee, SC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Chesnee, SC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 116. The highest number of fire incidents - 206 took place in 2016, and the least - 28 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chesnee, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.9%), and Structure Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chesnee, SC
    • 86343.9%Outside Fires
    • 80641.0%Structure Fires
    • 24412.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 522.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesnee, SC
Most common first names in Chesnee, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9972.0 years
William8173.0 years
John6773.5 years
Mary6175.0 years
Robert4769.8 years
George3173.9 years
Charles3071.8 years
Annie2578.1 years
Thomas2565.8 years
Ruth2578.9 years
Most common last names in Chesnee, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jolley5378.1 years
Henderson5276.3 years
Scruggs4974.4 years
Cash4474.1 years
Martin3977.0 years
Smith3974.5 years
Cantrell3875.8 years
Wall3373.5 years
Johnson3069.0 years
Wilson3077.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chesnee, SC
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 26.2%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chesnee, SC
  • 70.1%Electricity
  • 17.5%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chesnee compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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