Chesterfield, South Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,429 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +8.4%
 
Males: 745  (52.2%)
Females: 684  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

37.4 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 29709.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,458 (it was $25,833 in 2000)
Chesterfield:

$49,458
SC:

$50,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,791 (it was $16,481 in 2000)

Chesterfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,691 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Chesterfield:

$123,691
SC:

$161,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $162,751; detached houses: $172,734; mobile homes: $48,058

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Chesterfield: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.0%
(6.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Chesterfield, SC (2010)
    • 86758.9%White alone
    • 56138.1%Black alone
    • 231.6%Hispanic
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 90.6%Asian alone
    • 20.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Chesterfield, South Carolina as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Chesterfield is 488 to 1.


Crime rates in Chesterfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(73.4)
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)
1
(70.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(605.6)
2
(152.9)
3
(228.5)
3
(227.1)
1
(67.2)
1
(67.9)
1
(69.2)
2
(137.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(70.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(514.0)
9
(662.3)
6
(454.2)
2
(152.9)
3
(228.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(537.3)
8
(543.1)
6
(414.9)
11
(754.5)
4
(275.5)
3
(206.9)
8
(561.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
38
(2,790)
7
(515.1)
10
(757.0)
10
(764.5)
13
(990.1)
5
(378.5)
7
(470.1)
5
(339.4)
8
(553.3)
8
(548.7)
3
(206.6)
8
(551.7)
4
(280.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
62
(4,552)
52
(3,826)
45
(3,407)
35
(2,676)
32
(2,437)
40
(3,028)
45
(3,022)
66
(4,481)
42
(2,905)
44
(3,018)
32
(2,204)
36
(2,483)
18
(1,264)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(146.8)
3
(220.8)
2
(151.4)
3
(229.4)
1
(76.2)
1
(75.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(137.7)
1
(69.0)
1
(70.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(146.8)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)550.7339.2473.9255.4287.1221.8281.4337.4258.6351.2168.7184.8265.4

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City-data.com crime index in Chesterfield, SC

Crime rate in Chesterfield 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:

3.45
South Carolina average:

2.64
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Ancestries: American (11.9%), English (8.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.8%), German (3.5%), Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 294 feet

Land area: 3.44 square miles.

Population density: 415 people per square mile   (low).

Chesterfield, South Carolina map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
South Carolina:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $678 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $425 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Charlotte, NC (53.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (454.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Ruby, SC (2.2 miles ),
Mount Croghan, SC (2.8 miles),
McFarlan, NC (2.9 miles),
Morven, NC (3.2 miles ),
Patrick, SC (3.4 miles ),
Cheraw, SC (3.4 miles ),
Wadesboro, NC (4.0 miles ),
Wallace, SC (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 80.09 W

Area code: 843

Distribution of median household income in Chesterfield, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chesterfield, SC in 2017
Chesterfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $190,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chesterfield, SC residents
Average permit cost in Chesterfield, SC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

3.3%
Most common industries in Chesterfield, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.6%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.4%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.7%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Apparel (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Chesterfield, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.0%)

Average climate in Chesterfield, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Chesterfield, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.8. This is better than average.

City:

59.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.72. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.72
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00017. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00017
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Chesterfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Chesterfield town center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesterfield-area historical earthquake activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 86% 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 149.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 116.5 miles away from Chesterfield center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 12.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 161.4 miles away from Chesterfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chesterfield County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chesterfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chesterfield:

  • CHESTERFIELD CR (817 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF CHESTERFIELD COUNTY (700 WEST BOULEVARD PO BOX 293)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Chesterfield:

  • CHARLES M. INGRAM SR. COMM. RE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHESTERFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • CHERAW HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHERAW, SC)
  • ANSON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WADESBORO, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesterfield:

  • Richmond Community College (about 25 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Wingate University (about 27 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 38 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Stanly Community College (about 43 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Francis Marion University (about 45 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 3,624)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 51 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 51 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)

Public high school in Chesterfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chesterfield:

See full list of schools located in Chesterfield

Library in Chesterfield:

  • CHESTERFIELD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $445,811; Location: 119 W. MAIN STREET; 71,699 books; 1,090 audio materials; 837 video materials; 35 state licensed databases; 202 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Northeastern Technical College is a local, two-year, associate degree granting institution located in Cheraw, SC serving Chesterfield, Marlboro and Dillon Counties

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Chesterfield City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tavern Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Chesterfield County History Museum (200 East Main Street), Chesterfield Visitors Center and Gift Shop (200 East Main Street).

Hotel: Chesterfield Motel (321 East Boulevard).

Courts: Chesterfield County Drug Court Office (100 Main), Clerk Of Court (200 West Main), Family Court (200 West Main).

Chesterfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CHESTERFIELD RURAL WATER (1320003) (Population served: 18,499, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHESTERFIELD TOWN OF (1310002) (Address: WATERPLANT RD , Population served: 1,489, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.1%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Chesterfield in 2010:

  • 113 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
13 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Chesterfield (2011 data):

  • Carolina Bank & Trust Co.: Chesterfield Branch at 166 Olde Towne Center, branch established on 1969/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $358.5 mil, Deposits: $314.2 mil, headquarters in Lamar, SC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: First Carolina Bancshares Corporation
  • First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc.: Chesterfield Branch at 403 West Main Street, branch established on 1929/02/04. Info updated 2011/08/24: Bank assets: $8,104.0 mil, Deposits: $6,880.8 mil, headquarters in Columbia, SC, positive income, 197 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Chesterfield:

Marital status in Chesterfield, SC
  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Chesterfield:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
South Carolina average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chesterfield, SC (based on Chesterfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,84677
Mainline Protestant5,24643
Black Protestant3,34720
Other6863
Catholic1522
None23,457-
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: 14
This county:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Chesterfield County:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Chesterfield County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chesterfield County:

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chesterfield County:

31.4%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
South Carolina:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chesterfield:

43.1%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Chesterfield:

29.8
South Carolina:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.3%
South Carolina:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.9%
South Carolina:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
South Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chesterfield:

37.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Chesterfield:

52.6%
South Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Chesterfield:

77.2%
South Carolina:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chesterfield, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,061$33,1833$2,841
Other Government Administration 3$10,826$43,3047$1,600
Parks and Recreation 2$4,745$28,4701$673
Police - Other 1$2,781$33,3720$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$200
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$779
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,057
Totals for Government 10$29,413$35,29614$7,150

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $2,097,000 ($1467.46)
    Police Protection: $498,000 ($348.50)
    General Public Buildings: $349,000 ($244.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $314,000 ($219.73)
    Central Staff Services: $66,000 ($46.19)
    General - Other: $63,000 ($44.09)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($11.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $719,000 ($503.15)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $479,000 ($335.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $203,000 ($142.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $879,000 ($615.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $83,000 ($58.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $138,000 ($96.57)
    General Revenue - Other: $132,000 ($92.37)
    Rents: $45,000 ($31.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($4.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($349.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $32,000 ($22.39)
    Other: $8,000 ($5.60)
  • Tax - Property: $498,000 ($348.50)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $206,000 ($144.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($58.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($18.19)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,198,000 ($2937.72)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,004,000 ($2801.96)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $534,000 ($373.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $340,000 ($237.93)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $194,000 ($135.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $516,000 ($361.09)

4.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,923 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
South Carolina average:

7.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Darlington County, SC  0.61% ($41,756 average AGI)
from Union County, NC  0.48% ($31,451)
from Marlboro County, SC  0.41% ($28,033)


4.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
South Carolina average:

6.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, NC  0.50% ($28,562 average AGI)
to Darlington County, SC  0.46% ($29,567)
to Marlboro County, SC  0.42% ($27,000)
Businesses in Chesterfield, SC
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Wendy's1
Quiznos1YMCA1
Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Chesterfield:

  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WJMX (970 AM; 10 kW; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRE (1420 AM; 1 kW; CHERAW, SC; Owner: ORR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chesterfield:

  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WRML (102.3 FM; PAGELAND, SC; Owner: ROBERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBZF (98.5 FM; HARTSVILLE, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chesterfield:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOLO-TV (Channel 25; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W66DE (Channel 50; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPM-TV (Channel 33; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • Chesterfield, South Carolina
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • South Carolina average
  • Fatal accident count11251
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16541
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3741
  • Fatalities12465
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27456
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1431
See more detailed statistics of Chesterfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 85.1mTotal length
  • $1,907,000Total costs
  • 51,167Total average daily traffic
  • 2,801Total average daily truck traffic
  • 80,522Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Chesterfield, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Chesterfield, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chesterfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chesterfield, SC)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • INDIAN CRK, N. Side Of Cedar Point Rd, 0.45 Miles W Of Int Or Hwy 45 (Lat: 34.710972 Lon: -80.118667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.6 m, Call Sign: WNTV880,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6660.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2018, Expiration Date: 10/07/2028, Registrant: South Carolina Public Service Authority, One Riverwood Drive, Moncks Corner, SC 29461-2901, Phone: (843) 761-8000, Fax: (843) 761-4010, Email:
  • CHESTERFIELD, Krista Lane (Lat: 34.743500 Lon: -80.127278), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.3 m, Call Sign: WPNG637,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SAM JONES BS, 2716 Hunts Mill Road (Lat: 34.642694 Lon: -80.042528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQSZ295, Licensee ID: L00068542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: Kirby Wayne, Registrant: Sandhill Telephone Coop, 122 S Main St, Jefferson, SC 29718, Phone: (843) 658-9003, Fax: (843) 658-7020, Email:
  • ZOAR ROAD BS, 2074 Zoar Road (Lat: 34.756639 Lon: -80.030611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQSZ300, Licensee ID: L00068542,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 12/12/2013, Expiration Date: 12/12/2023, Certifier: Kirby Wayne, Registrant: Sandhill Telephone Coop, 122 S Main St, Jefferson, SC 29718, Phone: (843) 658-9003, Fax: (843) 658-7020, Email:
  • UPPER TOWER, Jct Goodale Rd & Price Circle (Lat: 34.721667 Lon: -80.093056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQXQ763,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 17980.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 05/11/2016, Expiration Date: 05/11/2026, Certifier: Denise Douglass, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • 911 CENTER, 109 Scotch Rd (Lat: 34.734528 Lon: -80.085056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WQXQ764,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 05/11/2016, Expiration Date: 05/11/2026, Certifier: Denise Douglass, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • LOWER TOWER, Virgil Watson Road, 1.0km S Of (Lat: 34.720167 Lon: -80.095611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 99 m, Overall height: 100 m, Call Sign: WQXS511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19540.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 05/25/2016, Expiration Date: 05/25/2026, Certifier: Denise Douglass, Registrant: Intelpath, 111 Fuller Rd, Hinsdale, IL 60521, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chesterfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: MALLORY CHRISTOPHER L RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 492CM , Serial Number: 81532, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 03/16/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry M Rivers, 367 Indian Creek Ln, Chesterfield, SC 29709
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5786A , Serial Number: 28386, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 02/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/1999
    Registrant (Individual): David L Brigman, 935 Arnold Sellers Rd, Chesterfield, SC 29709
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 5790V , Serial Number: 28R-7703153, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/28/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Turbo Aviation LLC, 1399 Highway 145 S, Chesterfield, SC 29709
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9999H , Serial Number: 28-10855, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/07/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Shannon V Rivers, 375 Indian Creek Ln, Chesterfield, SC 29709

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2017, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Chesterfield, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.7%), and Structure Fires (33.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Chesterfield, SC
    • 10858.7%Outside Fires
    • 6233.7%Structure Fires
    • 116.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chesterfield, SC
Most common first names in Chesterfield, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8468.4 years
John6670.8 years
William6572.6 years
Mary6275.6 years
Robert5067.5 years
Annie3179.7 years
Charles2262.0 years
Thomas2070.5 years
Henry1773.9 years
Ruth1576.6 years
Most common last names in Chesterfield, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rivers7572.8 years
Davis6071.1 years
Sellers5675.3 years
Smith4474.2 years
Adams3874.9 years
Campbell3771.3 years
Watson3374.6 years
Lisenby3373.2 years
Teal2873.2 years
Melton2870.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chesterfield, SC
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 17.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chesterfield, SC
  • 89.8%Electricity
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Chesterfield compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Chesterfield on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 7 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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