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Chesterfield County, South Carolina (SC)

County population in 2017: 47,361 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 42,768 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,644
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,596
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,618
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,933 (it was 3,939 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

31%

Land area: 799 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chesterfield County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (34.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chesterfield County, SC (2017)
    • 28,72767.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,02835.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0694.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,0372.4%Two or more races
    • 2210.5%Asian alone
    • 1510.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 630.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

42.3 years
South Carolina median age:

39.4 years
Males: 23,258  (49.1%)
Females: 24,103  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Chesterfield County:

2.0 people
South Carolina:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,879 ($29,483 in 1999)
This county:

$39,879
South Carolina:

$50,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $426 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $516)
This county:

$426
State:

$665


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,413 (it was $54,400 in 2000)
Chesterfield:

$88,413
South Carolina:

$161,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,296 - $154,555
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $919
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Institutionalized population: 455

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 112
  • Burglaries: 237
  • Thefts: 378
  • Auto thefts: 71

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 117
  • Burglaries: 257
  • Thefts: 472
  • Auto thefts: 74
Chesterfield County, SC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 222 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 1998: 237 buildings, average cost: $41,800
  • 1999: 248 buildings, average cost: $41,900
  • 2000: 244 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2001: 90 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2003: 120 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2004: 99 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2005: 97 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2007: 76 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2008: 66 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2011: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2014: 46 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2015: 56 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2016: 51 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2017: 65 buildings, average cost: $156,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Chesterfield, SC residents
Average permit cost in Chesterfield, SC
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $477 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $296 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Chesterfield, SC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Chesterfield, SC in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chesterfield, SC in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.0%
Chesterfield County:

22.0%
South Carolina:

15.4%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 43.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 54.8% for other race residents, 32.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 42.3 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 43.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 40.8 years old, American Indian residents: 48.9 years old, Asian residents: 29.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.8 years old, Other race residents: 19.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chesterfield County is $424 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $575 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cheraw, Pageland, Chesterfield, McBee, Jefferson, Patrick, Ruby, Mount Croghan.

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

2018 air pollution in Chesterfield County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.032 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chesterfield County: Aarons Temple (A), Camp Pee Dee (B), Pine Hill Baptist Retreat (C), Wallace Fire Department Smithville (D), Wallace Fire Department Hair Town (E), Blenheim Fire Department Brownsville (F), Blenheim Fire Department Drake (G), Blenheim Fire Department Stoneaway (H), Blenheim Fire Department Monroe Crossroad (I), Brightsville Fire Department (J), Clio Rural Fire Department Clio (K), Clio Rural Fire Department Eastside (L), Federal Correctional Institution at Bennetsville (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chesterfield County include: Reedy Branch Church (A), Saint Marks Church (B), Sardis Church (C), Shiloh Church (D), Piney Plain Church (E), Pine Grove Church (F), Pee Dee Church (G), Parnassus Church (H), Old Smyrna Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Newton Cemetery (1), Beauty Spot Cemetery (2), Beaverdam Cemetery (3), Quick Cemetery (4), Lucas Cemetery (5), Brigman Cemetery (6), McQuage Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Goodwins Millpond (A), Henegan Lake (B), The Little Lakes (C), Mathesons Millpond (D), McCalls Millpond (E), McLaurins Millpond (F), Rogers Lake (G), Curtis Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beverly Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Westfield Creek (C), White Oak Branch (D), Phils Creek (E), Parker Branch (F), Reedy Branch (G), Rogers Creek (H), Naked Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Anderson County , Curry County, New Mexico , Cherokee County , Oconee County , Pickens County , Hoke County, North Carolina , Franklin County, Georgia , Floyd County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
South Carolina:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Chesterfield, SC
County total employment by year in Chesterfield, SC
County average yearly wages by year in Chesterfield, SC

Current college students: 1,026
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,568 (29.2% naturalized citizens)

Chesterfield County:

3.3%
Whole state:

4.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2472010 or later
  • 7382000 to 2009
  • 3511990 to 1999
  • 891980 to 1989
  • 421970 to 1979
  • 90Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.8%

Chesterfield County marital status for males Chesterfield County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,732
  • One, attached: 100
  • Two: 553
  • 3 or 4: 449
  • 5 to 9: 558
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 to 49: 28
  • 50 or more: 8
  • Mobile homes: 7,444
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 84

Housing units in Chesterfield County with a mortgage: 5,725 (62 second mortgage, 424 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,767

Here:

41.7% with mortgage
State:

57.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chesterfield County

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-
Chesterfield County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Chesterfield County:

3.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Chesterfield County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chesterfield County:

12.1%
South Carolina:

10.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Chesterfield County:

31.4%
State:

29.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.8%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Chesterfield County:

Average size of farms: 216 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $104,902
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $294.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 87.64%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,819
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $29,234
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.23
Corn for grain: 3329 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2093 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1009 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 8366 harvested acres
Vegetables: 619 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Chesterfield County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Carolina state average. It is 3627354.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 fatalities and 497 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/28/1984, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 4 people and injured 395 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chesterfield County-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 143.8 miles away from Chesterfield County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from the county 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 111.0 miles away from the county 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 17.9 miles away from the county 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 156.2 miles away from Chesterfield County center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3378: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3378, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 04, 2016 to October 30, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4286: October 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4286, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3373: October 03, 2015, FEMA Id: 3373, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: October 01, 2015 to October 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4241: October 05, 2015, FEMA Id: 4241, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 19, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3369: February 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 3369, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 15, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4166: March 12, 2014, FEMA Id: 4166, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3233: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3233, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances, Incident Period: September 06, 2004 to October 11, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1566: October 07, 2004, FEMA Id: 1566, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • South Carolina Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1313: January 31, 2000, FEMA Id: 1313, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Carolina Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1299: September 21, 1999, FEMA Id: 1299, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Chesterfield

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,851 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,885 (10.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 62 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 470 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 199 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 296 (1.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • Colombia (14%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • India (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chesterfield County


  • American (16%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Chesterfield County, South Carolina in 2000:

  • 361 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 58 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 56 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 53 people in other group homes
  • 40 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 9 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Chesterfield County, South Carolina in 2010:

  • 342 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 163 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 118 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 113 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 104 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,654.

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
2.38% relocated from other counties in South Carolina ($18,490 average AGI)
2.23% relocated from other states ($15,432 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

2.23%
South Carolina average:

4.20%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Florence County, SC  0.24% ($28,194)
from Lancaster County, SC  0.21% ($32,774)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.21% ($26,194)
from Anson County, NC  0.14% ($34,238)


4.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.49% relocated to other counties in South Carolina ($20,106 average AGI)
1.86% relocated to other states ($13,679 average AGI)
Chesterfield County:

1.86%
South Carolina average:

3.18%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Lancaster County, SC  0.27% ($28,975)
to Anson County, NC  0.26% ($22,447)
to Florence County, SC  0.21% ($41,903)
to Horry County, SC  0.18% ($35,962)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Chesterfield County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Chesterfield County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chesterfield County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chesterfield County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,474 (5,419 aged, 2,055 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 895 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Chesterfield County, South Carolina in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (763)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (530)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (299)
  • Unspecified dementia (298)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (268)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (222)
  • Other forms of acute ischaemic heart disease (183)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (154)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (140)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (137)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.31
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,713
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 136
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,865

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,278
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,144
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 71

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 2

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 80.1. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 156.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 126.9
  • Other - 30.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47,361
  • In family households: 40,258 (6,540 male householders, 6,600 female householders)
    9,026 spouses, 12,992 children (11,623 natural, 537 adopted, 831 stepchildren), 1,821 grandchildren, 682 brothers or sisters, 340 parents, 1,348 other relatives, 895 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,319 (2,773 male householders (2,334 living alone)), 2,706 female householders (2,494 living alone)), 843 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 796

Size of family households: 5,932 2-persons, 3,148 3-persons, 2,401 4-persons, 964 5-persons, 385 6-persons, 297 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,824 1-person, 585 2-persons, 35 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 50 5-persons.

4,754 married couples with children.
3,143 single-parent households (738 men, 2,405 women).

95.7% of residents of Chesterfield speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (32% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $241,146,000 ($5,571 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,237,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $98,010,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $48,777,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,310,000
Federal grants: $83,423,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,321,000 ($6,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,304,000 ($2,999,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $995,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,802,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,432,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,980
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,215
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +281
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -321
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chesterfield County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.10 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.5

Year house built in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • Year house built in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • 2472014 or later
  • 4512010 to 2013
  • 2,8552000 to 2009
  • 4,5561990 to 1999
  • 3,4841980 to 1989
  • 3,5931970 to 1979
  • 2,2501960 to 1969
  • 1,7991950 to 1959
  • 6161940 to 1949
  • 1,7521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • 981 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 4643 rooms
  • 1,3494 rooms
  • 3,0795 rooms
  • 3,2956 rooms
  • 2,4397 rooms
  • 1,3728 rooms
  • 1,2729+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • 1311 room
  • 1502 rooms
  • 5773 rooms
  • 1,7024 rooms
  • 1,0985 rooms
  • 9426 rooms
  • 3487 rooms
  • 1838 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • 120no bedroom
  • 1311 bedroom
  • 2,6152 bedrooms
  • 7,9323 bedrooms
  • 2,0924 bedrooms
  • 4465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chesterfield County, South Carolina
  • 156no bedroom
  • 4001 bedroom
  • 2,3142 bedrooms
  • 1,9043 bedrooms
  • 4454 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield County, South Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 587no vehicle
  • 2,7911 vehicle
  • 4,8112 vehicles
  • 3,0963 vehicles
  • 1,4864 vehicles
  • 6705+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chesterfield County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,017no vehicle
  • 2,3941 vehicle
  • 1,3682 vehicles
  • 3123 vehicles
  • 1094 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

90.1% of Chesterfield County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in South Carolina.

Chesterfield County:

90.1%
State average:

85.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 30,311
  • Other state: 15,216
  • Northeast: 2,227
  • Midwest: 945
  • South: 11,316
  • West: 462
Year householders moved into unit in Chesterfield County, SC
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chesterfield County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.2%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 307
Here:

6.9%
South Carolina:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

1.5%
South Carolina:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 312
Here:

23.0%
South Carolina:

19.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Chesterfield County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,205,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,568,000
    Financial Administration: $2,320,000
    Regular Highways: $2,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,795,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Health - Other: $1,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $716,000
    Libraries: $509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $104,000
    Other - Sewerage: $41,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,495,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,499,000

Chesterfield County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,205,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,568,000
    Financial Administration: $2,320,000
    Regular Highways: $2,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,795,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Health - Other: $1,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $716,000
    Libraries: $509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $104,000
    Other - Sewerage: $41,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,495,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,499,000

Chesterfield County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,205,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,568,000
    Financial Administration: $2,320,000
    Regular Highways: $2,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,795,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Health - Other: $1,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $716,000
    Libraries: $509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $104,000
    Other - Sewerage: $41,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,495,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,499,000

Chesterfield County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,205,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $48,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $105,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,568,000
    Financial Administration: $2,320,000
    Regular Highways: $2,035,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,795,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,684,000
    Health - Other: $1,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $716,000
    Libraries: $509,000
    Solid Waste Management: $440,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $287,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $104,000
    Other - Sewerage: $41,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $359,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,495,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $161,000
    General Revenue - Other: $92,000
  • Tax - Property: $15,252,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,499,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,677
  • Number of aged recipients: 197
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,480
  • Number of recipients under 18: 215
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,020
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 442
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 726
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 676
Most common first names in Chesterfield County, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James46769.3 years
John34872.6 years
William31271.8 years
Mary30474.5 years
Robert18870.0 years
Annie14579.1 years
Thomas12968.7 years
Willie11672.2 years
Henry10972.3 years
Charles10564.7 years
Most common last names in Chesterfield County, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis17171.2 years
Smith16774.5 years
Sellers16774.0 years
Johnson16370.8 years
Rivers15970.8 years
Funderburk12574.0 years
Williams12171.7 years
Miller9972.9 years
Jordan9671.3 years
Campbell9371.4 years
Businesses in Chesterfield County, SC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS2Quiznos1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway4
Domino's Pizza1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS3
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Chesterfield County on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"