The Town of Cheraw had a population of 5,618 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Cheraw is located at latitude 34.6971 and longitude -79.8993 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cheraw (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Chesterfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 154 feet.
The Town of Cheraw (GNIS ID: 2406261) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Cheraw is located within Cheraw Division of Chesterfield County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cheraw population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Cheraw: Chatham, Chera, Cherah, Cheraw Hill, Cheraw Hills, Sara, Saraw, Serah.
|Population in Households||5,352|
|Population in Familes||4,279|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||266|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,709 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,296 (47.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||968 (35.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||445 (16.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,333|
|Average Home Value||$135,375|
|Median Household Income||$25,916|
|Average Household Income||$42,746|
|Per Capita Income||$18,299|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.51%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
The table below compares Cheraw to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 90||78th|
|Population Density1||# 139||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 115||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 371||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 254||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.