Chester County SC Information


Chester County Subdivisions

Chester County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,137
Population in Households 32,919
Population in Familes 27,466
Population in Group Qrtrs 218
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 52


Median Household Income $38,303
Average Household Income $53,804
Per Capita Income $21,126


Total Housing Units 14,842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,187 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,718 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,937 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $96,332
Average Home Value $144,280


Total Households 12,905
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 8,959
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.17%
Households 0.03% -0.16%
Families -0.15% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   3.2%


Chester County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester County to the other 46 counties and county equivalents in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 39th
Population Density # 31 35th
Diversity Index # 28 39th
Median Household Income # 30 37th
Per Capita Income # 30 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.