Chesterfield County SC Information


Chesterfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 46,800
Population in Households 45,926
Population in Familes 38,015
Population in Group Qrtrs 874
Population Density1 59
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $35,556
Average Household Income $49,217
Per Capita Income $19,444


Total Housing Units 21,879 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,794 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,382 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,703 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $84,701
Average Home Value $117,282


Total Households 18,176
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 12,298
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 0.02% -0.07%
Households 0.0% -0.08%
Families -0.19% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   1.62%


Chesterfield County SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesterfield 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 # 25 48th
Population Density # 28 41st
Diversity Index # 18 63rd
Median Household Income # 36 24th
Per Capita Income # 35 26th

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