Chesterfield County SC Information


Chesterfield County Subdivisions

Chesterfield County SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 46,695
Daytime Population: Workers 17,098
Daytime Population: Residents 26,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 43,967
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 45,821
Population in Familes 37,794
Population in Group Qrtrs 874
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $33,685
Average Household Income $46,896
Per Capita Income $18,585


Total Housing Units 22,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,127 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,050 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,828 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $82,427
Average Home Value $108,593


Total Households 18,177
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 12,338
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.01% -0.13%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.17% -0.23%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


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, 2017 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 # 29 41st
Diversity Index # 19 61st
Median Household Income # 37 22nd
Per Capita Income # 37 22nd

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