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Chesterfield, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Chesterfield had a population of 1,502 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Chesterfield is located at latitude 34.733 and longitude -80.0781 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chesterfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chesterfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Chesterfield (GNIS ID: 2406265) 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 Chesterfield is located within Chesterfield Division of Chesterfield County.

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


Total Population 1,502
Population in Households 1,481
Population in Familes 1,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 371
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $37,148
Average Household Income $47,943
Per Capita Income $20,003


Total Housing Units 699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 454 (64.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 139 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $83,230
Average Home Value $112,941


Total Households 593
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 396
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.04%
Households 0.31% 0.07%
Families 1.2% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Chesterfield, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesterfield to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 211 47th
Population Density # 269 32nd
Diversity Index # 242 40th
Median Household Income # 251 37th
Per Capita Income # 237 40th

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