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Chesterfield, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Chesterfield had a population of 1,438 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesterfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,438
Daytime Population: Workers 1,890
Daytime Population: Residents 724
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,614
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.82
Population in Households 1,416
Population in Familes 1,161
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 356
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $35,469
Average Household Income $46,519
Per Capita Income $19,408


Total Housing Units 696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 442 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $80,382
Average Home Value $102,324


Total Households 566
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 379
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 -0.32% -0.29%
Households -0.29% -0.28%
Families 0.75% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

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, 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 # 215 46th
Population Density # 270 32nd
Diversity Index # 245 39th
Median Household Income # 250 37th
Per Capita Income # 244 39th

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