Cheraw, SC 29520 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 29520: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cheraw, SC 29520

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chesterfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.691, Longitude -79.902
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 609
  • PO Box Addresses: 504
  • Residential Addresses: 5,596
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 14
    • Single Family Addresses: 5,582

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Cheraw, SC 29520 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,889
Daytime Population: Workers 6,546
Daytime Population: Residents 8,897
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 14,435
Population in Familes 11,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 454
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $34,837
Average Household Income $46,605
Per Capita Income $19,028


Total Housing Units 6,907 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,983 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,924 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,000 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $89,418
Average Home Value $120,770


Total Households 5,907
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,946
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 0.08% -0.11%
Households 0.09% -0.11%
Families -0.08% -0.21%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Cheraw, SC 29520 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 29520 to the other 395 ZIP Codes 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 # 128 68th
Population Density # 195 51st
Diversity Index # 101 75th
Median Household Income # 292 26th
Per Capita Income # 282 29th

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