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Chester County, South Carolina Facts

Facts
State South Carolina
Land area 580.7 square miles
Population Density 57.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 32,578
Population change -1.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 23%
65 and over 16.2%
Females 51.7%
White 60.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 37.1%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.4%
Veterans 2,641
Households and Housing
Households 12,368
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.3%
Median household income $33,103
The per capita income $18,098
Live below the poverty line. 24.5%
housing units 14,528
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $82,500
Residents owning their homes. 75.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,724
Women-owned firms 23%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $210,872
Retail sales per capita $6,460
Manufacturers shipments $1,407,542
Merchant wholesaler sales $0