Chester Information

Relocation, travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Chester, SC

General Chester Information

State: South Carolina

County: Chester County

Close cities: Lando, SC, Blackstock, SC, Richburg, SC, Eureka Mill, SC, McConnells, SC, Lowrys, SC, Chester, SC, Rock Hill, SC, Carlisle, SC, Gayle Mill, SC, Connells, SC

Chester Population (census data)
Total 6,040 (-6.1% since 2000)
Male 2,828 (46.8%)
Female 3,212 (53.2%)

Population Density: 1,905 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.4 (US Avg is 100)

Chester Elevation: 549 feet above sea level

Land Area: 3.17 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,810

Zip Codes: 29706.

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Chester Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (62.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (36.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (10.2%)
  • Irish (5.2%)
  • English (2.3%)
  • German (2.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.4%)

Local Chester Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Winthrop University, Wofford College

Chester School Information

High Schools
Chester Senior High School (1330 J. A. Cochran By Pass, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester County School District District)
Middle Schools
Chester Middle School (1014 McCandless Road, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Chester Park Elementary Of Fine Arts (835 Lancaster Highway, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester County School District District)
Chester Park Elementary Of Inquiry (835 Lancaster Highway, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester County School District District)
Chester Park Elementary Of Literacy (835 Lancaster Highway, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
The Academy For Teaching and Learning (109 Hinton Street, Chester, SC, 29706 - Chester District)

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