|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chesnee is 851. Chesnee, South Carolina is the 10,920th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Chesnee was in 1990, when its population was 1,177. In 1990, Chesnee was the 9,051st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,920th largest city in the US. Chesnee is currently 27.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Chesnee has shrunk 17.9% since the year 2000. Chesnee, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10915||West Concord, Minnesota||853||1.9%|
|10917||Carpendale, West Virginia||852||-10.0%|
|10920||Chesnee, South Carolina||851||-17.9%|
|10923||Indian Lake, Texas||851||56.4%|
|10926||Wishek, North Dakota||851||-23.8%|
The total voting age population of Chesnee, South Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 604. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.5% of the residents of Chesnee are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chesnee are 79.0% White, 16.6% Black, 2.3% Other and 2.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chesnee, 29.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 58.5%. On a per-household basis, 28.9% of families are below the poverty line in Chesnee.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.3% of Chesnee residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 74.7% of Chesnee residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.3% have a bachelor's degree and 1.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chesnee residents aged 5 and older, 5.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chesnee is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chesnee, 5.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chesnee is $22,273.
In Chesnee, 61.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.6% of housing units in Chesnee.
Of all the housing units in Chesnee, 9.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Chesnee, 5.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chesnee is $674.
In Chesnee, 58.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.