Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,420
Nationwide Rank 4504

Quick Facts

Chester, South Carolina is the 4,504th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chester, South Carolina is a city.

Chester, South Carolina is currently 26.0% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Chester, South Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Chester, South Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4494 Tonganoxie, Kansas 5,444 94.7%
4495 Breckenridge, Texas 5,441 -6.8%
4496 Holdrege, Nebraska 5,439 -3.7%
4497 Rockwood, Tennessee 5,434 0.0%
4498 Sayre, Pennsylvania 5,434 -6.3%
4499 Post, Texas 5,432 46.9%
4500 Slinger, Wisconsin 5,427 40.3%
4501 Byron, Minnesota 5,426 52.9%
4502 Willard, Missouri 5,426 66.8%
4503 Wake Village, Texas 5,425 2.4%
4504 Chester, South Carolina 5,420 -16.0%
4505 Smiths Station, Alabama 5,418 18.0%
4506 Red Oak, Iowa 5,415 -12.8%
4507 Stokesdale, North Carolina 5,413 65.5%
4508 Indian Wells, California 5,404 34.0%
4509 La Habra Heights, California 5,403 -5.7%
4510 Jonesborough, Tennessee 5,397 24.3%
4511 Terrell Hills, Texas 5,397 7.5%
4512 Vinita, Oklahoma 5,397 -11.8%
4513 Northwood, Ohio 5,396 -1.5%
4514 Whiteville, North Carolina 5,396 4.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2982 Forest Acres 10,380 -0.4%
2996 Tega Cay 10,339 143.3%
3004 Newberry 10,302 -0.4%
3269 Lancaster 8,976 8.0%
3298 Laurens 8,887 -8.4%
3304 Georgetown 8,860 -1.7%
3363 Fountain Inn 8,688 39.2%
3405 Clinton 8,503 -6.9%
3457 Seneca 8,340 8.1%
3537 York 8,147 16.4%
3566 Bennettsville 8,038 -15.6%
3634 Union 7,821 -11.0%
3702 Hartsville 7,626 0.8%
3853 Camden 7,168 7.0%
4018 Lake City 6,670 2.9%
4096 Marion 6,472 -8.0%
4108 Dillon 6,444 -0.9%
4223 Clover 6,085 50.7%
4259 Darlington 5,999 -11.7%
4269 Hardeeville 5,967 181.9%
4417 Cheraw 5,639 1.0%
4504 Chester 5,420 -16.0%
4524 Batesburg-Leesville 5,377 -2.8%
4625 Central 5,179 41.0%
4626 Hollywood 5,179 24.4%
4647 Walterboro 5,121 -4.5%
4659 Travelers Rest 5,108 25.4%
4677 Abbeville 5,083 -13.4%
4860 Edgefield 4,755 7.2%
5060 Barnwell 4,429 -10.7%
5065 Surfside Beach 4,422 -0.4%
5087 Mullins 4,387 -12.5%
5098 Belton 4,370 -2.3%
5106 Isle of Palms 4,363 -4.6%
5138 Walhalla 4,315 13.2%
5205 Woodruff 4,232 -0.6%
5235 Williamston 4,183 9.9%
5316 Ridgeland 4,067 55.4%
5388 Manning 3,977 -0.9%
5555 Honea Path 3,754 6.0%
5640 Saluda 3,627 17.7%
5729 Lyman 3,518 24.9%
5791 Duncan 3,439 15.6%
5799 Blythewood 3,429 299.6%
5940 Bamberg 3,282 -11.7%
5988 Winnsboro 3,237 -15.2%
6018 Pendleton 3,197 6.9%
6041 Liberty 3,174 5.3%
6054 Pickens 3,164 4.0%
6081 Bishopville 3,134 -14.6%
6130 Kingstree 3,096 -14.0%
6204 Allendale 3,027 -25.4%
6258 Denmark 2,968 -10.4%
6264 Williston 2,965 -9.6%
6349 Andrews 2,876 -6.2%
6410 Burnettown 2,808 6.9%
6494 Springdale 2,744 3.7%
6520 Folly Beach 2,726 24.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,420 4,504
2016 5,474 4,470
2015 5,486 4,451
2014 5,494 4,433
2013 5,544 4,408
2012 5,517 4,400
2011 5,560 4,368
2010 5,607 4,329
2009 5,958 4,144
2008 6,023 4,103
2007 6,022 4,089
2006 6,046 4,061
2005 6,102 4,006
2004 6,183 3,950
2003 6,267 3,895
2002 6,338 3,853
2001 6,383 3,815
2000 6,459 3,765
1990 7,322 3,138