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|People QuickFacts||Chester County||South Carolina|
|Population, 2013 estimate||32,578||4,774,839|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||33,140||4,625,360|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.7%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.3%||6.1%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||23.0%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||16.2%||15.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||51.7%||51.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||60.4%||68.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||37.1%||27.9%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||1.5%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.5%||1.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||1.7%||5.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||59.0%||63.9%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||92.0%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.0%||4.8%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||1.2%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||77.4%||84.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||11.1%||24.6%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||29.1||23.4|
|Housing units, 2013||14,528||2,158,652|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||76.3%||69.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||6.5%||17.7%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$82,700||$137,400|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.62||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$17,927||$23,906|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$32,718||$44,623|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||24.0%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Chester County||South Carolina|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||527||101,2281|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||6,424||1,548,5161|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||5.0%||1.8%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,595||304,327|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,724||360,397|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||12.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||1.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||23.0%||27.6%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||1,407,542||93,977,455|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||40,498,047|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||210,872||54,298,410|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$6,460||$12,273|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||25,201||8,383,463|
|Building permits, 2012||31||18,708|
|Geography QuickFacts||Chester County||South Carolina|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||580.66||30,060.70|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||57.1||153.9|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area|