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Chester, SC

City
Population 2000: 6,476
Square miles: 3.17
Metro area: Chester



2000 CENSUS DATA
CHESTER SC US
HOUSING UNITS
Number Number Number
Total housing units 2,780
RENTER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Renter-occupied housing units 962 34.6 24.3 30.8
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.59 2.32 2.36
Average number of rooms 4.59 4.44 4.04
Average number of vehicles 0.86 1.22 1.19
Median year structure was built 1970 1975 1969
Median year householder moved in 1997 1998 1998
Median rent ($) 279 397 519
Median rent asked for vacant units ($) 338 446 469
Number Pct Pct Pct
Rent includes utilities 118 12.3 14.2 16.5
Number Number Number
Rent as a pct of household revenue 24 24 26
OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING UNITS
Number Pct Pct Pct
Owner-occupied housing units 1,496 53.8 63.2 60.2
Number Number Number
Average number of household members 2.53 2.61 2.71
Average number of rooms 6.11 6.15 6.30
Average number of vehicles 1.80 1.57 1.64
Median year structure was built 1957 1979 1971
Median year householder moved in 1980 1991 1991
Median value ($) 58,800 83,100 111,800
Number Pct Pct Pct
With mortgage or contract to purchase 777 51.9 47.3 55.4
With second mortgage, equity loan 165 11.0 12.0 12.7
Number Number Number
Median price asked for vacant housing ($) 9,999 81,300 89,600
Monthly cost, with mortgage ($) 667 894 1,088
Monthly cost, without mortgage ($) 213 240 295
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

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