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Chester, SC

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


2000 CENSUS DATA
CHESTER SC US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 6,476
Square miles (land) 3.17
Population per square mile 2,042.82 133.25 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 3,033 46.8 48.6 49.1
Female 3,443 53.2 51.4 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 1,586 24.5 20.9 21.4
16-24 909 14.0 14.4 13.9
25-44 1,744 26.9 29.6 30.2
45-64 1,456 22.5 23.0 22.0
65+ 781 12.1 12.1 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 35.19 36.29 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 2,355 36.4 67.2 75.1
Black or African American 4,032 62.3 29.5 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 10 0.2 0.3 0.9
Asian 18 0.3 0.9 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 2 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 16 0.2 1.0 5.5
Two or more races 43 0.7 1.0 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 54 0.8 2.4 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.

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