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Apartments for rent in Chester, SC

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Who Lives Here

Chester Demographics

Education

High School

61%

Associate's

29%

Bachelor's

7%

Master's

2%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

21%

4 people

8%

5 people

11%

6+ people

10%

Household Income

0-50k

69%

50-100k

25%

100-150k

3%

150-200k

2%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

17%

10-20

9%

20-45

32%

45-65

25%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Chester?

Rent Trends

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*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Chester

Chester Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

39%

15-30 Mins

18%

30-40 Mins

16%

40-60 Mins

16%

60+ Mins

11%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3333

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4141

Bike Score®

Chester Education

Schools

Top Schools in Chester

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Living in Chester, SC

Chester, a small town in South Carolina, has a population of just over 5,000. The town's residents, with an average age of just under 38, skew younger than most cities in South Carolina. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their home, driven in part by a relatively low average rent that is $326 per month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Chester will save around $3,900 compared to the state average.

Compared to the national average, Chester has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a high school degree or GED (24%). Further, 6% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Chester: manufacturing, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 19% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the town. Chester workers bring in an average annual income of nearly $40K, less than the South Carolina average. The town's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

Chester has an average commute time of about 29 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, chosen by 34% of residents, while public transportation is not used much. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.