Chester 53 Poor
Chester Livability #316 ranked city in South Carolina#27,299 ranked city in the USARanks better than 6% of areas
B+ Chester Amenities Some amenities close to this location
A- Chester Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% lower than South Carolina
Chester
8515% less expensive than the US average
South Carolina
946% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Chester cost of living
F Chester Crime Total crime is 59% higher than South Carolina
Total crime
5,496121% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 19121% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
2%Year over year crime is up
Chester crime
F Chester Employment Household income is 48% lower than South Carolina
Median household income
$24,23956% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$17,98840% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
11%127% higher than the US average
Chester employment
F Chester Housing Home value is 49% lower than South Carolina
Median home value
$73,90060% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$54942% lower than the US average
Home ownership
52%19% lower than the US average
Chester real estate or Chester rentals
F Chester Schools HS graduation rate is 9% lower than South Carolina
High school grad. rates
74%11% lower than the US average
School test scores
35%30% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
18:110% higher than the US average
Chester K-12 schools
D Chester User Ratings There are a total of 1 ratings in Chester
Overall user rating
53% 1 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
53% 1 total surveys
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      Chester transportation information

      StatisticChesterSouth CarolinaNational
      Average one way commute27min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.8%82.8%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.6%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.3%0.6%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.0%2.2%2.8%
      Working from home3.6%3.6%4.6%

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      Source: The Chester, SC data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).