Chesnee, SC Population

Population: 1,003. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,022 (+1.9% change)
Males: 469 (46.8%), Females: 534 (53.2%)

Spartanburg County

Zip code: 29323

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $25,089
Median house value: $59,200

Races in Chesnee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.6%)
  • Black (27.5%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (25.5%), Irish (8.1%), English (5.1%), German (2.4%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), French (1.7%).

Elevation: 913 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Chesnee

  • High school or higher: 51.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chesnee city

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

2.9% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -178 (-15.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Chesnee:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chesnee:

  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 31 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 45 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • ASHEVILLE REGIONAL (about 51 miles; ASHEVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: AVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chesnee:

  • FAIRVIEW (about 18 miles; LANDRUM, SC; Abbreviation: 33A)
  • SPARTANBURG DOWNTOWN MEMORIAL (about 19 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Abbreviation: SPA)
  • RUTHERFORD CO – MARCHMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; RUTHERFORDTON, NC; Abbreviation: FQD)
Amtrak station near Chesnee:

  • 15 miles: SPARTANBURG (290 MAGNOLIA ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chesnee:

  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT SPARTANBURG (about 14 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,041)
  • GARDNER-WEBB UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BOILING SPRINGS, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,563)
  • SPARTANBURG TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SPARTANBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,086)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 40 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • WINTHROP UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; ROCK HILL, SC; Full-time enrollment: 4,976)

Schools

Public high school in Chesnee:

  • CHESNEE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 652; Location: 795 S ALABAMA AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chesnee:

  • CARLISLE-FOSTER’S GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 666; Location: 625 FOSTER’S GROVE ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHESNEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 545; Location: 212 N ALABAMA AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CHESNEE MIDDLE (Students: 511; Location: 805 S ALABAMA AVENUE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • COOLEY SPGS-FINGERVILLE (Students: 349; Location: 140 COOLEY SPRINGS SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK – 05)

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