Chesnee, SC
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Chesnee profile

Living in Chesnee

Chesnee is a tiny city located in the state of South Carolina. With a population of 851 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chesnee is the 193rd largest community in South Carolina.

Also of interest is that Chesnee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.08% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Chesnee has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Chesnee a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The rate of college-level education in Chesnee is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.11% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Chesnee in 2018 was $23,813, which is middle income relative to South Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,252 for a family of four. However, Chesnee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Chesnee is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chesnee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chesnee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chesnee include English, Irish, Scottish, German, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Chesnee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.