Chester, SC Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,780 housing units in Chester. This represents a 1.8% decline from 2,830 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,780 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chester is about 60.9%. Chester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.6%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chester were built after 1961.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom9.10%
Two Bedrooms35.50%
Three Bedrooms41.50%
Four Bedrooms10.20%
Five Bedrooms or more3.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1957
Median Value of occupied units$62,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$9,999

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1970
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$338

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.30%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage48.40%
Debt Free38.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16%