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Chester County, South Carolina

PO Box 580
Chester, SC 29706
Phone: (803) 385-2605
Fax: (803) 581-7975
www.chesterchamber.com

In north-central SC, south of Rock Hill; organized Mar 12, 1785 from Camden District. Name Origin: For Chester, PA

Area (sq mi):: 586.16 (land 580.52; water 5.64) Population per square mile: 57.20
Population 2005: 33,228 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 34,068 (White 59.60%; Black or African American 38.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,709; median household $32,425; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,941-$22,139
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chester County, Tennessee

PO Box 205
Henderson, TN 38340
Phone: (731) 989-2233
Fax: (731) 989-9602

In southwestern TN, southeast of Jackson; organized Mar 4, 1879 from Hardeman, Madison, McNairy, and Henderson counties. Name Origin: For Col. Robert I. Chester (1793-c.1860), officer in the Republic of Texas army and TN state legislator

Area (sq mi):: 288.74 (land 288.52; water 0.22) Population per square mile: 55.30
Population 2005: 15,941 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 15,540 (White 87.60%; Black or African American 10.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,756; median household $34,349; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,889-$21,681
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chester County, Pennsylvania

2 N High St Suite 512 PO Box 2748
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 344-6100
Fax: (610) 344-5995
dsf.chesco.org

On southeastern border of PA, west of Philadelphia; original county, organized as Upland County Mar 10, 1682; name changed soon after. Name Origin: For Chester, Cheshire, England, home of many settlers brought to America by William Penn (1644-1718)

Area (sq mi):: 759.81 (land 755.97; water 3.84) Population per square mile: 627.00
Population 2005: 474,027 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 433,501 (White 87.20%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 2.00%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $31,627; median household $65,295; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $46,453-$47,480
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Chester County seat (17,701)
  • Phoenixville (14,976)
  • Coatesville (11,386)

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