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Demographics

People

Total Population5,793
Male Share of the Population43.8%
Female Share of the Population56.2%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+1,625
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married38.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,655
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,623
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,538

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,554
% Above Poverty Level67.5%
% Below Poverty Level32.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.5%
Median Gross Rent$512
Median House Value$109,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)54.7%
English4.6%
German4.1%
Scottish3.9%
West Indian2.9%
Jamaican2.9%
African2.2%
Irish1.5%
Italian1.2%
French Except Basque0.5%
Dutch0.3%
Canadian0.2%
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Cheraw Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chesterfield County
Standard Zip Codes29520
Phone Area Codes843
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude34.69
Approximate Longitude-79.89

Cheraw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHERAW
Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip47.8 inches
StationLAURINBURG
Distance24 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip48.1 inches
StationDILLON
Distance34.5 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp47 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bennettsville8,692$37,006
Blenheim149$53,542
Chesterfield1,426$51,319
Patrick441$28,750
Ruby373$52,750
Society Hill586$43,056

Cheraw Hospitals

Chesterfield General Hospital
(Proprietary)
711 Chesterfield Hwy
(843) 537-7881

Cheraw Public Schools

Cheraw High
649 Chesterfield Highway
ZIP: 29520
(843) 921-1000
High
Total Enrollment 731
Cheraw Intermediate
421 Chesterfield Highway
ZIP: 29520
(843) 921-1030
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
Long Middle
1010 West Green Street
ZIP: 29520
(843) 921-1010
Middle
Total Enrollment 481
Cheraw Primary
321 High Street
ZIP: 29709
(843) 921-1020
Primary
Total Enrollment 527

Cheraw Private Schools

Faith Christian Academy
220 Greene St
ZIP: 29520
Elementary
Total Enrollment 94
Jesus Is Lord Christian School
66 Praise Ln
ZIP: 29520
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 65
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