Age % The Population
|Less than High School||5,742||25%|
|High School Graduate||8,773||38.2%|
SC Works 2013
|Chester Wood Products|
|Chester Regional Medical Center|
|Owens Corning Masonry Products|
Charlotte USA regional counties
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining||637||5.3%|
Chester County is strategically located in the center of three large commercial centers – Charlotte, NC; Columbia, SC; and the Greenville-Spartanburg metropolitan area. A reliable rail and highway transportation network enable area businesses and industry to trade goods quickly and at low cost.
Although textiles served as the major industrial base for decades, Chester Co’s economy has diversified over the past 20 years. While textiles remain a major player in the area economy, other Businesses and industry alike have also discovered the workforce in Chester Co to be reliable and productive. For info on opportunities in Chester County, contact Karlisa Parker, Director, Chester County Economic Development.
Chester County Economic Development
3200 Commerce Drive, Suite B
Richburg, SC 29729
Charlotte Regional Partnership
David Sweson, CEcD
550 South Caldwell St.
Charlotte, NC 28202