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Charlotte Regional Partnership
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550 South Caldwell Street, Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

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Population

Total Population33,323
Total Households13,072
Average Age41.4

Age % The Population

0-14 years19.00%
15-24 years11.70%
25-34 years12.00%
35-44 years11.80%
45-54 years14.40%
65+ years14.70%
55-64 years16.50%

ESRI 2015

Household Income

Year Median HHI PCI
2015$35,370 $18,323
2020$40,275 $20,855

ESRI 2015

Workforce Education

Level Total %
Less than High School4,61520.0%
High School Graduate7,40732.1%
Some College4,47719.4%
Associates Degree2,0088.7%
Bachelor's Degree2,1929.5%
Graduate/Professional Degree9234.0%

ESRI 2015

Labor

Emp.
Labor Force14,787
Employed8,354
Unemployed1,388
Unemployment Rate7.90%

JobsEQ 2015

Largest Employers

Largest Employers
Boise Cascade
Chester Regional Medical Center
Boral Stone Products
Guardian Glass
Allvac

Charlotte USA regional counties

Employment By Industry

Industry Emp. % Emp.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Mining 284 2.1%
Construction 729 5.4%
Manufacturing 3,241 24.0%
Transportation, Utilities 704 5.2%
Information 284 2.1%
Wholesale Trade 513 3.8%
Retail Trade 1,661 12.3%
FIRE 675 5.0%
Services 4,848 35.9%
Public Administration 581 4.3%

ESRI 2015

Media

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
Karlisa Parker
3200 Commerce Drive, Suite B
Richburg, SC 29729

803-377-1216

choosechester.com

kparker@choosechester.com
  Charlotte Regional Partnership
Ronnie Bryant
550 South Caldwell St.
Suite 760
Charlotte, NC 28202

704-347-8942

charlotteusa.com

rbryant@charlotteusa.com