Cheraw Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Cheraw, SC

General Cheraw Information

State: South Carolina

County: Chesterfield County

Close cities: Society Hill, SC, Patrick, SC, Hartsville, SC, Ruby, SC, Bennettsville, SC, Cades, SC, Chesterfield, SC, Wallace, SC

Cheraw Population (census data)
Total 5,415 (-2.1% since 2000)
Male 2,384 (44.0%)
Female 3,031 (56.0%)

Population Density: 1,174 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.9 (US Avg is 100)

Cheraw Elevation: 157 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.61 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,316

Zip Codes: 29520.

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Cheraw Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (52.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.5%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (7.7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.6%)
  • Irish (4.6%)
  • German (4.3%)
  • English (4.1%)
  • Italian (2.2%)

Local Cheraw Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons
NBA Basketball: Charlotte Bobcats
NHL Hockey: Atlanta Thrashers, Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: Coastal Carolina University, Winthrop University

Cheraw School Information

High Schools
Cheraw High School (649 Chesterfield Highway, Cheraw, SC, 29520 - Chesterfield County School District District)
Chesterfield High School (1010 West Greene Street, Cheraw, SC, 29709 - Chesterfield County School District District)
Middle Schools
Long Middle School (1010 West Green Street, Cheraw, SC, 29520 - Chesterfield County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Cheraw Intermediate School (421 Chesterfield Highway, Cheraw, SC, 29520 - Chesterfield County School District District)
Cheraw Primary School (321 High Street, Cheraw, SC, 29520 - Chesterfield County School District District)

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