Chester (zip 29706), South Carolina 

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Population

18,664

-6.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Best Places to Live in Chester (zip 29706), South Carolina

Mid-sized city complex - Southwest North Carolina along Catawba River near South Carolina border
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Educated population
-Entertainment
Cons
-Crime rates
-Growth and sprawl
-Long commutes

Local Listings in 29706
 $172,900 
108 Henry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2278 SqFt
 $249,900 
134 W End St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3198 SqFt
 $99,500 
132 Hamilton St
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1412 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia Metro Area

Charlotte is a modern urban and financial center grown up dramatically from its previous agricultural and regional banking roots. Today the city is reputedly the headquarters for more banks than any city outside New York, and is the home to such financial heavyweights as BankAmerica and Wachovia, as well as Lowe’s (home improvement retail) and specialty steel maker Nucor. A diverse commercial and industrial economy has developed around the financial industry. Downtown is a mix of contemporary skyscraper architecture and a number of well-preserved 19th-century neighborhoods.


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City: Chester
Zip Codes: Chester (zip 29706)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 769 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chester (zip 29706) is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chester (zip 29706) jobs have increased by 1.65%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chester (zip 29706)'s cost of living is 11.80% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Chester (zip 29706)'s Cost of Living

VOTING
Chester county voted Republican in 2016 and 2004, and Democratic in 2012, 2008 and 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Chester (zip 29706)'s population is 18,664 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.96%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chester (zip 29706) is $77,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.02%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Chester (zip 29706) public schools spend $10,485 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Chester (zip 29706). More Education


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Housing Market in Chester

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NEW LISTINGS IN 29706
$172,900
108 Henry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$249,900
134 W End St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$99,500
132 Hamilton St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$25,000
118-A Floyd Grant St
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$485,000
164 York St
Bed 6 | Bath 6

$158,000
154 Center St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$254,900
143 York St
Bed 6 | Bath 4

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