Chester Population By Year

Population Graph For Chester, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 520 13,021 -0.4%
2020 522 12,997 -10.6%
2010 1,596 8,430 2.0%
2000 1,310 9,037 2.0%
1990 1,072 9,485

What is the current population of Chester?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chester is 520. Chester, Georgia is the 13,021st largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Chester?

The peak population of Chester was in 2010, when its population was 1,596. In 2010, Chester was the 8,430th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,021st largest city in the US. Chester is currently 67.4% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Chester shrinking?

Chester has shrunk 60.3% since the year 2000. Chester, Georgia's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
12874 Waco 539 12.5%
12909 Warm Springs 534 9.2%
12924 Coolidge 531 -3.4%
12960 Dearing 527 19.5%
12968 Blairsville 526 -20.3%
12994 Ailey 523 -0.5%
13021 Chester 520 -60.3%
13027 Morven 519 -18.1%
13030 Collins 518 -1.8%
13110 Berlin 508 -15.1%
13175 Oak Park 502 36.7%
13193 Warwick 499 16.5%
13290 Tiger 486 53.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
13015 Evansville, Illinois 521 -28.5%
13016 Gays Mills, Wisconsin 521 -17.4%
13017 Miami, Texas 521 -10.9%
13018 Otis, Colorado 521 -2.6%
13019 Red Oak, Oklahoma 521 -10.0%
13020 Antwerp, New York 520 -27.1%
13021 Chester, Georgia 520 -60.3%
13022 Lipan, Texas 520 20.3%
13023 Loa, Utah 520 -1.7%
13024 Polkville, North Carolina 520 -2.9%
13025 Sprague, Washington 520 6.1%
13026 Belt, Montana 519 -17.3%
13027 Morven, Georgia 519 -18.1%

What is the voting age population of Chester, Georgia?

The total voting age population of Chester, Georgia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,885. The voting age population is 90.0% male and 10.0% female.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 5.8% of the residents of Chester are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Chester, Georgia?

The racial demographics of Chester are 65.6% Black, 32.2% White, 1.8% Other, 0.2% Asian and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 2.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia residents are below the poverty line?

In Chester, 48.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 59.6%. On a per-household basis, 42.5% of families are below the poverty line in Chester.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 7.7% of Chester residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Chester, Georgia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 72.7% of Chester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 2.2% have a bachelor's degree and 0.7% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Chester residents aged 5 and older, 2.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Chester, Georgia?

The unemployment rate in Chester is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia residents work for the government?

In Chester, 16.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Chester, Georgia?

The median household income in Chester is $17,692.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Chester, Georgia?

In Chester, 44.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Chester, Georgia?

Renters occupy 55.7% of housing units in Chester.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Chester, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Chester, Georgia housing units were built after 2000?

In Chester, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Chester, Georgia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chester is $368.

What percentage of households in Chester, Georgia have broadband internet?

In Chester, 34.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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