Chester Population By Year

Population Graph For Chester, 1990 - 2022
Year Population Rank in US Growth Rate
2021 137 17,495 -0.7%
2020 138 17,487 0.8%
2010 127 17,930 -1.7%
2000 151 17,668 -1.3%
1990 172 17,190

What is the current population of Chester?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chester is 137. Chester, Iowa is the 17,495th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Chester?

The peak population of Chester was in 1990, when its population was 172. In 1990, Chester was the 17,190th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,495th largest city in the US. Chester is currently 20.3% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Chester shrinking?

Chester has shrunk 9.2% since the year 2000. Chester, Iowa is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
17443 Delaware 140 -25.5%
17445 Goodell 140 -19.5%
17448 New Liberty 140 15.7%
17453 Woolstock 140 -31.3%
17458 Castalia 139 -12.0%
17486 Millersburg 138 -25.0%
17495 Chester 137 -9.2%
17496 Geneva 137 -19.8%
17498 Houghton 137 5.3%
17504 Panorama Park 137 4.5%
17512 Clare 136 -28.4%
17542 Tingley 135 -21.0%
17543 Weldon 135 -6.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
17489 Redmon, Illinois 138 -30.3%
17490 Shevlin, Minnesota 138 -13.2%
17491 Taunton, Minnesota 138 -33.3%
17492 Tolna, North Dakota 138 -31.3%
17493 Woodcock, Pennsylvania 138 -9.2%
17494 Ben Lomond, Arkansas 137 8.7%
17495 Chester, Iowa 137 -9.2%
17496 Geneva, Iowa 137 -19.8%
17497 Glendora, Mississippi 137 -51.7%
17498 Houghton, Iowa 137 5.3%
17499 La Russell, Missouri 137 -1.4%
17500 Lignite, North Dakota 137 -20.8%
17501 Lincolnshire, Kentucky 137 -11.0%

What is the voting age population of Chester, Iowa?

The total voting age population of Chester, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 115. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.

What percentage of Chester, Iowa residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.2% of the residents of Chester are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Chester, Iowa?

The racial demographics of Chester are 98.4% White and 1.6% Black. Additionally, 6.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Chester, 22.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.1%. On a per-household basis, 34.7% of families are below the poverty line in Chester.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 64.4% of Chester residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Chester, Iowa residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.2% of Chester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.5% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

Among Chester residents aged 5 and older, 3.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

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

In Chester, 2.6% 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, Iowa?

The median household income in Chester is $31,250.

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

In Chester, 70.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

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

Renters occupy 29.3% of housing units in Chester.

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

Of all the housing units in Chester, 70.5% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Chester, 5.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Chester, Iowa?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chester is $706.

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

In Chester, 76.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.


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