What is the current population of Chester?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chester is 840. Chester, Montana is the 10,972nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Chester?

The peak population of Chester was in 1990, when its population was 944. In 1990, Chester was the 10,054th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,972nd largest city in the US. Chester is currently 11.0% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Chester shrinking?

Chester has shrunk 3.3% since the year 2000. Chester, Montana's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Chester, Montana?

The total voting age population of Chester, Montana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 832. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.

What percentage of Chester, Montana residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 31.9% of the residents of Chester are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Chester, Montana?

The racial demographics of Chester are 99.0% White and 1.0% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

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

In Chester, 8.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.2%. On a per-household basis, 3.7% of families are below the poverty line in Chester.

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

Among those aged 16 and older, 58.7% of Chester residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Chester, Montana residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Chester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.5% have a graduate or professional degree.

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

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

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

In Chester, 24.4% 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, Montana?

The median household income in Chester is $44,375.

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

In Chester, 61.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

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

Renters occupy 38.8% of housing units in Chester.

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

Of all the housing units in Chester, 19.3% of them were build before 1940.

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

In Chester, 5.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Chester, Montana?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chester is $581.

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

In Chester, 78.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Chester Population By Year

Population Graph For Chester
Year Population Rank in US
2021 840 10,972
2020 847 10,925
2019 853 10,993
2018 891 10,809
2017 889 10,809
2016 884 10,829
2015 883 10,820
2014 860 10,958
2013 863 10,943
2012 873 10,870
2011 865 10,942
2010 847 11,024
2000 869 10,832
1990 944 10,054

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
10962 Wayne, Ohio 843 0.1%
10963 Dorchester, Wisconsin 842 1.5%
10964 Humphrey, Nebraska 842 6.9%
10965 Marblehead, Ohio 842 -1.1%
10966 Rockwood, Pennsylvania 842 -12.1%
10967 Wisner, Louisiana 842 -26.0%
10968 Alger, Ohio 841 -5.2%
10969 Gobles, Michigan 841 3.3%
10970 Shipshewana, Indiana 841 60.1%
10971 Temple, Oklahoma 841 -26.8%
10972 Chester, Montana 840 -3.3%
10973 Flemington, Georgia 840 126.4%
10974 Holly, Colorado 840 -19.6%
10975 Jonesville, South Carolina 840 -14.3%
10976 Waldo, Florida 840 0.4%
10977 Bandera, Texas 839 -16.7%
10978 Fincastle, Kentucky 839 0.4%
10979 Gratis, Ohio 839 -9.8%
10980 Inverness, Mississippi 839 -26.7%
10981 La Grange, Missouri 839 -16.6%
10982 Long Grove, Iowa 839 41.0%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
8294 Big Timber 1,673 0.1%
8311 Plentywood 1,668 -18.4%
8466 Forsyth 1,591 -17.0%
8672 Fort Benton 1,511 -5.3%
8866 Eureka 1,433 41.1%
8972 Thompson Falls 1,391 5.1%
9316 West Yellowstone 1,269 7.3%
9486 Boulder 1,214 -6.9%
9627 Chinook 1,175 -14.8%
9677 Plains 1,157 2.2%
9888 Harlowton 1,089 2.4%
9997 White Sulphur Springs 1,052 7.0%
10047 Whitehall 1,039 -0.8%
10093 Scobey 1,024 -5.0%
10164 Browning 1,007 -5.0%
10324 Ennis 972 12.6%
10768 Superior 884 -1.0%
10793 Fairview 878 24.5%
10945 Philipsburg 847 -7.6%
10972 Chester 840 -3.3%
10985 Pinesdale 838 12.3%
11009 Troy 833 -13.4%
11029 Darby 828 15.8%
11263 St. Ignatius 786 -0.5%
11342 Poplar 773 -15.0%
11382 Harlem 765 -9.3%
11447 Fairfield 755 8.1%
11461 Culbertson 752 5.0%
11616 Sheridan 729 10.2%
11850 Bridger 689 -7.5%
12155 Walkerville 643 -9.6%
12405 Cascade 601 -25.9%
12425 Joliet 599 4.1%
12450 Big Sandy 596 -15.2%
12519 Circle 588 -8.1%
12528 Hot Springs 587 7.3%
12642 Terry 566 -6.2%
13026 Belt 519 -17.3%
13136 Alberton 505 33.9%
13218 Valier 496 0.4%
13459 Broadus 467 -7.3%
13540 Wibaux 458 -19.5%
13703 Lodge Grass 440 -17.1%

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