What is the current population of Chester?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Chester is 1,624. Chester, New Jersey is the 8,417th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Chester?

The peak population of Chester was in 2010, when its population was 1,649. In 2010, Chester was the 8,312th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,417th largest city in the US. Chester is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Chester shrinking?

Chester has shrunk 1.3% since the year 2000. Chester, New Jersey's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 1,624 8,417
2018 1,644 8,356
2017 1,665 8,309
2016 1,669 8,295
2015 1,675 8,268
2014 1,674 8,272
2013 1,675 8,269
2012 1,838 7,897
2011 1,746 8,087
2010 1,649 8,312
2009 1,685 8,126
2008 1,677 8,127
2007 1,642 8,195
2006 1,634 8,196
2005 1,639 8,159
2004 1,645 8,140
2003 1,647 8,132
2002 1,654 8,110
2001 1,646 8,122
2000 1,647 8,120
1990 1,329 8,523

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
8407 Shiremanstown, Pennsylvania 1,628 7.1%
8408 Argos, Indiana 1,626 -8.9%
8409 Aurora, Minnesota 1,626 -12.0%
8410 Perry, Ohio 1,626 35.7%
8411 Pinehurst, Idaho 1,626 -1.9%
8412 Reinbeck, Iowa 1,626 -6.9%
8413 Victoria, Virginia 1,626 -10.3%
8414 Kingsley, Michigan 1,625 8.9%
8415 Marfa, Texas 1,625 -25.5%
8416 St. Francisville, Louisiana 1,625 -5.0%
8417 Chester, New Jersey 1,624 -1.3%
8418 Gordonsville, Virginia 1,624 8.1%
8419 Hillsboro, North Dakota 1,624 4.0%
8420 Springfield, Nebraska 1,624 11.6%
8421 Mitchell, Nebraska 1,623 -11.3%
8422 Ridgely, Tennessee 1,623 -7.3%
8423 Chatham, New York 1,622 -7.5%
8424 Ainsworth, Nebraska 1,620 -12.8%
8425 Wellington, Utah 1,620 -2.5%
8426 Mount Ayr, Iowa 1,619 -13.9%
8427 Pinebluff, North Carolina 1,619 40.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
6003 Monmouth Beach 3,239 -10.1%
6069 Saddle River 3,173 -2.7%
6113 Hamburg 3,131 -0.5%
6114 Netcong 3,131 -3.1%
6195 Wildwood Crest 3,048 -23.3%
6274 Woodbury Heights 2,964 -0.7%
6295 National Park 2,943 -8.0%
6323 Woodlynne 2,915 4.4%
6329 Seaside Heights 2,910 -7.7%
6337 Spring Lake 2,904 -18.8%
6355 Lawnside 2,882 6.6%
6559 Lakehurst 2,708 2.1%
6566 Moonachie 2,702 -1.9%
6587 Clinton 2,687 1.9%
6590 Riverton 2,685 -2.5%
6694 East Newark 2,600 9.4%
6696 Peapack and Gladstone 2,597 7.4%
6720 Pennington 2,576 -4.5%
6735 Swedesboro 2,568 24.9%
6746 Belvidere 2,561 -7.1%
6844 Beverly 2,479 -6.7%
6937 Woodbine 2,414 -10.9%
7159 Alpha 2,255 -9.1%
7161 Ogdensburg 2,255 -14.5%
7220 Gibbsboro 2,218 -8.9%
7237 Wenonah 2,212 -4.4%
7277 Pine Beach 2,184 12.5%
7319 Helmetta 2,155 17.3%
7449 Essex Fells 2,088 -3.3%
7562 Ocean Gate 2,035 -1.9%
7570 Sea Isle City 2,029 -28.8%
7648 Sussex 1,985 -7.5%
7771 Englishtown 1,912 8.0%
7774 Glen Gardner 1,911 0.0%
7782 Hopewell 1,906 -6.3%
7802 Brooklawn 1,898 -18.9%
7874 Laurel Springs 1,866 -5.1%
7875 Lavallette 1,866 -29.9%
7927 Alpine 1,844 -15.9%
8050 Avon-by-the-Sea 1,783 -20.7%
8065 Allentown 1,775 -5.9%
8066 Folsom 1,775 -9.8%
8087 Sea Girt 1,765 -18.0%
8162 Estell Manor 1,729 8.6%
8284 Lake Como 1,682 -7.3%
8293 Island Heights 1,679 -4.3%
8376 Lebanon 1,644 53.2%
8417 Chester 1,624 -1.3%
8429 Chesilhurst 1,618 6.5%
8601 Newfield 1,543 -4.5%
8602 Seaside Park 1,543 -31.8%
8784 Victory Gardens 1,470 -4.7%
9094 Farmingdale 1,354 -14.9%
9104 Frenchtown 1,351 -9.4%
9145 Sea Bright 1,338 -26.6%
9183 Pemberton 1,324 9.5%
9197 Hampton 1,318 -14.9%
9227 Elmer 1,308 -5.2%
9470 Avalon 1,236 -42.4%
9567 Beach Haven 1,205 -5.9%
9592 Surf City 1,199 -17.0%
9649 Milford 1,181 -1.2%
9751 Ship Bottom 1,153 -16.7%
10099 Port Republic 1,052 1.3%
10126 Califon 1,046 -0.9%
10284 Audubon Park 1,002 -8.9%
10294 West Cape May 1,001 -8.6%
10407 Bay Head 977 -21.1%
10753 Far Hills 903 5.3%
10965 Hi-Nella 858 -16.4%
11003 Longport 851 -19.1%
11077 Bloomsbury 839 -5.4%
11094 Roosevelt 836 -10.6%

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