|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chester is 1,672. Chester, New Jersey is the 8,299th largest city in the US.
The current population of Chester (1,672) is it's peak population.
Chester has grown 1.5% since the 2000. Chester, New Jersey's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8294||Big Timber, Montana||1,673||0.1%|
|8298||Quogue, New York||1,673||62.4%|
|8299||Chester, New Jersey||1,672||1.5%|
|8300||Greenwich, New York||1,672||-11.9%|
|8303||Crescent City, Florida||1,670||-6.7%|
|8304||Estell Manor, New Jersey||1,670||4.9%|
The total voting age population of Chester, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,161. The voting age population is 48.9% male and 51.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.9% of the residents of Chester are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chester are 88.2% White, 7.1% Other, 1.6% Asian, 1.3% Black, 1.0% American Indian and 0.7% Two or more races. Additionally, 13.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chester, 7.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.8%. On a per-household basis, 2.6% of families are below the poverty line in Chester.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.3% of Chester residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.6% of Chester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 55.4% have a bachelor's degree and 23.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chester residents aged 5 and older, 16.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 11.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chester is 3.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chester, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chester is $105,500.
In Chester, 76.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.9% of housing units in Chester.
Of all the housing units in Chester, 15.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Chester, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chester is $1,500.
In Chester, 84.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.