Latest Data (2017)
Population 1,665
Nationwide Rank 8309

Quick Facts

Chester, New Jersey is the 8,309th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Chester, New Jersey is a borough.

Chester, New Jersey is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Chester had its largest population ever.

Chester, New Jersey is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
8299 Lake City, Iowa 1,670 -8.3%
8300 John Day, Oregon 1,669 -7.8%
8301 Landover Hills, Maryland 1,669 8.7%
8302 Lebanon, New Jersey 1,669 55.5%
8303 Lockney, Texas 1,669 -18.4%
8304 Batavia, Ohio 1,668 -0.5%
8305 Island Heights, New Jersey 1,667 -5.0%
8306 Arcadia, Indiana 1,666 -4.4%
8307 Mount Ayr, Iowa 1,666 -11.4%
8308 Senath, Missouri 1,666 1.0%
8309 Chester, New Jersey 1,665 1.0%
8310 Daleville, Indiana 1,665 0.5%
8311 Sedgwick, Kansas 1,665 6.9%
8312 Watervliet, Michigan 1,665 -9.5%
8313 Bluff City, Tennessee 1,664 6.3%
8314 Pleasantville, Iowa 1,664 7.7%
8315 Louisa, Virginia 1,663 18.4%
8316 Hoschton, Georgia 1,662 51.5%
8317 Jonesboro, Indiana 1,662 -14.6%
8318 Coaling, Alabama 1,660 39.3%
8319 Franklinville, New York 1,660 -10.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
5965 Saddle River 3,262 0.0%
5989 Monmouth Beach 3,236 -10.2%
5995 Netcong 3,229 -0.1%
6078 Wildwood Crest 3,137 -21.0%
6087 Hamburg 3,132 -0.4%
6229 Woodbury Heights 2,996 0.3%
6242 National Park 2,985 -6.7%
6267 Spring Lake 2,962 -17.1%
6278 Woodlynne 2,947 5.5%
6304 Lawnside 2,920 8.0%
6324 Seaside Heights 2,903 -7.9%
6420 Moonachie 2,800 1.6%
6505 East Newark 2,735 15.1%
6546 Riverton 2,706 -1.7%
6551 Clinton 2,701 2.4%
6556 Lakehurst 2,697 1.7%
6663 Peapack and Gladstone 2,610 7.9%
6669 Belvidere 2,603 -5.6%
6679 Swedesboro 2,594 26.2%
6686 Pennington 2,589 -4.0%
6785 Beverly 2,504 -5.8%
6849 Woodbine 2,461 -9.2%
7085 Alpha 2,297 -7.4%
7118 Ogdensburg 2,282 -13.5%
7168 Gibbsboro 2,247 -7.7%
7178 Wenonah 2,239 -3.2%
7198 Helmetta 2,223 21.0%
7280 Pine Beach 2,168 11.6%
7328 Essex Fells 2,137 -1.0%
7470 Sea Isle City 2,068 -27.4%
7551 Sussex 2,024 -5.6%
7556 Ocean Gate 2,021 -2.6%
7697 Hopewell 1,948 -4.2%
7708 Englishtown 1,943 9.7%
7730 Brooklawn 1,934 -17.3%
7750 Glen Gardner 1,924 0.6%
7816 Alpine 1,890 -13.8%
7824 Laurel Springs 1,886 -4.1%
7897 Lavallette 1,849 -30.6%
7964 Folsom 1,815 -7.8%
7974 Allentown 1,811 -4.0%
8016 Avon-by-the-Sea 1,794 -20.2%
8060 Sea Girt 1,774 -17.6%
8191 Estell Manor 1,720 8.1%
8197 Lake Como 1,717 -5.3%
8302 Lebanon 1,669 55.5%
8305 Island Heights 1,667 -5.0%
8309 Chester 1,665 1.0%
8361 Chesilhurst 1,639 7.8%
8536 Newfield 1,561 -3.4%
8569 Seaside Park 1,549 -31.5%
8652 Victory Gardens 1,516 -1.7%
9001 Sea Bright 1,389 -23.8%
9074 Frenchtown 1,366 -8.4%
9138 Pemberton 1,340 10.8%
9158 Hampton 1,331 -14.1%
9203 Elmer 1,312 -4.9%
9252 Farmingdale 1,298 -18.4%
9357 Avalon 1,267 -40.9%
9612 Milford 1,189 -0.5%
9622 Surf City 1,187 -17.8%
9634 Beach Haven 1,182 -7.7%
9771 Ship Bottom 1,143 -17.4%
9989 Port Republic 1,080 4.0%
10033 Califon 1,068 1.1%
10228 West Cape May 1,015 -7.3%
10240 Audubon Park 1,012 -8.0%
10377 Bay Head 981 -20.8%
10636 Far Hills 927 8.1%
10863 Longport 876 -16.8%
10905 Hi-Nella 867 -15.5%
10990 Roosevelt 854 -8.7%
11029 Bloomsbury 846 -4.6%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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