Latest Data (2018)
Population 1,644
Nationwide Rank 8356

Quick Facts

Chester, New Jersey is the 8,356th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Chester, New Jersey is a borough.

Chester, New Jersey is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Chester, New Jersey's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
8346 Ridgely, Maryland 1,650 20.5%
8347 Daleville, Indiana 1,649 -0.4%
8348 Ritzville, Washington 1,649 -5.0%
8349 Landover Hills, Maryland 1,648 7.3%
8350 Burnsville, North Carolina 1,647 1.6%
8351 Cosmopolis, Washington 1,647 3.4%
8352 Decatur, Tennessee 1,647 17.8%
8353 Holland, Ohio 1,647 26.4%
8354 Weston, Ohio 1,647 -0.6%
8355 Connelly Springs, North Carolina 1,645 -10.5%
8356 Chester, New Jersey 1,644 -0.1%
8357 Franklinville, New York 1,644 -11.1%
8358 McComb, Ohio 1,644 -2.3%
8359 Mulberry, Arkansas 1,644 1.0%
8360 Mount Ayr, Iowa 1,643 -12.6%
8361 Sebewaing, Michigan 1,643 -17.0%
8362 Spencer, Tennessee 1,642 -4.1%
8363 Homer, Michigan 1,641 -11.2%
8364 Mitchell, Nebraska 1,641 -10.3%
8365 Sedgwick, Kansas 1,641 5.3%
8366 Spring Green, Wisconsin 1,641 13.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In New Jersey

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6001 Monmouth Beach 3,228 -10.4%
6031 Saddle River 3,197 -2.0%
6055 Netcong 3,173 -1.8%
6117 Hamburg 3,124 -0.7%
6165 Wildwood Crest 3,074 -22.6%
6268 Woodbury Heights 2,974 -0.4%
6280 National Park 2,958 -7.5%
6299 Spring Lake 2,925 -18.2%
6303 Woodlynne 2,921 4.6%
6320 Seaside Heights 2,906 -7.8%
6333 Lawnside 2,894 7.1%
6498 Moonachie 2,743 -0.4%
6565 Lakehurst 2,700 1.8%
6576 Riverton 2,685 -2.5%
6578 Clinton 2,683 1.7%
6634 East Newark 2,647 11.4%
6688 Peapack and Gladstone 2,591 7.1%
6703 Swedesboro 2,579 25.4%
6704 Belvidere 2,576 -6.5%
6765 Pennington 2,531 -6.1%
6824 Beverly 2,484 -6.5%
6896 Woodbine 2,436 -10.1%
7131 Alpha 2,273 -8.4%
7144 Ogdensburg 2,266 -14.1%
7201 Gibbsboro 2,228 -8.5%
7210 Wenonah 2,222 -3.9%
7268 Helmetta 2,182 18.8%
7282 Pine Beach 2,172 11.9%
7446 Essex Fells 2,085 -3.4%
7522 Sea Isle City 2,044 -28.3%
7562 Ocean Gate 2,026 -2.3%
7604 Sussex 2,003 -6.6%
7747 Englishtown 1,925 8.7%
7767 Hopewell 1,916 -5.8%
7776 Brooklawn 1,912 -18.3%
7778 Glen Gardner 1,912 0.0%
7853 Laurel Springs 1,873 -4.7%
7881 Alpine 1,860 -15.1%
7898 Lavallette 1,853 -30.4%
8034 Folsom 1,792 -9.0%
8041 Allentown 1,788 -5.2%
8058 Avon-by-the-Sea 1,780 -20.8%
8078 Sea Girt 1,771 -17.7%
8194 Estell Manor 1,720 8.1%
8254 Lake Como 1,694 -6.6%
8304 Island Heights 1,674 -4.6%
8341 Lebanon 1,653 54.0%
8356 Chester 1,644 -0.1%
8396 Chesilhurst 1,624 6.9%
8579 Newfield 1,549 -4.2%
8590 Seaside Park 1,545 -31.7%
8731 Victory Gardens 1,490 -3.4%
9077 Sea Bright 1,364 -25.1%
9100 Frenchtown 1,353 -9.3%
9165 Pemberton 1,330 10.0%
9174 Hampton 1,325 -14.5%
9190 Farmingdale 1,321 -17.0%
9215 Elmer 1,310 -5.0%
9425 Avalon 1,247 -41.8%
9609 Surf City 1,193 -17.4%
9615 Beach Haven 1,191 -7.0%
9646 Milford 1,180 -1.3%
9778 Ship Bottom 1,146 -17.2%
10071 Port Republic 1,058 1.9%
10072 Califon 1,057 0.0%
10276 Audubon Park 1,004 -8.7%
10281 West Cape May 1,004 -8.3%
10404 Bay Head 977 -21.1%
10726 Far Hills 911 6.3%
10945 Hi-Nella 860 -16.2%
10957 Longport 858 -18.5%
11058 Roosevelt 842 -10.0%
11068 Bloomsbury 840 -5.2%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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