|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chestertown is 5,603. Chestertown, Maryland is the 4,502nd largest city in the US.
Chestertown is located entirely in Kent County.
The current population of Chestertown (5,603) is it's peak population.
Chestertown has grown 17.6% since the 2000. Chestertown, Maryland is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 65% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Chestertown has a population density of 2,023.9 people per square mile.
|4504||Norwood, New Jersey||5,595||-3.8%|
|4506||New Whiteland, Indiana||5,593||21.2%|
|4507||Lake Bluff, Illinois||5,589||-7.9%|
The total voting age population of Chestertown, Maryland, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,413. The voting age population is 44.2% male and 55.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 26.7% of the residents of Chestertown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chestertown are 78.1% White, 17.0% Black, 3.5% Asian, 1.4% Two or more races and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Chestertown, 15.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 11.1%. On a per-household basis, 4.3% of families are below the poverty line in Chestertown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.1% of Chestertown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.6% of Chestertown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.3% have a bachelor's degree and 26.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chestertown residents aged 5 and older, 6.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chestertown is 1.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chestertown, 16.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chestertown is $47,703.
In Chestertown, 47.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.8% of housing units in Chestertown.
Of all the housing units in Chestertown, 27.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Chestertown, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 330 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chestertown is $842.
In Chestertown, 68.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.