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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Chidester is 247. Chidester, Arkansas is the 15,814th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Chidester was in 1990, when its population was 486. In 1990, Chidester was the 13,170th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,814th largest city in the US. Chidester is currently 49.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Chidester has shrunk 31.1% since the year 2000. Chidester, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Chidester, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 238. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.8% of the residents of Chidester are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Chidester are 72.1% Black, 27.2% White and 0.7% Asian.
In Chidester, 20.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.8%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Chidester.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.2% of Chidester residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.5% of Chidester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.2% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Chidester residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Chidester is 4.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Chidester, 39.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Chidester is $41,250.
In Chidester, 69.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.4% of housing units in Chidester.
Of all the housing units in Chidester, 26.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Chidester, 10.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Chidester is $525.
In Chidester, 58.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.