Chester SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8

Chester, Virginia Info Snack

Chester is a census-designated place (CDP) in Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States. The population was 20,987 at the 2010 census.
Population
21,957
Unemployment
4.9%
Poverty
7.8%
Median Home
$207,600
Median Income
$67,425
Median Rent
$1,148

Rankings for Chester in Virginia

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3

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4

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5

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Population 17,428

6

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Population 13,996

7

Tuckahoe, VA
Population 48,691

8

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Population 18,659

9

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Population 17,582

10

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Population 13,033

Map Of Chester, VA

Population over time in Chester

Year Population % Change
2017 21,957 -2.7%
2016 22,564 2.9%
2015 21,927 2.7%
2014 21,355 3.6%
2013 20,606 1.0%
2012 20,398 3.0%
2011 19,806 -0.6%
2010 19,918 -

Race / Ethnicity in Chester

White
68.3% (14,999)
African American
19.4% (4,262)
American Indian
0.1% (13)
Asian
1.7% (379)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.5% (761)
Hispanic
7.0% (1,543)
Race Chester VA USA
White 68.3% 62.6% 61.5%
African American 19.4% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 6.2% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.5% 2.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 7.0% 9.0% 17.6%

Household Income For Chester, Virginia

Less than $10,000
3.6% (79,045)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.6% (144,916)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.0% (87,828)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.2% (158,090)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (287,636)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.5% (428,161)
$75,000 to $99,999
19.4% (425,965)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.2% (377,660)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.6% (166,873)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (39,522)
Income Chester VA USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 5.5% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.6% 3.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.0% 7.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.2% 7.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 11.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.5% 17.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 19.4% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.2% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.6% 7.8% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 9.2% 6.3%

Gender in Chester

Female
54.6% (11,991)
Male
45.4% (9,965)
Gender Chester VA USA
Female 54.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 45.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Chester for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.5% (551)
9-12th Grade
6.5% (1,430)
High School / GED
27.7% (6,092)
Some College
22.8% (5,015)
Associate's Degree
11.7% (2,577)
Bachelor's Degree
16.8% (3,696)
Master's Degree
10.4% (2,289)
Professional Degree
0.9% (187)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (116)
Education Chester VA USA
< 9th Grade 2.5% 4.5% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.5% 6.5% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.7% 24.3% 27.3%
Some College 22.8% 19.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 11.7% 7.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 16.8% 21.5% 19.1%
Master's Degree 10.4% 11.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.9% 2.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.8% 1.4%

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