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Cresco St
Garden Ave

Population of Chester, Iowa

StateIowa
Land Area (mi²)1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)105.4/sq mi
2022 Growth Rate0.71% (1)
Growth Since 2020-6.62% (-10)
Rank in State767th
Rank in Country25583th

The population of Chester, IA in 2022 is estimated to be 141. This is an increase of 0.71% (1 people) compared to the population in 2021.

Population of Chester by Race

Population by Race
  • Total
  • Hispanic
  • Non-Hispanic
Race
Population
Percentage

Population of Chester by Age

Chester Population Pyramid 2022
Chester Median Age
38.8
Total
38.3
Male
47.5
Female
Chester Sex Ratio
57.62%
87
Male
42.38%
64
Female
Chester Age Dependency Ratio
42.9
Old Age Dependency Ratio
53.2
Child Dependency Ratio
Chester Adults
110
Adults
(33 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Population of Chester by Year

Year
PopulationGrowthAnnual Growth Rate

Poverty Rate of Chester

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
  • 11.81%

    Overall Poverty Rate

  • 7.32%

    Male Poverty Rate

  • 17.74%

    Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

While the overall poverty rate of Chester is 11.81%, the rate varies greatly by race. The percentage of people who fell below the poverty line is highest for () and is lowest for (0%).

Across all races and ethnicities, the female poverty rate (17.74%) is generally lower than the male poverty rate (7.32%).

Poverty Rate of Chester by Employment Status and Sex

10%
Female Employed
0%
Female Unemployed
8.11%
Male Employed
0%
Male Unemployed

Poverty Rate of Chester by Education

0%
Less Than 9th Grade
26.47%
High School
8.47%
Some College
0%
Bachelors or Greater

Language of Chester

  • All Ages
  • 5-17
  • 18-64
  • 65+
Top Languages in Chester

The most common language spoken in Chester is English, with 94.24% of people speaking Only English. In addition, 5.04% of people speak Spanish, coming in second.

Educational Attainment of Chester by Race

  • Percentage
  • Count
Race
Total
High School
Bachelors

students have the highest high school graduation rate of all races and ethnicities in Chester, at .

Compared to other races and ethnicities, students have the highest bachelor's degree rate at .

Educational Attainment of Chester by Sex (over 25)

Education AttainedCountPercentage
Graduate Degree00%
Bachelors Degree54.95%
Associates Degree2928.71%
Some College3029.7%
High School Graduate3433.66%
9th to 12th Grade00%
Less Than 9th Grade32.97%

Earnings Statistics of Chester by Educational Attainment

Education AttainedAverageMaleFemale

$33,750

Average Earnings

$38,036

Average Male

$31,000

Average Female

Employment of Chester by Education

  • Labor Force Participation
  • Employment Rate
  • Unemployment Rate

Employment of Chester by Age

  • Labor Force Participation
  • Employment Rate
  • Unemployment Rate
58.8%
Labor Force Participation
58.8%
Employment Rate
0%
Unemployment Rate

Employment of Chester by Race

  • Labor Force Participation
  • Employment Rate
  • Unemployment Rate

Marital Status of Chester

Marriage Rates

  • 64%

    Overall Marriage Rate

  • 62.3%

    Male Marriage Rate

  • 66%

    Female Marriage Rate

Chester Marriage

In Chester, 62.3% of males have never been married, a lower rate than females who have never been married.

Females are more likely to be married at age 35-44, while males are more likely to be married at age 45-54.

Households and Families of Chester

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chester Household Types

Type
Owner
Renter
87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Households of Chester by Type

2.93
Average Family Size
2.36
Average Family Size
Type
Count
PercentageOwned