StatisticChesterCaliforniaNational
Population2,19539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)30125691
Median age47.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%46%43%
Speak English94%56%79%
Speak Spanish3%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Chester is 18% higher than California
  • The median age in Chester is 32% higher than California
  • In Chester 91.94% of the population is White
  • In Chester 0.09% of the population is Black
  • In Chester 0.09% of the population is Asian

Compare Chester, CA Demographics

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      Chester population breakdown by race

      RaceChesterCaliforniaNational
      White91.94%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.09%5.85%12.63%
      Asian0.09%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race7.79%4.62%3.06%
      Other race0.09%13.28%4.75%
      In Chester, 4.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Chester age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Chester, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).