Chester demographics profile

StatisticChesterGeorgiaNational
Population1,87810,099,320318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,13316791
Median age41.336.237.7
Male/Female ratio7.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)20%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1859%45%43%
Speak English97%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%
Chester, GA has a population of 1,878 and is the 11,397th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,133 per sq mi which is 1178% higher than the Georgia average and 2254% higher than the national average. The median age in Chester is 41 which is approximately 14% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Chester, 20% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 71% of Chester residents were born in Georgia, 26% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Chester is 1178% higher than Georgia.
  • The median age in Chester is 14% higher than Georgia.
  • In Chester 37.97% of the population is White.
  • In Chester 61.55% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chester 0.43% of the population is Asian.

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Chester population breakdown by race

RaceChesterGeorgiaNational
White37.97%59.80%73.35%
Black or African American61.55%31.17%12.63%
Asian0.43%3.70%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race0.05%2.20%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.79%4.75%
In Chester, 2.3% 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.

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