Chester demographics profile

StatisticChesterMassachusettsNational
Population7896,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)56663091
Median age39.239.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%43%43%
Speak English94%77%79%
Speak Spanish0%9%13%
Chester, MA has a population of 789 and is the 16,705th largest city in the United States. The population density is 566 per sq mi which is 10% lower than the Massachusetts average and 524% higher than the national average. The median age in Chester is 39 which is approximately 1% lower than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Chester, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 74% of Chester residents were born in Massachusetts, 22% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Chester is 10% lower than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Chester is 1% lower than Massachusetts.
  • In Chester 98.35% of the population is White.
  • In Chester 0.51% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chester 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Chester population breakdown by race

RaceChesterMassachusettsNational
White98.35%79.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.51%7.26%12.63%
Asian0.00%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race0.63%3.01%3.06%
Other race0.51%4.13%4.75%
In Chester, 4.4% 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, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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