Chester County, Tennessee Population 2018

Chester County, Tennessee's estimated population is 17,119 with a growth rate of -1.36% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chester County, Tennessee is the 73rd largest county in Tennessee.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,119-236-1.36%
201617,3552531.48%
201617,102190.11%
201517,083-18-0.11%
201417,101220.13%
201317,079270.16%
201217,052-74-0.43%
201117,126-67-0.39%
201017,1934,37434.12%
199012,819920.72%
198012,7272,80028.21%
19709,9273583.74%
19609,569-1,580-14.17%
195011,149250.22%
194011,1245214.91%
193010,6039349.66%
19209,6695796.37%
19109,090-806-8.14%
19009,8968279.12%
18909,0690.00%

Chester County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,027
Black or African American1,573
Some Other Race350
Asian205
Two or More Races193
American Indian and Alaska Native7

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chester County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chester County, Tennessee Median Age

37.1


Total

35.6


Male

37.9


Female

Chester County, Tennessee Adults

There are 13,433 adults, (2,881 of which are seniors) in Chester County, Tennessee.

Chester County, Tennessee Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

8,982

51.75%

Male

8,373

48.25%

Chester County, Tennessee Households and Families

Chester County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chester County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
Male75.5%24.5%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female49.7%50.3%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester County, Tennessee Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0012.6972.8
Married3,1973.0985.1
Non Family1,5921.2461.8
Female9833.5649.7
Male2293.5175.5

3.13

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chester County, Tennessee Households

Chester County, Tennessee Education

Chester County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6325.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,11910.21%
High School Graduate4,23338.63%
Some College2,44922.35%
Associates Degree7957.25%
Bachelors Degree9979.10%
Graduate Degree7336.69%

Chester County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,7328,2921,569
Black916690111
Hispanic169105
Other Race12894
Asian797937
Multiple Races624113

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.84%.

Chester County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,262$36,763$28,603
Less Than High School$20,583$30,958$16,250
High School Grad$27,130$35,251$19,809
Some College$32,269$39,336$27,750
Bachelors Degree$40,548$51,080$35,743
Graduate Degree$48,300$51,042$45,938

$32,262

Average Earnings

$36,763

Average Male

$28,603

Average Female

Chester County, Tennessee Language

Chester County, Tennessee Language by Age

Chester County, Tennessee Language

95.89% of Chester County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 4.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0022,27316.23%
Black1,46548232.90%
Hispanic3919925.32%
Other3506719.14%
Multiple1865931.72%

17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester County, Tennessee is Black, with 32.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester County, Tennessee is White, with 16.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.49%.

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.18%
High School15.70%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.31%

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed66.91%
Male Unemployed29.19%
Male Employed8.78%
Female Employed7.28%

Chester County, Tennessee Income

Chester County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,376$53,451
Families$52,463$61,379
Married Families$54,501$
Non Families$20,900$29,819

Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status

Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

Chester County, Tennessee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by War

1,033

Number of Veterans

993

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam273
First Gulf War217
Korea195
Second Gulf War164
World War II58

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+304
35 to 54269
55 to 64193
65 to 74185
18 to 3482

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9357.83%
Black847.06%
2 or More1415.56%
Hispanic31.67%

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Employment Status

Chester County, Tennessee Employment by Age

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Employment by Race

Chester County, Tennessee Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chester County, Tennessee

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Henderson630465512473.92%
Milledgeville 266265-1-0.38%
Enville 18819021.06%
Silerton 111102-9-8.11%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990