Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2018

Chesterfield County, Virginia's estimated population is 343,599 with a growth rate of 3.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chesterfield County, Virginia is the 5th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017343,59911,7603.54%
2016331,839-6,976-2.06%
2016338,8153,5641.06%
2015335,2512,8260.85%
2014332,4254,5461.39%
2013327,8793,8931.20%
2012323,9863,5641.11%
2011320,4223,1981.01%
2010317,224107,95051.58%
1990209,27467,90248.03%
1980141,37264,51783.95%
197076,8555,6587.95%
196071,19730,79776.23%
195040,4009,21729.56%
194031,1835,13419.71%
193026,0495,55327.09%
192020,496-803-3.77%
191021,2992,49513.27%
190018,804-7,407-28.26%
189026,2111,1264.49%
188025,0856,61535.81%
187018,470-546-2.87%
186019,0161,5278.73%
185017,4893411.99%
184017,148-1,489-7.99%
183018,6376343.52%
182018,0038,02480.41%
18109,979-4,509-31.12%
180014,4882741.93%
179014,2140.00%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White226,791
Black or African American75,210
Asian11,471
Two or More Races9,914
Some Other Race7,556
American Indian and Alaska Native814
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander83

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

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Chesterfield County, Virginia Median Age

38.6


Total

37.3


Male

39.8


Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Adults

There are 250,538 adults, (42,475 of which are seniors) in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

172,050

51.85%

Male

159,789

48.15%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households and Families

Chesterfield County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesterfield County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family63%37%
Male61%39%
Female55.6%44.4%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All118,9082.7675.6
Married65,7363.387.6
Non Family33,2081.2563
Female14,6033.4955.6
Male5,3613.4161

3.26

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households

Chesterfield County, Virginia Education

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,2273.28%
9th to 12th Grade11,6345.29%
High School Graduate52,29023.75%
Some College48,09121.85%
Associates Degree17,9188.14%
Bachelors Degree51,28723.30%
Graduate Degree31,67714.39%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White149,022139,37861,036
Black45,68242,33013,939
Hispanic14,0299,4192,622
Asian8,1087,1464,267
Other Race4,4973,123847
Multiple Races3,7203,2371,106
Native American575483147
Islander838349

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 59.04%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,223$50,623$37,927
Less Than High School$23,937$30,741$15,616
High School Grad$33,357$37,834$28,093
Some College$39,822$46,250$34,267
Bachelors Degree$53,823$67,884$45,307
Graduate Degree$65,919$88,811$52,369

$43,223

Average Earnings

$50,623

Average Male

$37,927

Average Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language by Age

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

89.11% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.07% of the population.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White208,87910,3994.98%
Black72,1276,4678.97%
Hispanic25,9105,61521.67%
Other7,4751,24416.64%
Multiple9,7961,04310.65%
Asian11,4016485.68%
Native8029011.22%

7.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

8.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 21.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is White, with 4.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.61%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.48%
High School8.73%
Some College5.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.13%
Male Unemployed18.69%
Female Employed4.07%
Male Employed3.06%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,869$91,567
Families$86,074$104,213
Married Families$98,630$117,617
Non Families$43,453$54,765

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Chesterfield County, Virginia 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 45To54.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by War

26,265

Number of Veterans

23,193

Male Veterans

3,072

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,595
First Gulf War7,505
Second Gulf War5,443
Korea1,857
World War II897

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,874
65 to 746,115
55 to 645,331
75+3,804
18 to 342,141

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,52910.65%
Black6,82012.17%
Hispanic9095.42%
2 or More3186.69%
Asian2803.16%
Other1603.11%
Indian14521.64%
Hawaiian1315.66%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

3.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment Status

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Age

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Race

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Education

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