Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2018

Chesterfield County, Virginia's estimated population is 343,599 with a growth rate of 1.41% 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
2017335,594-8,005-2.33%
2017343,5994,7841.41%
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
White229,110
Black or African American76,278
Asian11,644
Two or More Races10,314
Some Other Race7,198
American Indian and Alaska Native879
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander171

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chesterfield County, Virginia Median Age

38.8


Total

37.4


Male

40.2


Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Adults

There are 254,189 adults, (44,886 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

173,950

51.83%

Male

161,644

48.17%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households and Families

Chesterfield County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Chesterfield County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All75.3%24.7%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female54.8%45.2%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All120,9072.7475.3
Married67,1683.2886.9
Non Family33,5631.2662.9
Female14,8873.4754.8
Male5,2893.3564.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

4.6%

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 Grade6,9023.08%
9th to 12th Grade11,1955.00%
High School Graduate53,36923.84%
Some College47,48521.21%
Associates Degree19,0868.52%
Bachelors Degree53,33723.82%
Graduate Degree32,53214.53%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White150,173140,65762,295
Black46,96244,16315,098
Hispanic14,81310,2322,811
Asian8,3197,3524,420
Other Race4,2402,996771
Multiple Races3,9273,5301,216
Native American619525173
Islander13013035

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 53.13%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,325$51,581$38,715
Less Than High School$25,844$31,491$16,760
High School Grad$33,911$38,293$28,256
Some College$40,557$48,091$35,182
Bachelors Degree$54,820$70,368$45,655
Graduate Degree$65,741$85,430$52,230

$44,325

Average Earnings

$51,581

Average Male

$38,715

Average Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language by Age

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

89.15% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.85% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.15% of the population.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White209,57310,5275.02%
Black73,4536,2718.54%
Hispanic27,3465,03418.41%
Other7,1231,10115.46%
Multiple10,1961,08410.63%
Asian11,5748537.37%
Native865708.09%

7.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.37%

Male Poverty Rate

7.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 18.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is White, with 5.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.57%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.56%
High School8.39%
Some College4.95%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.87%
Male Unemployed19.01%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Employed3.00%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$76,969$95,342
Families$89,897$108,430
Married Families$102,192$122,192
Non Families$44,445$56,893

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by War

25,610

Number of Veterans

22,322

Male Veterans

3,288

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam8,344
First Gulf War7,382
Second Gulf War5,284
Korea1,865
World War II773

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,427
65 to 746,494
55 to 644,741
75+4,024
18 to 341,924

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White18,24210.34%
Black6,35311.10%
Hispanic8995.07%
2 or More4859.73%
Asian2682.93%
Other1483.11%
Indian10214.72%
Hawaiian129.23%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment Status

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Age

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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