Chester, Arkansas Population 2024

145

Chester is a city located in Crawford County Arkansas. Chester has a 2024 population of 145. Chester is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 145 in 2020.

The average household income in Chester is $46,633 with a poverty rate of 27.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chester is 41 years, 40.8 years for males, and 59.5 years for females.

Chester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chester was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
284.60/sq mi
The current population of Chester, Arkansas is 145 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 145.

Chester, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White80100%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Chester Population by Race

Chester Population Pyramid 2024

Chester Median Age

41

Total

40.8

Male

59.5

Female

Chester Adults

There are 62 adults, (29 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

142.4

Age Dependency Ratio

87.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female3341.25%
Male4758.75%

Chester Population by Age

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All332.4266.733.3
Married133.7769.230.8
Non Family111.1872.727.3
Female9255.644.4
Male000
showing: 5 rows

3.05

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 55.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.11%.

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$106,875

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Chester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chester Language

100% of Chester residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Chester Language

Chester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White802227.5%
showing: 1 rows

27.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.28%

Male Poverty Rate

36.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 27.5% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 27.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.75%.

Chester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.5%
Bachelors or Greater33.33%
High School26.67%
Some College
showing: 4 rows

Chester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Chester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Chester Veterans by War

count

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Chester Veterans by Age

count

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Chester Veterans by Race

Chester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

22.6%

Labor Force Participation

22.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chester Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.25%

Born in Chester

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chester residents were born in the United States, with 76.25% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029145
2028145
2027145
2026145
2025145
2024145
2023145
2022145
2021145
2020145-15-9.38%
2019160-1-0.62%
201816110.63%
201716010.63%
2016159
2015159
2014159
2013159-1-0.62%
2012160-1-0.62%
2011161-1-0.62%
2010162
showing: 20 rows

Chester Population by Year