Chester Center, Connecticut Population 2024

1,729

Chester Center is a city located in Middlesex County Connecticut. Chester Center has a 2024 population of 1,729. Chester Center is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,731 in 2020.

The average household income in Chester Center is $97,037 with a poverty rate of 14.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chester Center is 49.9 years, 51.8 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Chester Center Demographics

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

  • White: 89.18%
  • Other race: 5.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Black or African American: 2.37%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
866.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.12% (-2)
The current population of Chester Center, Connecticut is 1,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,731.

Chester Center, Connecticut Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,54289.18%
Other race915.26%
Two or more races472.72%
Black or African American412.37%
Native American60.35%
Asian20.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chester Center Population by Race

Chester Center Population Pyramid 2024

Chester Center Median Age

49.9

Total

51.8

Male

49.2

Female

Chester Center Adults

There are 1,435 adults, (553 of whom are seniors) in Chester Center.

Chester Center Age Dependency

96

Age Dependency Ratio

62.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Center Sex Ratio

Female79045.69%
Male93954.31%

Chester Center Population by Age

Chester Center Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7702.0568.731.3
Married3452.8181.418.6
Non Family2601.0455.444.6
Female1311.9953.446.6
Male342.241000
showing: 5 rows

2.55

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chester Center 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 Center Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester Center Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Chester Center Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,188

Average Earnings

$61,296

Average Male

$43,681

Average Female

Chester Center Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester Center Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chester Center Language

92.9% of Chester Center residents speak only English, while 7.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.

Chester Center Language

Chester Center Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,44122915.89%
Black391333.33%
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14.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.71%

Male Poverty Rate

11.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester Center

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester Center is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester Center is White, with 15.89% 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 0.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.07%.

Chester Center Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.67%
High School16.83%
Some College6.68%
Bachelors or Greater1.58%
showing: 4 rows

Chester Center Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed79.31%
Female Employed0.7%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Chester Center Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Center Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chester Center Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Center Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chester Center Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chester Center Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chester Center Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

102

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Chester Center Veterans by War

count

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Chester Center Veterans by Age

count

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Chester Center Veterans by Race

Chester Center Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Center Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Center Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chester Center Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chester Center 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

70.62%

Born in Chester Center

91.9%

Native Born

8.1%

Foreign Born

3.7%

Non Citizen

4.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.9% of Chester Center residents were born in the United States, with 70.62% having been born in Connecticut. 3.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chester Center Place of Birth

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,729
20231,729
20221,7291076.6%
20211,622-109-6.3%
20201,73116510.54%
20191,566-87-5.26%
20181,653-107-6.08%
20171,760-226-11.38%
20161,9861397.53%
20151,847864.88%
20141,761-87-4.71%
20131,8481649.74%
20121,684-22-1.29%
20111,7061489.5%
20101,558
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Chester Center Population by Year