Chester, Minnesota Population 2024

102

Chester is a city located in Pennington County, Polk County, and Red Lake County Minnesota. Chester has a 2024 population of 102. Chester is currently growing at a rate of 2% annually and its population has increased by 4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 98 in 2020.

The average household income in Chester is $137,713 with a poverty rate of 3.75%. The median age in Chester is 55.3 years: 38.5 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 92.5%
  • Black or African American: 5%
  • Two or more races: 2.5%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
35.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.08% (4)
The current population of Chester, Minnesota is 102 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 98.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7492.5%
Black or African American45%
Two or more races22.5%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chester Population by Race

Chester Population Pyramid 2024

Chester Median Age

55.3

Total

38.5

Male

56.5

Female

Chester Adults

There are 61 adults, (27 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

135.3

Age Dependency Ratio

79.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female3037.5%
Male5062.5%

Chester Population by Age

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All312.581000
Married262.811000
Non Family51.41000
Male0000
Female0000

2.81

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chester Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade34.92%
Associates Degree1118.03%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree58.2%
High School Graduate2439.34%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1829.51%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White57541
Black444

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

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

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$112,778$113,472$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$60,000$89,583$30,417
Some College$50,000$89,167$31,250

$60,000

Average Earnings

$89,583

Average Male

$30,417

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 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Chester Language

Chester Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7434.05%

3.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

2%

Male Poverty Rate

6.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.53%.

Chester Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.9%
High School4.17%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Chester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed9.09%
Female Unemployed0%

Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$132,500$155,181
Households$122,917$137,713
Married Families$132,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,938$46,880

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

90.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

88.2%

Male Marriage Rate

92.6%

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 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Chester Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chester Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Chester Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+1
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Chester Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11.75%

Chester Veterans by Race

Chester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

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

82.5%

Born in Chester

95%

Native Born

5%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95% of Chester residents were born in the United States, with 82.5% having been born in Minnesota. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Chester Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911221.82%
202811021.85%
202710821.89%
202610621.92%
202510421.96%
202410222%
202310022.04%
20229822.08%
202196-2-2.04%
2020982228.95%
20197600%
201876-1-1.3%
20177711.32%
20167600%
20157600%
20147600%
20137611.33%
20127500%
20117500%
20107500%

Chester Population by Year