Chester, Montana Population 2022

751
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Chester is a city located in Liberty County Montana. Chester has a 2020 population of 751. It is also the county seat of Liberty County. Chester is currently declining at a rate of -4.33% annually and its population has decreased by -12.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 855 in 2010.

The average household income in Chester is $62,574 with a poverty rate of 8.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $116,300. The median age in Chester is 52.7 years, 52.3 years for males, and 55.9 years for females.

Chester Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chesterwas:

  • White: 99.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chester, Montana is 751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 751.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 855.

Chester, Montana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,08899.00%
Two or More Races111.00%
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Chester Population by Race

Chester Population Pyramid $2022

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Chester Median Age

52.7


Total

52.3


Male

55.9


Female

Chester Adults

There are 832 adults, (351 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

73

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female

589

53.59%

Male

510

46.41%

Chester Population by Age

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female15.4%84.6%
Non Family45.6%54.4%
All61.2%38.8%
Married73.3%26.7%
Male100%0%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4772.2661.2
Married2362.6473.3
Non Family2041.2145.6
Male246.92100
Female133.1515.4

2.93

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Chester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade192.30%
9th to 12th Grade759.09%
High School Graduate24229.33%
Some College21826.42%
Associates Degree10112.24%
Bachelors Degree10813.09%
Graduate Degree627.52%
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Chester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White807728170
Hispanic172
2+ Races11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.07%.

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,411$34,375$20,000
Less Than 9th Grade$14,821$12,857$
High School Graduate$21,667$38,092$14,417
Some College$21,198$$21,250
Bachelors Degree$25,682$48,750$25,000
Graduate Degree$$95,750$

$22,411

Average Earnings

$34,375

Average Male

$20,000

Average Female

Chester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester Language by Age

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Chester Language

97.37% of Chester residents speak only English, while 2.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Chester Language

Chester Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,050878.29%
Hispanic17211.76%
OtherNaN%

8.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 8.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester is Hispanic, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.55%.

Chester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School8.41%
Some College5.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.79%

Chester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.66%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed5.65%

Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,375$62,574
Families$65,903$81,719
Married Families$75,833-
Non Families$31,042$36,952
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Income by Household Type

Chester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Married by Age and Sex

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Chester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Chester Marital Status by Race

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Chester Marital Status

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121

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War24
Korea20
World War II15

Chester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+40
65 to 7439
35 to 5424
55 to 6418
18 to 34

Chester Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12114.56%
Hispanic1588.24%

Chester Veterans by Race

Chester Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Employment by Age

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Chester Employment by Race

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Chester Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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68.79%

Born in Chester

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Chester residents were born in the United States, with 68.79% having been born in Montana. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022751-34-4.33%
2021785-34-4.15%
2020819-34-3.99%
2019853-34-3.83%
201888740.45%
2017883-1-0.11%
201688491.03%
2015875182.10%
2014857-7-0.81%
2013864-12-1.37%
201287670.81%
2011869141.64%
20108550.00%

Chester Population by Year