Chester, Montana Population 2023

847

Chester is a city located in Liberty County Montana. It is also the county seat of Liberty County. With a 2023 population of 847, it is the 104th largest city in Montana and the 15894th largest city in the United States.Chester is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 847 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Chester has a population density of 1,739 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chester is $62,574 with a poverty rate of 19.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chester is 50 years, 52.1 years for males, and 49.8 years for females.

Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 98.79%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Chester, Montana is 847 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 847.

Chester, Montana Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chester Population by Race

Chester Population Pyramid 2023

Chester Median Age

50

Total

52.1

Male

49.8

Female

Chester Adults

There are 854 adults, (348 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

112.6

Age Dependency Ratio

68.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female60556.23%
Male47143.77%

Chester Population by Age

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.69

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chester Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.49%.

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$27,371

Average Earnings

$37,604

Average Male

$21,932

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

98.94% of Chester residents speak only English, while 1.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Chester Language

Chester Poverty by Race

rate

19.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

17.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 19.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 19.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.05%.

Chester Poverty

Chester Poverty Rate by Education

Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chester Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

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

117

Number of Veterans

117

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Chester Veterans by War

Chester Veterans by Age

count

Chester Veterans by Race

Chester Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

48.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

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

91.03%

Born in Chester

127.04%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

127.04% of Chester residents were born in the United States, with 91.03% having been born in Montana. 0% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Chester Population by Year