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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chesterwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Chester
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.