Chester, Montana Population 2020

895

Chester is a city located in Montana. With a 2020 population of 895, it is the 63rd largest city in Montana and the 10785th largest city in the United States. Chester is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 5.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 847 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Chester has a population density of 1,838 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chester is $63,458 with a poverty rate of 6.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $577 per month, and the median house value is $117,200. The median age in Chester is 57.2 years, 52.6 years for males, and 58.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males.

Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 98.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • 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 895, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 891.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 847.

Chester, Montana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06198.88%
Two or More Races121.12%

Chester Population Pyramid 2020

Chester Median Age

57.2


Total

52.6


Male

58.6


Female

Chester Adults

There are 847 adults, (364 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

122.2

Age Dependency Ratio

75.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female

543

50.61%

Male

530

49.39%

Chester Households and Families

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married74.5%25.5%
All62.9%37.1%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family44.3%55.7%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4722.2362.9
Married2472.6574.5
Non Family1741.1944.3
Female312.3951.6
Male205.75100

2.76

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chester Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade172.08%
9th to 12th Grade576.99%
High School Graduate26432.35%
Some College19223.53%
Associates Degree9611.76%
Bachelors Degree12114.83%
Graduate Degree698.46%

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White792732190
Hispanic162
Multiple Races88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,767$30,875$21,538
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$24,167$37,566$
Some College$20,000$18,281$21,719
Bachelors Degree$26,000$$26,000
Graduate Degree$$95,288$

$25,767

Average Earnings

$30,875

Average Male

$21,538

Average Female

Chester Language

Chester Language by Age

Chester Language

97.69% of Chester residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.31% of the population.

Chester Poverty

Chester Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,023686.65%
Hispanic16212.50%

6.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.52%

Male Poverty Rate

11.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is Hispanic, with 12.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 6.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.38%
Some College4.95%
High School4.78%
Bachelors or Greater4.30%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.45%
Male Employed3.09%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chester Income

Chester Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,833$63,458
Families$57,000$78,759
Married Families$64,946-
Non Families$31,618$37,254

Chester Marital Status

Chester Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester Married by Age and Sex

Chester Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Chester Marital Status by Race

Chester Veterans

121

Number of Veterans

121

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Korea24
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War20
World War II14

$Chester Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Employment Status

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chester Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.64%

Born in Montana

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Chester residents were born in the United States, with 66.64% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202089520.22%
201989320.22%
201889150.56%
201788620.23%
201688480.91%
2015876202.34%
2014856-5-0.58%
2013861-16-1.82%
201287780.92%
2011869141.64%
20108550.00%