Chester, South Dakota Population 2022

257
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Chester is a city located in Lake County South Dakota. Chester has a 2020 population of 257. Chester is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 257 in 2010.

The average household income in Chester is $80,060 with a poverty rate of 6.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $121,100. The median age in Chester is 43.9 years, 41.6 years for males, and 45.7 years for females.

Chester Demographics

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

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Chester, South Dakota is 257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 257.

Chester, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

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Chester Population by Race

Chester Population Pyramid 2022

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Chester Median Age

43.4


Total

35.5


Male

49.9


Female

Chester Adults

There are 211 adults, (37 of whom are seniors) in Chester.

Chester Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester Sex Ratio

Female

99

34.74%

Male

186

65.26%

Chester Population by Age

Chester Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chester Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family90.5%9.5%
All78.4%21.6%
Married68.4%31.6%
Male0%0%
Female0%0%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1392.0578.4
Married762.8768.4
Male00
Female00
Non Family631.0690.5

2.87

Average Family Size

2.05

Average Household Size

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Chester Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade178.33%
High School Graduate5727.94%
Some College6833.33%
Associates Degree188.82%
Bachelors Degree3818.63%
Graduate Degree62.94%
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Chester Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.57%.

Chester Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,031$56,912$36,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$51,750$55,441$
Some College$40,250$103,125$36,500
Bachelors Degree$68,375$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$42,031

Average Earnings

$56,912

Average Male

$36,750

Average Female

Chester Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester Language by Age

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Chester Language

100.00% of Chester residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Chester Language

Chester Poverty by Race

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6.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.38%

Male Poverty Rate

8.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester is White, with 6.32% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.51%.

Chester Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.76%
High School17.54%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater13.64%

Chester Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chester Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,438$82,343
Families$103,500$123,116
Married Families$103,500-
Non Families$37,614$33,157
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Income by Household Type

Chester Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chester Marital Status by Race

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Chester Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War10
Vietnam8
Korea2
World War II

Chester Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 546
55 to 646
65 to 748
75+2

Chester Veterans by Age

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Chester Veterans by Race

Chester Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.5%

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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83.86%

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 83.86% having been born in South Dakota. 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
20102610.00%
20112610.00%
20122610.00%
20132610.00%
20142610.00%
20152610.00%
20162610.00%
20172610.00%
20182610.00%
20192610.00%
2020257-4-1.53%
20212570.00%
20222570.00%

Chester Population by Year