Chesterfield, Missouri Population 2021

47,492
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Chesterfield is a city located in St. Louis County Missouri. With a 2020 population of 47,492, it is the 14th largest city in Missouri and the 836th largest city in the United States . Chesterfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually but its population has increased by 0.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,484 in 2010. Chesterfield reached it's highest population of 47,742 in 2015. Spanning over 34 miles, Chesterfield has a population density of 1,490 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesterfield is $153,552 with a poverty rate of 4.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,200 per month, and the median house value is $379,800. The median age in Chesterfield is 46.5 years, 45.1 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Chesterfield Demographics

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

  • White: 82.14%
  • Asian: 11.53%
  • Black or African American: 3.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.29%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chesterfield, Missouri is 47,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,561.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,484.

Chesterfield, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,10282.14%
Asian5,48811.53%
Black or African American1,8213.83%
Two or More Races1,0882.29%
Some Other Race600.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.10%
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Chesterfield Population by Race

Chesterfield Population Pyramid $2021

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Chesterfield Median Age

46.5


Total

45.1


Male

48.2


Female

Chesterfield Adults

There are 37,592 adults, (11,524 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Age Dependency

82.6

Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield Sex Ratio

Female

24,544

51.56%

Male

23,061

48.44%

Chesterfield Population by Age

Chesterfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chesterfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.6%10.4%
All78%22%
Male69.9%30.1%
Female69%31%
Non Family56.5%43.5%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chesterfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2092.4378
Married11,8982.9689.6
Non Family5,8041.1956.5
Female1,1483.0669
Male3592.9269.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Chesterfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2440.71%
9th to 12th Grade2520.73%
High School Graduate3,86511.23%
Some College4,92514.31%
Associates Degree1,3153.82%
Bachelors Degree12,13435.26%
Graduate Degree11,68033.94%
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Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,40328,02519,037
Asian3,7623,6873,228
Black1,1131,090712
Hispanic680660505
2+ Races440440334
Native American363610
Other Race363617

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.81%.

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$73,181$100,238$47,484
Less Than 9th Grade$26,429$52,734$16,875
High School Graduate$31,396$51,014$22,500
Some College$42,121$70,342$27,754
Bachelors Degree$70,256$96,942$46,893
Graduate Degree$96,300$116,797$71,279

$73,181

Average Earnings

$100,238

Average Male

$47,484

Average Female

Chesterfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chesterfield Language by Age

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Chesterfield Language

84.87% of Chesterfield residents speak only English, while 15.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.37% of the population.

Chesterfield Language

Chesterfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,9991,5754.26%
Asian5,4761663.03%
Black1,7391347.71%
Multiple1,088494.50%
Hispanic1,314272.05%

4.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.02%

Male Poverty Rate

4.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Black, with 7.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Hispanic, with 2.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.09%.

Chesterfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.08%
High School7.09%
Some College3.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.46%

Chesterfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed18.92%
Female Unemployed10.76%
Female Employed3.34%
Male Employed2.89%

Chesterfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesterfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$113,315$153,552
Families$146,670$188,014
Married Families$157,071-
Non Families$48,281$71,836
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Income by Household Type

Chesterfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield Married by Age and Sex

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Chesterfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chesterfield Marital Status by Race

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Chesterfield Marital Status

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2,447

Number of Veterans

2,356

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam912
Korea370
Second Gulf War359
First Gulf War341
World War II129

Chesterfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+898
65 to 74769
35 to 54384
55 to 64295
18 to 34101

Chesterfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2957.26%
Hispanic8510.00%
Black654.73%
Asian441.10%
2+ Races346.43%
Native American919.57%

Chesterfield Veterans by Race

Chesterfield Veterans by Education

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1.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield Employment by Age

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Chesterfield Employment by Race

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Chesterfield 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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53.30%

Born in Chesterfield

85.93%

Native Born

14.07%

Foreign Born

6.57%

Non Citizen

7.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.93% of Chesterfield residents were born in the United States, with 53.30% having been born in Missouri. 6.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chesterfield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,492-23-0.05%
202047,515-23-0.05%
201947,538-23-0.05%
201847,56140.01%
201747,557-57-0.12%
201647,614-128-0.27%
201547,742450.09%
201447,697320.07%
201347,665100.02%
201247,655690.15%
201147,586980.21%
201047,4886860.15%
200046,8028,8112.11%
199037,99137,19147.12%
19808001001.34%
19707006006.70%
19401000.00%

Chesterfield Population by Year