Chesterfield, Missouri Population 2020

47,558

Chesterfield is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 47,558, it is the 14th largest city in Missouri and the 832nd largest city in the United States. Chesterfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually but its population has increased by 0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,484 in 2010. Chesterfield reached it's highest population of 47,749 in 2015. Spanning over 34 miles, Chesterfield has a population density of 1,492 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chesterfield is $144,259 with a poverty rate of 4.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,177 per month, and the median house value is $370,300. The median age in Chesterfield is 46.6 years, 45.3 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Chesterfield Demographics

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

  • White: 82.93%
  • Asian: 10.77%
  • Black or African American: 4.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Chesterfield, Missouri is 47,558, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 47,644.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,484.

Chesterfield, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,52782.93%
Asian5,13310.77%
Black or African American1,9514.09%
Two or More Races9321.96%
Some Other Race750.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.09%

Chesterfield Population Pyramid 2020

Chesterfield Median Age

46.6


Total

45.3


Male

48.3


Female

Chesterfield Adults

There are 37,471 adults, (11,355 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield.

Chesterfield Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield Sex Ratio

Female

24,802

52.04%

Male

22,861

47.96%

Chesterfield Households and Families

Chesterfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chesterfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All77.4%22.6%
Male75.9%24.1%
Female61.2%38.8%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,2812.4277.4
Married11,7382.9688.2
Non Family5,8081.1959.2
Female1,3032.9861.2
Male4322.8775.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chesterfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2990.87%
9th to 12th Grade3070.89%
High School Graduate3,93511.47%
Some College5,22015.21%
Associates Degree1,5124.41%
Bachelors Degree11,75934.27%
Graduate Degree11,28232.88%

Chesterfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,50228,03618,570
Asian3,6203,5543,047
Black1,1381,087665
Hispanic639616455
Multiple Races357357251
Other Race515141
Native American353512

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 84.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$69,224$95,635$45,586
Less Than High School$$60,536$16,442
High School Grad$32,425$59,453$23,365
Some College$42,172$64,146$29,074
Bachelors Degree$69,096$97,377$43,914
Graduate Degree$91,170$110,700$66,815

$69,224

Average Earnings

$95,635

Average Male

$45,586

Average Female

Chesterfield Language

Chesterfield Language by Age

Chesterfield Language

85.35% of Chesterfield residents speak only English, while 14.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Chesterfield Poverty

Chesterfield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4411,7364.64%
Asian5,1211863.63%
Black1,8381478.00%
Multiple93210411.16%
Hispanic1,329433.24%

4.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.03%

Male Poverty Rate

5.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Multiple, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield is Hispanic, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.13%
High School6.60%
Some College5.31%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.78%
Female Unemployed17.19%
Female Employed3.72%
Male Employed2.82%

Chesterfield Income

Chesterfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$106,250$144,259
Families$137,974$175,986
Married Families$153,125-
Non Families$47,250$68,736

Chesterfield Marital Status

Chesterfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield Married by Age and Sex

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

Chesterfield Veterans

2,473

Number of Veterans

2,362

Male Veterans

111

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam919
Korea476
Second Gulf War312
First Gulf War293
World War II155
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3457.39%
Hispanic13216.54%
Black523.76%
2 or More409.05%
Asian270.71%
Indian920.00%

$Chesterfield Veterans by Education

1.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield 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

53.63%

Born in Missouri

86.87%

Native Born

13.13%

Foreign Born

6.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.87% of Chesterfield residents were born in the United States, with 53.63% having been born in Missouri. 6.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202047,558-43-0.09%
201947,601-43-0.09%
201847,644620.13%
201747,582-43-0.09%
201647,625-124-0.26%
201547,749460.10%
201447,703360.08%
201347,667120.03%
201247,655720.15%
201147,583930.20%
201047,4906880.15%
200046,8028,8112.11%
199037,99137,19147.12%
19808001001.34%
19707006006.70%
19401000.00%