Chestertown, New York Population 2024

500

Chestertown is a city located in Warren County New York. Chestertown has a 2024 population of 500. Chestertown is currently declining at a rate of -5.48% annually and its population has decreased by -29.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 707 in 2020.

The average household income in Chestertown is $75,444 with a poverty rate of 12.19%. The median age in Chestertown is 39.1 years: 50.9 years for males, and 23.9 years for females.

Chestertown Demographics

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

  • White: 93.37%
  • Two or more races: 4.12%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
130.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-29.28% (-207)
The current population of Chestertown, New York is 500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 707.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White52193.37%
Two or more races234.12%
Other race142.51%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chestertown Population by Race

Chestertown Population Pyramid 2024

Chestertown Median Age

39.1

Total

50.9

Male

23.9

Female

Chestertown Adults

There are 499 adults, (51 of whom are seniors) in Chestertown.

Chestertown Age Dependency

24.6

Age Dependency Ratio

11.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chestertown Sex Ratio

Female32458.06%
Male23441.94%

Chestertown Population by Age

Chestertown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2382.3253.446.6
Non Family711.4577.522.5
Married702.9968.631.4
Male552.8532.767.3
Female421.9814.385.7

2.58

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

53.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chestertown Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6618.33%
Associates Degree246.67%
Bachelors Degree6718.61%
Graduate Degree143.89%
High School Graduate8523.61%
Less Than 9th Grade4813.33%
Some College5615.56%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chestertown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chestertown Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White33322367
Other Race141414
2+ Races1390

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Chestertown Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,107$69,286$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$22,500$0$47,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,843$52,568$33,750
Some College$58,281$59,531$0

$33,843

Average Earnings

$52,568

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Chestertown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chestertown Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chestertown Language

100% of Chestertown residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Chestertown Language

Chestertown Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5216011.52%
Other14857.14%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.37%

Male Poverty Rate

5.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chestertown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chestertown is Other, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chestertown is White, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.92%.

Chestertown Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater23.46%
High School21.18%
Less Than 9th Grade2.63%
Some College0%

Chestertown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Chestertown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chestertown Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$49,261$61,099
Households$61,423$75,444
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$60,134$68,358

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chestertown Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.0%

Male Marriage Rate

29.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chestertown Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chestertown 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 55-64.

Chestertown Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chestertown Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Chestertown Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 548
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Chestertown Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White81.73%

Chestertown Veterans by Race

Chestertown Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chestertown Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

22.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chestertown Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chestertown Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chestertown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.58%

Born in Chestertown

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Chestertown residents were born in the United States, with 91.58% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chestertown Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024500-29-5.48%
2023529-29-5.2%
2022558-29-4.94%
2021587-120-16.97%
202070727764.42%
2019430-85-16.5%
2018515224.46%
20174935011.29%
2016443-321-42.02%
2015764-269-26.04%
20141,03314516.33%
2013888424.96%
2012846496.15%
201179712017.73%
201067700%

Chestertown Population by Year