Chester County, Tennessee Population 2022

Chester County, Tennessee's estimated population is 17,453 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chester County, Tennessee is the 74th largest county in Tennessee. The 2010 Population was 17,194 and has seen a growth of 1.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18909,0690.00%
19009,8968279.12%
19109,090-806-8.14%
19209,6695796.37%
193010,6039349.66%
194011,1245214.91%
195011,149250.22%
19609,569-1,580-14.17%
19709,9273583.74%
198012,7272,80028.21%
199012,819920.72%
201017,1944,37534.13%
201117,150-44-0.26%
201217,076-74-0.43%
201317,116400.23%
201417,136200.12%
201517,123-13-0.08%
201617,13070.04%
201717,154240.14%
201817,245910.53%
201917,297520.30%
202017,349520.30%
202117,401520.30%
202217,453520.30%
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Chester County, Tennessee Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,87786.19%
Black or African American1,6589.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.04%
Asian870.50%
Some Other Race3041.76%
Two or More Races3271.89%
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Chester County, Tennessee Population by Race

Chester County, Tennessee Population Pyramid 2022

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Chester County, Tennessee Median Age

37.5


Total

36.7


Male

40


Female

Chester County, Tennessee Adults

There are 13,456 adults, (2,984 of whom are seniors) in Chester County, Tennessee.

Chester County, Tennessee Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chester County, Tennessee Sex Ratio

Female

8,973

51.99%

Male

8,287

48.01%

Chester County, Tennessee Population by Age

Chester County, Tennessee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chester County, Tennessee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
Male86.5%13.5%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female53.8%46.2%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chester County, Tennessee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9922.6677.2
Married3,3793.1487.9
Male4212.8686.5
Female6113.4253.8
Non Family1,5811.360.8

3.09

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Chester County, Tennessee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3082.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,35111.97%
High School Graduate4,78042.36%
Some College2,29920.38%
Associates Degree7476.62%
Bachelors Degree1,1089.82%
Graduate Degree6906.12%
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Chester County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chester County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian342623
2+ Races14510130
White9,7888,2961,670
Black1,05099575
Other Race124100
Hispanic266206

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.65%.

Chester County, Tennessee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,185$44,264$31,927
Less Than 9th Grade$26,801$37,543$23,611
High School Graduate$34,476$40,767$27,324
Some College$43,318$51,156$30,802
Bachelors Degree$43,446$43,699$42,007
Graduate Degree$50,476$64,327$45,826

$39,185

Average Earnings

$44,264

Average Male

$31,927

Average Female

Chester County, Tennessee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chester County, Tennessee Language by Age

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Chester County, Tennessee Language

97.94% of Chester County, Tennessee residents speak only English, while 2.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Chester County, Tennessee Language

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple32714845.26%
Hispanic44014432.73%
Black1,57340825.94%
Asian661725.76%
White13,5131,40410.39%
Other143NaN%

13.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.84%

Male Poverty Rate

14.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chester County, Tennessee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chester County, Tennessee is Multiple, with 45.26% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.84%.

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.69%
High School10.98%
Some College13.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.24%
Male Unemployed32.97%
Female Employed6.88%
Female Unemployed27.03%

Chester County, Tennessee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chester County, Tennessee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,336$60,399
Families$57,310$69,952
Married Families$68,196-
Non Families$23,665$31,949
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Income by Household Type

Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Married by Age and Sex

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Chester County, Tennessee 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 45-54.

Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status by Race

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Chester County, Tennessee Marital Status

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929

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War198
First Gulf War207
Vietnam444
Korea115
World War II

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3494
35 to 54148
55 to 64141
65 to 74245
75+301

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8467.20%
Black735.89%
2+ Races106.85%
Hispanic41.93%

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Race

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.5%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Chester County, Tennessee Employment by Age

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Chester County, Tennessee Employment by Race

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Chester County, Tennessee 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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69.15%

Born in Chester County, Tennessee

98.59%

Native Born

1.41%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.59% of Chester County, Tennessee residents were born in the United States, with 69.15% having been born in Tennessee. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chester County, Tennessee Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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