Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2023

Chesterfield County, Virginia's estimated 2023 population is 379,041 with a growth rate of 1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chesterfield County, Virginia is the 5th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 316,236 and has seen a growth of 19.86% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population by Race

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2023

Chesterfield County, Virginia Median Age

39

Total

37.8

Male

40.2

Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Adults

There are 265,513 adults, (51,931 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female180,71251.85%
Male167,78848.15%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population by Age

Chesterfield County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.17

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 92.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.47%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$49,217

Average Earnings

$55,250

Average Male

$42,691

Average Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

87.83% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 12.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.52% of the population.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

8.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.82%

Male Poverty Rate

7.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is Other, with 22.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is White, with 5.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.64%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26,375

Number of Veterans

22,956

Male Veterans

3,419

Female Veterans

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by War

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Age

count

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chesterfield County, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chesterfield County, Virginia 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

52.33%

Born in Chesterfield County, Virginia

87.47%

Native Born

8.13%

Foreign Born

4.07%

Non Citizen

4.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.47% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 52.33% having been born in Virginia. 4.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Place of Birth

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