Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2024

392,672

Chesterfield County, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 392,672 with a growth rate of 1.85% 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 317,210 and has seen a growth of 23.79% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029428,3327,1321.69%
2028421,2007,1321.72%
2027414,0687,1321.75%
2026406,9367,1321.78%
2025399,8047,1321.82%
2024392,6727,1321.85%
2023385,5407,1321.88%
2022378,4087,1321.92%
2021371,2765,5001.5%
2020365,77612,4003.51%
2019353,3764,6721.34%
2018348,7045,2041.51%
2017343,5004,8231.42%
2016338,6773,5841.07%
2015335,0932,8720.86%
2014332,2214,5001.37%
2013327,7213,7791.17%
2012323,9423,5981.12%
2011320,3443,1340.99%
2010317,210
1990209,27467,90248.03%
1980141,37264,51783.95%
197076,8555,6587.95%
196071,19730,79776.23%
195040,4009,21729.56%
194031,1835,13419.71%
193026,0495,55327.09%
192020,496-803-3.77%
191021,2992,49513.27%
190018,804-7,407-28.26%
189026,2111,1264.49%
188025,0856,61535.81%
187018,470-546-2.87%
186019,0161,5278.73%
185017,4893411.99%
184017,148-1,489-7.99%
183018,6376343.52%
182018,0038,02480.41%
18109,979-4,509-31.12%
180014,4882741.93%
179014,214-414,118-96.68%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.85% (7,132)
County Website
Chesterfield County
2010 Population
317,210
Area
423 mi²
Density
928 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
23.79% (75,462)
Founded
May 25, 1749

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White226,43461.86%
Black or African American86,49523.63%
Two or more races19,6665.37%
Other race19,4895.32%
Asian12,8313.51%
Native American8240.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2800.08%
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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 2024

Chesterfield County, Virginia Median Age

38.9

Total

37.9

Male

40

Female

Chesterfield County, Virginia Adults

There are 279,793 adults, (56,897 of whom are seniors) in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Chesterfield County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female188,68151.55%
Male177,33848.45%

Chesterfield County, Virginia Population by Age

Chesterfield County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All134,1442.777.422.6
Married74,7123.2489.210.8
Non Family36,8271.2364.735.3
Female16,6503.2758.341.7
Male5,9553.4261.538.5
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chesterfield County, Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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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

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.74%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,482

Average Earnings

$63,043

Average Male

$50,410

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

86.93% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 13.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.13% of the population.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Language

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White215,0559,3444.34%
Black84,1338,1409.68%
Hispanic35,7354,79313.41%
Other19,2653,23416.79%
Multiple18,7241,3817.38%
Asian12,7701,0368.11%
Native78213817.65%
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6.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is Native, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chesterfield County, Virginia is White, with 4.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.71%.

Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.22%
High School7.75%
Some College6.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.2%
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Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.33%
Male Unemployed11.66%
Female Employed3.71%
Male Employed2.81%
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Chesterfield County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chesterfield County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chesterfield County, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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

25,892

Number of Veterans

22,466

Male Veterans

3,426

Female Veterans

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Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chesterfield County, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

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

54.57%

Born in Chesterfield County, Virginia

91.12%

Native Born

8.88%

Foreign Born

4.35%

Non Citizen

4.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.12% of Chesterfield County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 54.57% having been born in Virginia. 4.35% 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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