The Town of Chestertown had a population of 5,486 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Chestertown is located at latitude 39.2204 and longitude -76.0705 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chestertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.
The Town of Chestertown (GNIS ID: 2390785) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chestertown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chestertown: Chester, Chester Town, Chester-Town, New Town, Newtown, New-Town, Port of Chester.
|Population in Households||4,235|
|Population in Familes||2,831|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,251|
|Average Household Size||2.04|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,534 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||999 (39.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,076 (42.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||459 (18.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$274,067|
|Average Home Value||$319,870|
|Median Household Income||$36,953|
|Average Household Income||$55,821|
|Per Capita Income||$25,208|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.85%|
|Per Capita Income||0.99%|
The table below compares Chestertown to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 188||64th|
|Population Density1||# 177||66th|
|Diversity Index2||# 204||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 506||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 387||25th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.