The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 4,923 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 38.9602 and longitude -76.2874 in Queen Anne's County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.1 sq. miles and a water area of 1.71 sq. miles. Queen Anne's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.
The Chester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389311) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||4,916|
|Population in Familes||3,973|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||7|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,266 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,565 (69.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||489 (21.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||212 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$357,300|
|Average Home Value||$448,018|
|Median Household Income||$84,341|
|Average Household Income||$102,843|
|Per Capita Income||$41,931|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.98%|
The table below compares Chester 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||# 196||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 300||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 346||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 166||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 120||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.