The Town of Chestertown had a population of 5,153 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Chestertown is located at latitude 39.209 and longitude -76.0666 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chestertown 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chestertown: Chester, Chester Town, Chester-Town, New Town, Newtown, New-Town, Port of Chester.
|Total Population||5,153 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,886 (75.4%)|
|Population in Families||2,583 (50.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,267 (24.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,066|
|Average Household Income||$73,772|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,092|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,391 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||875 (36.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,058 (44.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||457 (19.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$266,842|
|Average Home Value||$376,058|
|Housing Affordability Index3||106|
|Average Household Size||2.01|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.82%|
|Per Capita Income||1.66%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.14%|
The table below compares Chestertown to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 193||63rd|
|Population Density||# 213||59th|
|Median Household Income||# 451||13th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 84||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 360||31st|
|Diversity Index||# 207||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.