The Town of Chestertown had a population of 5,261 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chestertown: Chester, Chester Town, Chester-Town, New Town, Newtown, New-Town, Port of Chester.
|Population in Households||3,994|
|Population in Familes||2,685|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,267|
|Median Household Income||$38,102|
|Average Household Income||$54,564|
|Per Capita Income||$24,887|
|Total Housing Units||2,445 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||931 (38.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,051 (43.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||463 (18.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$294,565|
|Average Home Value||$341,676|
|Average Household Size||2.02|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||1.65%|
The table below compares Chestertown to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 192||63rd|
|Population Density||# 184||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 202||61st|
|Median Household Income||# 501||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 418||19th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.