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The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 5,119 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 38.9754 and longitude -76.2894 in Queen Anne's County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||5,119 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,112 (99.9%)|
|Population in Families||4,117 (80.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||7 ( 0.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$95,764|
|Average Household Income||$115,804|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$47,690|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,394 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,617 (67.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||524 (21.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||253 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$359,279|
|Average Home Value||$462,400|
|Housing Affordability Index3||158|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.17%|
|Per Capita Income||1.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||3.9%|
The table below compares Chester 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||# 194||63rd|
|Population Density||# 304||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 167||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 253||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 137||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 350||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.