The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 5,056 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||5,049|
|Population in Familes||4,097|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||7|
|Median Household Income||$87,248|
|Average Household Income||$108,676|
|Per Capita Income||$44,426|
|Total Housing Units||2,320 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,582 (68.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||520 (22.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||218 ( 9.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$360,671|
|Average Home Value||$441,245|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.02%|
|Per Capita Income||4.07%|
The table below compares Chester 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||# 196||62nd|
|Population Density||# 301||42nd|
|Diversity Index||# 347||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 176||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 122||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.