Chester, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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Chester, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Town of Chester had a population of 1,468 as of July 1, 2018. Chester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 32.3944 and longitude -83.1557 in Dodge County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Chester (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dodge County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 354 feet.

The Town of Chester (GNIS ID: 2406264) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Chester is located within Chester Division of Dodge County.


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Chester, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,468
Population in Households 698
Population in Familes 561
Population in Group Qrtrs 770
Population Density2 1,667
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,635
Average Household Income $61,389
Per Capita Income $17,245

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 108 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (27.4%)
Median Home Value $64,474
Average Home Value $92,757
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 164
Average Household Size 4.26
Family Households 108
Average Family Size 5
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.01% -0.18%
Households 0.0% -0.25%
Families 1.57% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   0.95%

Chester, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 317 50th
Population Density # 82 87th
Diversity Index # 245 61st
Median Household Income # 296 53rd
Per Capita Income # 531 15th

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