Chester Dodge County, Georgia

Chester: City in Dodge County, Georgia, United States

About

Chester is a city located in the county of Dodge in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,596 and a population density of 697 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,560 inhabitants.

Chester Quick Facts

Population : 1,560 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : Dodge County
Postal code : 31012
Phone Area Codes : 478
Area : 2.29 km2
Altitude : 367 feet / 112 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:28:24 (24th January 2022)
Density : 682 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.31% (2010-2020)
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Location of Chester on Georgia map.
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Geography

Chester is located at 32°23'38"N 83°9'11"W (32.3937800, -83.1529300).

Chester map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chester decreased by 2.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,596 - census
2011 1,579 -1.08% estimation process
2012 1,582 0.19% estimation process
2013 1,597 0.94% estimation process
2014 1,568 -1.85% estimation process
2015 1,574 0.38% estimation process
2016 1,578 0.25% estimation process
2017 1,569 -0.57% estimation process
2018 1,579 0.63% estimation process
2019 1,564 -0.96% estimation process
2020 1,560 -0.26% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,417
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,230
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,743
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,233
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.2%
People over 65 (%) : 12.2%
Female persons, % : 53.4%
White only, percent : 60.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 29.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 2.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 8.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 56.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 632
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.4%

Chester zip code is 31012. County name: Dodge, County fips: 13091

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 60.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $136,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,679
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $882
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,020
2015-2019 Households : 4,429
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.35
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 68.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,243
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,044
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 24,889
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,354
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $56,058
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,475
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 577
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 442
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 129
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 124
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 447
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 126
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 445
2010 population per square mile : 2,643.4
2010 land area in square miles : 3.87
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $237,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,641
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $595
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,420
2015-2019 Households : 2,736
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,120
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 30,747
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,777
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $78,795
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $41,823
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 558
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 226
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 169
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 456
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 39
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 398
2010 population per square mile : 466.3
2010 land area in square miles : 12.96

People born in Chester (1)

American musician Cousin Leroy was born in Chester

Schools in Chester

College & universities near Chester, GA

Code Name City ZIP
483045 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins (GA) 31088

Post offices near Chester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chester Post Office Chester (GA) 31012

Other places with the same name (22)

Other cities in Dodge County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dodge County , GA.

City Name Population Title
Eastman 5,096 City in Dodge County, Georgia, United States
Rhine 364 Town in Dodge County, Georgia, USA
Pitts 287 City in Wilcox County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chester distances to largest Georgia cities