Chester, Randolph County, Illinois
Chester: City in Illinois
Chester is a city located in the county of Randolph in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,586 and a population density of 569 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,145 inhabitants.
The city was created 194 years ago in 1828.
Quick Facts about Chester
|Population :||8,145 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Randolph County|
|Postal code :||62233|
|Phone Area Codes :||618|
|Area :||15.08 km2|
|Altitude :||676 feet / 206 meters|
|Capital city :||Chester is capital of Randolph County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1829 (194 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||05:43:59 (29th January 2023)|
|Density :||540 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-5.41% (2010-2020)|
Chester is located at 37°54'49"N 89°49'19"W (37.9136600, -89.8220500).
- Official Website
Official website of Chester
According to census records, the population of Chester decreased by 5.41% in 10 years.
|Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 :||151,625|
|Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 :||143,976|
|Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 :||5.3%|
|April 1, 2020 Population :||151,038|
|April 1, 2010 Population :||143,911|
|People under 5 years old, percentage :||7.2%|
|People under 18 years old, percentage :||24.5%|
|People over 65 (%) :||12.3%|
|Female persons, % :||49.7%|
|White only, percent :||72.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent :||2.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native only, % :||1.0%|
|Asians alone % :||7.1%|
|Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % :||0.4%|
|% of people who have participated in two or more races :||4.6%|
|% of Hispanic or Latino :||51.7%|
|White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. :||35.1%|
|2015-2019 Veterans :||7,669|
|Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 :||27.8%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||51.2%|
|Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 :||51.2%|
|Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 :||$450,200|
|From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage :||$2,293|
|Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 :||$607|
|2015-2019 median gross rent :||$1,448|
|2015-2019 Households :||47,101|
|Population per household, 2015-2019 :||3.16|
|Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 :||86.0%|
|Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 :||45.1%|
|Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 :||92.5%|
|Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 :||87.2%|
|Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 :||78.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 :||23.8%|
|Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 :||7.2%|
|Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage :||13.8%|
|Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||65.9%|
|Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||58.0%|
|Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) :||233,652|
|Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) :||893,780|
|2012 total retail sales ($1,000) :||2,785,965|
|2012 total retail sales per capita :||$18,878|
|Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 :||28.3|
|2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) :||$64,038|
|Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 :||$28,049|
|Percentage of people living in poverty :||14.2%|
|Total number of businesses in 2012 :||12,332|
|Men-owned businesses in 2012 :||6,209|
|Women-owned businesses in 2012 :||4,654|
|Minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||4,675|
|Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 :||7,144|
|Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||1,123|
|Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 :||10,585|
|2010 population per square mile :||3,909.3|
|2010 land area in square miles :||36.81|
Other Places in Chester
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People born in Chester (6)
Schools in Chester
College & universities near Chester, IL
|417442||Career Center of Southern Illinois||Red Bud (IL)||62278|
Amtrak & bus stations near Chester, IL
|DQN||Du Quoin||20 North Chestnut St.||RAIL|
|CDL||Carbondale station||401 South Illinois St.||RAIL|
|MAI||Marion, IL||2100 West Main Street||BUS|
|STL||Gateway Transportation Center||551 South 16th St.||RAIL|
|MVI||Mt. Vernon, IL||102 Potomac Boulevard||BUS|
Post offices near Chester
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Chester Post Office||Chester (IL)||62233|
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Other cities in Randolph County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Randolph County , IL. (more)
|Bremen||106,197||Precinct in Randolph County|
|Campton||11,063||Township in Kane County, Illinois|
|Randolph||4,394||City in Illinois, United States|
|Sparta||4,202||City in Randolph County, Illinois|
|Red Bud||3,442||City in Randolph County, Illinois, United States|
|Steeleville||1,890||Village in Illinois, United States|
|Eden||1,358||Unincorporated settlement in Randolph County in southern Illinois, USA|
|Preston||1,203||Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States|
|Percy||910||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Coulterville||880||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Tilden||827||Town in Illinois, United States|
|Evansville||631||Village in Illinois|
|Blair||602||Place in Illinois, United States|
|Prairie du Rocher||548||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Ellis Grove||345||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Baldwin||335||Village in Randolph County, Illinois, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Chester distances to largest Illinois cities