Chesterfield, MO

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Population

47,660

0.119% decline

Median Age

46.8


Median Household Income

$99,848

2.84% growth

Poverty Rate

4.77%


Number of Employees

23,248

0.341% growth

Median Property Value

$360,400

3.86% growth

About

In 2017, Chesterfield, MO had a population of 47.7k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $99,848. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Chesterfield, MO declined from 47,717 to 47,660, a -0.119% decrease and its median household income grew from $97,090 to $99,848, a 2.84% increase.

The population of Chesterfield, MO is 81.8% White Alone, 10.2% Asian Alone, and 3.35% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Chesterfield, MO speak a non-English language, and 94.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chesterfield, MO are Logan University (349 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Chesterfield, MO is $360,400, and the homeownership rate is 77.4%. Most people in Chesterfield, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Chesterfield, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Chesterfield, MO employs 23.2k people. The largest industries in Chesterfield, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,500 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,249 people), and Manufacturing (2,911 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($109,286), Manufacturing ($107,868), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($101,250).

Median household income in Chesterfield, MO is $99,848. Males in Chesterfield, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Chesterfield, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,848

2017 value

± $4,410

2.84%

1 Year Growth

± 6.18%

Households in Chesterfield, MO have a median annual income of $99,848, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $97,090 in 2016, which represents a 2.84% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chesterfield, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2178.51

  2. Census Tract 2178.41

  3. Census Tract 2152.31

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chesterfield, MO was Census Tract 2178.51 with a value of $114,167, followed by Census Tract 2178.41 and Census Tract 2152.31, with respective values of $107,961 and $93,235.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.77% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chesterfield, MO (2.23k out of 46.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 75+.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,850 ± 394

  2. Black

    151 ± 125

  3. Asian

    123 ± 115

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chesterfield, MO is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.2k

2017 Value

± 964

0.341%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chesterfield, MO grew at a rate of 0.341%, from 23.2k employees to 23.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chesterfield, MO, are Management Occupations (4,279 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,953 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,326 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chesterfield, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Chesterfield, MO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (4,279 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,953 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,326 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chesterfield, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.64 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (2.31 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Chesterfield, MO, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($109,000), Management Occupations ($103,559), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($97,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.2k

2017 Value

± 964

0.341%

1 Year growth

± 5.99%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Chesterfield, MO grew at a rate of 0.341%, from 23.2k employees to 23.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chesterfield, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,500 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,249 people), and Manufacturing (2,911 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chesterfield, MO, though some of these residents may live in Chesterfield, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Chesterfield, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,500 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,249 people), and Manufacturing (2,911 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Chesterfield, MO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.64 times higher than expected), Finance & Insurance (2.17 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Chesterfield, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($109,286), Manufacturing ($107,868), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($101,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.4B

  2. $24.9B

  3. $24.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $30.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($24.9B) and Motorized vehicles ($24.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$299B

2020 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

44.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Missouri trade was $299B. This is expected to increase 44.9% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.5B

  2. $14.6B

  3. $10.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $35.5B, followed by Kansas with $14.6B and Texas and $10.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.1% of the population of Chesterfield, MO has health coverage, with 62.3% on employee plans, 1.41% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 0.488% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Chesterfield, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Chesterfield, MO see 811 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (822 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1186 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 387 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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811 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in St. Louis County, MO see an average of 811 patients per year. This represents a 1.34% decrease from the previous year (822 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in St. Louis County, MO in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.93%

Uninsured

62.3%

Employer Coverage

1.41%

Medicaid

17.7%

Medicare

15.1%

Non-Group

0.488%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chesterfield, MO declined by 2.6% from 3.01% to 2.93%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Chesterfield, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Chesterfield, MO is home to a population of 47.7k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 12% of Chesterfield, MO residents were born outside of the country (5.72k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Chesterfield, MO is composed of 39k White Alone residents (81.8%), 4.85k Asian Alone residents (10.2%), 1.6k Black or African American Alone residents (3.35%), 1.34k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.81%), 786 Two or More Races residents (1.65%), 48 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.101%), 43 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0902%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Chesterfield, MO was 46.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Chesterfield, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Chesterfield, MO residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

12%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.72k people

12%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.74k people

As of 2017, 12% of Chesterfield, MO residents (5.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chesterfield, MO was 12%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Missouri residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

94.3%

2017 Citizenship

94%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.3% of Chesterfield, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Chesterfield, MO was 94%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    39k ± 784

  2. Asian Alone

    4.85k ± 613

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.6k ± 463

In 2017, there were 8.03 times more White Alone residents (39k people) in Chesterfield, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.85k Asian Alone and 1.6k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Chesterfield, MO as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    975 ± 229

  2. Korea

    609 ± 156

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    380 ± 149

Chesterfield, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Chesterfield, MO awarded 349 degrees. The student population of Chesterfield, MO is skewed towards women, with 612 male students and 759 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chesterfield, MO are White (299 and 86.7%), followed by Unknown (14 and 4.06%), Black or African American (11 and 3.19%), and Asian (9 and 2.61%).

The largest universities in Chesterfield, MO by number of degrees awarded are Logan University (349 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chesterfield, MO are Chiropractic (197 and 56.4%), Natural Sciences (47 and 13.5%), and Clinical Nutritionist (42 and 12%).

The median tuition costs in Chesterfield, MO are $6,600 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 197 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Professional Doctorate recipients in Chesterfield, MO was Chiropractic with 197 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Professional Doctorate from schools in Chesterfield, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

349 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$6,600

Median Private

In 2017, the Chesterfield, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Logan University with 349 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

207

Degrees Awarded to Men

142

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 207 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chesterfield, MO, which is 1.46 times more than the 142 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    299 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    11 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Chesterfield, MO were to White students. These 299 degrees mean that there were 21.4 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chesterfield, MO was $360,400 in 2017, which is 1.57 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $347,000 to $360,400, a 3.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Chesterfield, MO is 77.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Chesterfield, MO have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Chesterfield, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$360,400

2017 Median

± $5,639

$347,000

2016 Median

± $6,608

In 2017, the median property value in Chesterfield, MO grew to to $360,400 from the previous year's value of $347,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Chesterfield, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chesterfield, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$99,848

Median Household Income

± $4,410

19.4k

Number of Households

± 887

In 2017, the median household income of the 19.4k households in Chesterfield, MO grew to $99,848 from the previous year's value of $97,090.

The following chart displays the households in Chesterfield, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Chesterfield, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chesterfield, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.4%

2017 Homeownership

77.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.4% of the housing units in Chesterfield, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Chesterfield, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chesterfield, MO have a shorter commute time (21.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.592% of the workforce in Chesterfield, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.72%

  3. Carpooled

    4.48%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Chesterfield, MO was Drove Alone (86.9%), followed by those who Worked At Home (6.72%) and those who Carpooled (4.48%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chesterfield, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chesterfield, MO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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