In 2020, Chester, VA had a population of 22.1k people with a median age of 37.9 and a median household income of $73,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Chester, VA grew from 22,032 to 22,098, a 0.3% increase and its median household income grew from $70,519 to $73,800, a 4.65% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chester, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.9%), Other (Hispanic) (4.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), and White (Hispanic) (2.74%).
None of the households in Chester, VA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.8% of the residents in Chester, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chester, VA are John Tyler Community College (1,749 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Chester, VA was $233,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.
Most people in Chester, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Chester, VA was 2 cars per household.