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Chester City, Illinois Demographics Analysis

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Chester City, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Chester City, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 179

5 to 9 years : 131

10 to 14 years : 155

15 to 17 years : 60

18 and 19 years : 89

20 years : 106

21 years : 105

22 to 24 years : 375

25 to 29 years : 841

30 to 34 years : 760

35 to 39 years : 652

40 to 44 years : 710

45 to 49 years : 581

50 to 54 years : 516

55 to 59 years : 304

60 and 61 years : 37

62 to 64 years : 57

65 and 66 years : 65

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 75

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 79

85 years and over : 24

Female:

Under 5 years : 98

5 to 9 years : 64

10 to 14 years : 111

15 to 17 years : 112

18 and 19 years : 6

20 years : 4

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 54

25 to 29 years : 142

30 to 34 years : 61

35 to 39 years : 125

40 to 44 years : 199

45 to 49 years : 71

50 to 54 years : 164

55 to 59 years : 152

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 25

67 to 69 years : 65

70 to 74 years : 47

75 to 79 years : 102

80 to 84 years : 39

85 years and over : 142


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Chester City, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,078

Multiple ancestry : 1,279

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 72

Ancestry not reported : 1,450


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Chester City, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 7,535

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 23

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 63

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 73

Not a U.S. citizen : 185


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Chester City, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 277

5 to 17 years : 633

18 to 24 years : 767

25 to 34 years : 1,804

35 to 44 years : 1,686

45 to 54 years : 1,332

55 to 59 years : 456

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 100

65 to 74 years : 342

75 years and over : 419

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 228

5 to 17 years : 573

18 to 24 years : 580

25 to 34 years : 1,416

35 to 44 years : 1,226

45 to 54 years : 924

55 to 59 years : 309

60 and 61 years : 52

62 to 64 years : 64

65 to 74 years : 238

75 years and over : 305

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 49

5 to 17 years : 47

18 to 24 years : 128

25 to 34 years : 279

35 to 44 years : 405

45 to 54 years : 342

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 98

75 years and over : 106

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 11

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 59

25 to 34 years : 98

35 to 44 years : 34

45 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 6

75 years and over : 8


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,448

Female : 1,467

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,258

Female : 362

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 70

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 223

Female : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 3,671

Born in other state in the United States : 1,069

Native: born outside the United States : 58

Foreign born : 177


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Chester City, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,853

Now married, except separated : 1,534

Divorced : 596

Separated : 37

Widowed : 244

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 671

Now married, except separated : 479

Divorced : 219

Separated : 23

Widowed : 146

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 11

Now married, except separated : 63

Divorced : 12

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 34

Divorced : 55

Separated : 0

Widowed : 8


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Chester City, Illinois)

Speak only English : 7,212

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 164

Speak English less than "very well" : 116

German:

Speak English "very well" : 61

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 12


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Chester City, Illinois

  • German: 1,747   (36.4%)
  • Irish: 635   (13.2%)
  • United States Or American: 451   (9.4%)
  • Other Groups: 448   (9.3%)
  • English: 370   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 258   (5.4%)
  • Polish: 198   (4.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 136   (2.8%)
  • Scottish: 129   (2.7%)
  • Dutch: 72   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 57   (1.2%)
  • Greek: 30   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 28   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 26   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 25   (0.5%)
  • British: 25   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 21   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 20   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 19   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 17   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 15   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 13   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 6   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 5   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 4   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Chester City, Illinois is 7,879



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Chester City, Illinois: 5,999
Female Population in Chester City, Illinois: 1,880


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Chester City, Illinois: 36.5
Median Female Resident Age in Chester City, Illinois: 43.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Chester City, Illinois


White


Both sexes

40.1

Male

38.2

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.6

Male

34.6

Female

37.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

26.5

Male

26.8

Female

18.5

Asian


Both sexes

33.5

Male

31.0

Female

43.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.8

Male

30.3

Female

23.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

22.0

Male

23.5

Female

14.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.1

Male

30.5

Female

23.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.0

Male

39.1

Female

44.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Chester City, Illinois


  • White: 4,975
  • African American: 2,565
  • American Indian: 40
  • Asian: 25
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 223
  • Two or More Races: 51



(updated 2013)













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