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Chester, South Dakota - Basic Facts

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The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 283 as of July 1, 2016. Chester ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 43.8996 and longitude -96.9278 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,601 feet.

The Chester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584549) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chester Census Designated Place is located within Township of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Chester Census Designated Place, SD Boundary Map



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Chester, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 283
Population in Households 263
Population in Familes 228
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 347
Diversity Index2 4
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 118
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $210,000
Average Home Value $289,387
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $63,716
Average Household Income $73,023
Per Capita Income $27,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.3% 1.84%
Households 1.43% 1.96%
Families 3.41% 1.92%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Chester, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 194 51st
Population Density1 # 226 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 351 9th
Median Household Income # 30 93rd
Per Capita Income # 183 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.