Chester County TN Information


Chester County Subdivisions

Chester County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,718
Daytime Population: Workers 4,669
Daytime Population: Residents 10,327
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 16,427
Population in Familes 13,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,291
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $44,045
Average Household Income $56,728
Per Capita Income $21,433


Total Housing Units 7,256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,535 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,872 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 849 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $123,349
Average Home Value $151,957


Total Households 6,407
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 4,624
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.45%
Households 0.44% 0.45%
Families 0.29% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.25%


Chester County TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester County to the other 95 counties and county equivalents in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 74 23rd
Population Density # 53 44th
Diversity Index # 33 66th
Median Household Income # 28 72nd
Per Capita Income # 53 45th

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