Chester County TN Information


Chester County Subdivisions

Chester County TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 17,684
Population in Households 16,393
Population in Familes 13,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,291
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $44,672
Average Household Income $57,043
Per Capita Income $21,492


Total Housing Units 7,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,551 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,826 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 869 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $135,669
Average Home Value $168,331


Total Households 6,377
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,585
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.39% 0.4%
Households 0.33% 0.39%
Families 0.15% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   3.26%


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, 2018 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 # 54 44th
Diversity Index # 34 65th
Median Household Income # 31 68th
Per Capita Income # 62 36th

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