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Chester, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Chester Census Designated Place had a population of 121 as of July 1, 2015. Chester ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester is located at latitude 36.2157 and longitude -98.9213 in Major County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Major County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,716 feet.

The Chester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629911) 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.

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, 2015.

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Chester, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 121
Population in Households 121
Population in Familes 105
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (26.3%)
Median Home Value $106,250
Average Home Value $127,551


Median Household Income $42,950
Average Household Income $52,639
Per Capita Income $23,042
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 1.13%
Households 0.7% 1.39%
Families 2.44% 0.93%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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.

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Chester, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 618 16th
Population Density1 # 685 7th
Diversity Index2 # 709 3rd
Median Household Income # 286 61st
Per Capita Income # 219 70th

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