Chester Center CDP, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chester Center CDP, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Chester Center Census Designated Place had a population of 1,527 as of July 1, 2017. Chester Center CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chester Center CDP is located at latitude 41.4017 and longitude -72.4523 in Middlesex County. The formal boundaries for the Chester Center Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Chester Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378346) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chester Center Census Designated Place is located within Town of Chester, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chester Center CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Chester Center CDP, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,527
Daytime Population: Workers 984
Daytime Population: Residents 752
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,736
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 1,458
Population in Familes 1,111
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 765
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $82,078
Average Household Income $102,361
Per Capita Income $43,268


Total Housing Units 720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 430 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 208 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $310,952
Average Home Value $342,517


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 391
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 -0.28% -0.29%
Households -0.4% -0.35%
Families -0.24% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

Chester Center CDP, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chester Center CDP to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut 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 # 111 23rd
Population Density # 113 21st
Diversity Index # 123 15th
Median Household Income # 54 63rd
Per Capita Income # 59 59th

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