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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY VIRGINIA

Chesterfield County Population Numbers

The Federal Government estimate for the entire state of Virginia for 2009 is 7,882,590 people.

The Federal Government estimate for Chesterfield County, Virginia for 2009 is 306,670 people.

The most current info on population estimates from the U.S. Government census is:


2007, 2006 (and before) population info:

The Federal Government estimate for the entire state of Virginia for 2006 is 7,642,884 people.

Below is the Statistics for Chesterfield County according to the May 2007 report from Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Agricultural Statistics Service, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau. (Compare to the Chesterfield County Planning Department estimate of 299,000 for January 2006. Their population chart is here.)

Stats Chesterfield County Virginia
Population, 2006 estimate 296,718 7,642,884
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 14.2% 8.0%
Population, net change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 36,936 563,854
Population, 2000 259,903 7,078,515
Persons under 5 years old, 2005 18,132 513,018
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.3% 6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, 2005 75,030 1,824,568
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 26.0% 24.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 7.5% 11.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, 2005 21,785 865,103
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.9% 50.8%

 

Population Breakdown

White persons, 2005 (a) 215,952 5,567,273
Black persons, 2005 (a) 60,007 1,504,640
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, 2005 (a) 1,057 23,762
Asian persons, 2005 (a) 8,121 345,458
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, 2005 (a) 157 5,744
Persons reporting two or more races, 2005 3,582 120,588
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, 2005 (b) 13,155 452,511
White persons not Hispanic, 2005 204,339 5,164,157
White persons, percent, 2005 (a) 74.8% 73.6%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a) 20.8% 19.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a) 0.4% 0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a) 2.8% 4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a) 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.2% 1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b) 4.6% 6.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 70.7% 68.2%

 

Births and Deaths

Births, 2004 3,657 103,933
Deaths, 2004 1,654 56,550
Infant deaths, 2004 29 776
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 54.8% 52.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 5.2% 8.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 7.8% 11.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 88.1% 81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 32.6% 29.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 33,715 1,155,083
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 26.1 27.0

 

Housing

Housing units, 2005 111,750 3,174,708
Housing units, net change, April 1, 2000 to July, 2005 14,063 270,276
Housing units, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July, 2005 14.4% 9.3%
Homeownership rate, 2000 80.9% 68.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $120,500 $125,400
Households, 2000 93,772 2,699,173
Persons per household, 2000 2.73 2.54
Median household income, 2004 $63,931 $51,103
Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 6.5% 9.5%

 

Business and Wages Information

Chesterfield County Virginia
Personal income, 2004 ($1000) 10,417,294 270,521,697
Personal income per capita, 2004 $36,879 $36,160
Civilian labor force, 2005 159,546 3,933,949
Unemployment rate, 2005 2.9% 3.5%
Full-time and part-time employment by place of work, 2004 151,285 4,594,395
Full-time and part-time employment, net change 2000 to 2004 14,136 187,071
Employment in government, 2004 19,643 837,544
Earnings, 2004 ($1000) 5,951,484 213,341,529
Average earnings per job, 2004 $39,340 $46,435
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 6,197 188,9892
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 95,883 3,054,8162
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 17.0% 5.2%2

 

Chesterfield Company Ownership

Total number of firms, 2002 19,086 529,520
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 9.7% 7.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 S 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 4.0% 5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.0% 29.7%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.8% 3.6%

 

Building and Manufacturing Chesterfield County

Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 3,125,438 83,952,547
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 288,648 10,929,429
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 3,840,880 69,267,796
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,865,113 80,509,062
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,581 $11,069
Building permits, 2005 2,717 61,518
Valuation of building permits, 2005 ($1000) 354,586 8,988,605
Farm land, 2002 (acres) 23,3121 8,624,829
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 710,045 90,637,9462
Federal spending per capita, 2004 $2,510 $12,1502
 
Geography Stats Chesterfield County Virginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 425.75 39,594.07
Persons per square mile, 2000 610.1 178.8
FIPS Code 041 51
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Richmond, VA Metro Area  
1: Independent city of Colonial Heights included with Chesterfield County; data not available separately. **51570 incl. with 51041
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

Figures are in absolute numbers unless otherwise indicated.
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 100 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown


Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Agricultural Statistics Service, National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau
Last Revised: Friday, 04-May-2007 11:31:23 EDT

 

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