Chesterfield County is located in eastern Virginia. The County Seat is Chesterfield Court House and the largest city is Chester. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.chesterfield.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 332,499 and the 2010 census population was 316,231. The land area is 423.30 square miles and there are 747.1 persons per square mile.
69.9% of the population is White, 23.2% is Black or African American, 7.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 3.6% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.5% is two or more races. 90.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 36.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $226,500, there are 113,637 households, an average of 2.78 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,572, the median household income is $72,088, and 6.7% of the persons in Chesterfield County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 24,079. Retail sales (in $1000) were $4,615,854, and sales per capita were $15,419. The percentage of black-owned firms is 13.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.4%.
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