Chesterfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 47,538 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Chesterfield is the 14th largest community in Missouri.
Chesterfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Missouri, but Chesterfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Chesterfield is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Chesterfield is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chesterfield who work in management occupations (16.55%), sales jobs (12.95%), and business and financial occupations (11.93%).
Also of interest is that Chesterfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Chesterfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.44% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Chesterfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Chesterfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Chesterfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Chesterfield, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Chesterfield is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 67.15% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Chesterfield in 2018 was $58,935, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $235,740 for a family of four.
Chesterfield is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chesterfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chesterfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Chesterfield include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Chesterfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Chinese.