Chesterfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 47,644 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 94.74% 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 (18.41%), sales jobs (12.70%), and business and financial occupations (10.01%).
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.
If knowledge is power, Chesterfield is a pretty powerful place. 67.11% of the adults in Chesterfield have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Chesterfield in 2010 was $56,453, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $225,812 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 Polish.
The most common language spoken in Chesterfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.